Introduction to Wikis
4 December 2008
What is a Wiki?
"A wiki is a page or collection of Web pages
designed to enable anyone who accesses it
to contribute or mo...
Basic Principles
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki_software
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Edit_Button
http://en.w...
Concepts
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikinomics
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Long_Tail
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C...
Types of Wikis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Structured_wiki (vs Unstructured)
Approved (e.g. Citizendium) vs moderated (e....
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hype_cycle
Commonplace
Gartner predicts that wikis - such as the
popular Wikipedia online encyclopedia -
should become commonplace in...
Corporate Positioning
databases
wiki
CMS
network drives group mailboxes
intranets
web
portals
extranets
What for?
Collaborate
Cooperate
Codesign
Cocreate
Edit
Review
Improve
Contribute
Contextualize
Comment
Develop
Collect
Dynamics
Traditional Content Mgmt
Privacy
Ownership
Hierarchy
Authority
Copyright
Individuals
Wikis
Open Access
Sharing
Re...
ROI
"What is important cannot always be
measured and what can be measured
is not always important."
Albert Einstein
Practical Benefits
Speed (time saving, capture, feedback)
Flexibility (linking, embedding, distributing)
Reactivity (1-cli...
Business Benefits
Creation of Value
Knowledge Transfer
Collective Knowledge
Scope
Decentralized vs Centralized Intelligenc...
Social Benefits
Autonomy
Feeling of Belonging
Team Spirit
Recognition
Learning
Social Objects
Connections
How to Sell it?
One Place to Go
Dead Easy
Community Driven
Recognized
Organized
Searchable
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Introduction to Wikis

  1. 1. Introduction to Wikis 4 December 2008
  2. 2. What is a Wiki? "A wiki is a page or collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki
  3. 3. Basic Principles http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki_software http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Edit_Button http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markup_language http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CamelCase http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Changelog
  4. 4. Concepts http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikinomics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Long_Tail http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collective_intelligence http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisdom_of_Crowds http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crowdsourcing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massively_distributed_collaboration http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_Collaboration http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_collaboration Participants
  5. 5. Types of Wikis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Structured_wiki (vs Unstructured) Approved (e.g. Citizendium) vs moderated (e.g. Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semantic_wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikinews http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikibooks http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiktionary http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_wiki_farms And many more...
  6. 6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hype_cycle
  7. 7. Commonplace Gartner predicts that wikis - such as the popular Wikipedia online encyclopedia - should become commonplace in at least 50 percent of enterprises worldwide within the next four years. 7 June 2005
  8. 8. Corporate Positioning databases wiki CMS network drives group mailboxes intranets web portals extranets
  9. 9. What for? Collaborate Cooperate Codesign Cocreate Edit Review Improve Contribute Contextualize Comment Develop Collect
  10. 10. Dynamics Traditional Content Mgmt Privacy Ownership Hierarchy Authority Copyright Individuals Wikis Open Access Sharing Relations Legitimacy Public Domain Community
  11. 11. ROI "What is important cannot always be measured and what can be measured is not always important." Albert Einstein
  12. 12. Practical Benefits Speed (time saving, capture, feedback) Flexibility (linking, embedding, distributing) Reactivity (1-click edit) Fluidity (web vs docs) Frequency (updates via feeds vs email) Visibility Quality
  13. 13. Business Benefits Creation of Value Knowledge Transfer Collective Knowledge Scope Decentralized vs Centralized Intelligence Context vs Dispersed Information Who are the Real Experts?
  14. 14. Social Benefits Autonomy Feeling of Belonging Team Spirit Recognition Learning Social Objects Connections
  15. 15. How to Sell it? One Place to Go Dead Easy Community Driven Recognized Organized Searchable
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