Communication 2.0 with Blogs and Wikis Nicole C. Engard October 30, 2007 EMA 2007
Jenkins Intranet Timeline Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
Problems to Solve Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007 4 Cluttered Email Inboxes Communication Was all via  Email 3 Organization: N...
Typical Project Procedure <ul><li>Set up a meeting with everyone involved </li></ul><ul><li>Start a list of tasks on your ...
Communication During a Project Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
Communication During a Project Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
Communication During a Project Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
Communication During a Project Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
Communication During a Project Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
Communication During a Project And now,everyone knows little bits and pieces  and no one knows everything. Nicole C. Engar...
Why not use a blog? Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
How many of you can say that one year down the line you’ll be able to find that email regarding policy changes? Then there...
Intranet 2.0 Solution - Blogs <ul><li>Web-based & full-text searchable </li></ul><ul><li>Archived & backed up </li></ul><u...
What did the staff think? Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
Kathy Coon – Deputy Director <ul><li>It has cut down on some of the clutter in my inbox.  Now that the important facts are...
Project’s Complete: Now What? Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
Once your project is done, what do you do with all of those documents you were passing back & forth? <ul><li>Store them on...
Why not use a wiki? Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
Intranet 2.0 Solution - Wikis <ul><li>Web-based & full-text searchable </li></ul><ul><li>Archived & backed up </li></ul><u...
What did the staff think? Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
It's a darn nuisance, making documentation, but ya gotta or you won't remember  what ya did last tuesday.  These wiki than...
The Wikis being used for indexing projects make updating much smoother.  No more lost files! -Nancy Garner, Head of Info &...
Let’s See It In Action! Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
Any Questions?? Contact me: Nicole C. Engard Metadata Librarian / Princeton Theological Seminary [email_address]   http://...
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    1. 1. Communication 2.0 with Blogs and Wikis Nicole C. Engard October 30, 2007 EMA 2007
    2. 2. Jenkins Intranet Timeline Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    3. 3. Problems to Solve Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007 4 Cluttered Email Inboxes Communication Was all via Email 3 Organization: No navigation On Intranet & No logical way To find info 2 Too many Places to look For information Email Jenkins Site Staff Schedule Room Rentals 1 Communication Between Staff, Managers and Staff, and Between Departments
    4. 4. Typical Project Procedure <ul><li>Set up a meeting with everyone involved </li></ul><ul><li>Start a list of tasks on your calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Create a document assigning specific people to tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Share the document via email with committee members </li></ul>Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    5. 5. Communication During a Project Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    6. 6. Communication During a Project Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    7. 7. Communication During a Project Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    8. 8. Communication During a Project Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    9. 9. Communication During a Project Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    10. 10. Communication During a Project And now,everyone knows little bits and pieces and no one knows everything. Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    11. 11. Why not use a blog? Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    12. 12. How many of you can say that one year down the line you’ll be able to find that email regarding policy changes? Then there’s the issue of finding information years down the road … Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    13. 13. Intranet 2.0 Solution - Blogs <ul><li>Web-based & full-text searchable </li></ul><ul><li>Archived & backed up </li></ul><ul><li>Visible to all staff – no one is left out </li></ul><ul><li>Fewer emails in our inboxes </li></ul><ul><li>Conversational (email-like) format </li></ul><ul><li>Date and time stamps </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to link to relevant pages & comments </li></ul>Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    14. 14. What did the staff think? Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    15. 15. Kathy Coon – Deputy Director <ul><li>It has cut down on some of the clutter in my inbox. Now that the important facts are on the project pages, I no longer save everything! </li></ul><ul><li>It's great having everything related to a project in one place. </li></ul><ul><li>When I worked on my annual report last year, it helped put the year in perspective. </li></ul>Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    16. 16. Project’s Complete: Now What? Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    17. 17. Once your project is done, what do you do with all of those documents you were passing back & forth? <ul><li>Store them on a shared drive? </li></ul><ul><li>Add links to them to your intranet? </li></ul><ul><li>Store them in your email? </li></ul><ul><li>Print them out? </li></ul>Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    18. 18. Why not use a wiki? Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    19. 19. Intranet 2.0 Solution - Wikis <ul><li>Web-based & full-text searchable </li></ul><ul><li>Archived & backed up </li></ul><ul><li>Visible to all staff – no one is left out </li></ul><ul><li>History of edits with date and time stamps </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to link to relevant pages & comments </li></ul><ul><li>Sound familiar? </li></ul>Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    20. 20. What did the staff think? Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    21. 21. It's a darn nuisance, making documentation, but ya gotta or you won't remember what ya did last tuesday. These wiki thangs are better than tha old way. - Ken Snyder, Network Admin Jenkins Law Library Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    22. 22. The Wikis being used for indexing projects make updating much smoother. No more lost files! -Nancy Garner, Head of Info & Research Services Jenkins Law Library Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    23. 23. Let’s See It In Action! Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
    24. 24. Any Questions?? Contact me: Nicole C. Engard Metadata Librarian / Princeton Theological Seminary [email_address] http://web2learning.net Learn more: http://web2learning.net/learn-more Nicole C. Engard – EMA 2007
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