Enterprise wikis: an introduction

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A brief presentation of wikis in enterprises: definition, characteristics, benefits, etc.

A brief presentation of wikis in enterprises: definition, characteristics, benefits, etc.

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  • 1. Enterprise wikis : an introduction by XWiki
  • 2. What is a wiki?
  • 3. Naissance en 1995 "the simplest online database that could possibly work". 1995: Birth of the wiki
  • 4. Wikipedia: a success!
  • 5. « A wiki is a page or collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content. » (from Wikipedia itself) Definition
  • 6. The wiki, a new way to work together
  • 7. First was the document
  • 8. Then was the e-mail
  • 9. Eventually came the wiki...
  • 10. Wiki = e-mail for groups
  • 11. Working better together
  • 12. Wikis' added value
  • 13. Flexibility
  • 14. Transparency
  • 15. Extensibility
  • 16. Speed
  • 17. Dynamysm
  • 18. Uniqueness
  • 19. Openness
  • 20. Customization
  • 21. A wiki, what for?
  • 22. Collaborate Cooperate Organize Structure Select Comment Discuss Exchange Find Tag cloud Create
  • 23. Wiki use examples
  • 24. Knowledge Management Acquiring, improving and sharing corporate knowledge.
  • 25. Intranet Information publishing for a company's employees.
  • 26. Project management Before the project: centralize project-related information. During the project: follow the project's evolution. After the project: business cases, etc.
  • 27. Document creation Create, modify, improve and review documents together.
  • 28. Group collaboration A wiki can be used as a company's main collaboration tool.
  • 29. Support Provide support to your customers and product users.
  • 30. Knowledge base Create a FAQ or a knowledge base for your clients.
  • 31. Wikis and ROI
  • 32. «  What is important cannot always be measured and what can be measured is not always important » (Albert Einstein) Value creation
  • 33. Benefits from wikis Time gain Cost reduction Better knowledge sharing Higher autonomy
  • 34. Benefits from wikis Development of a feeling of belonging Improved reactivity Knowledge transfert Exchange fluidity
  • 35. Benefits from wikis Identify experts Better team spirit And the list goes on !
  • 36. The future of wikis
  • 37. Gartner's predictions
  • 38. For the coming years « 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. » (Aaron Tan, ZDNet Asia, 7 juin 2005)
  • 39. Why choosing XWiki?
  • 40. XWiki : more than a wiki ! An application development tool that can be used to answer a wide range of needs and use cases A wiki you can easily connect with existing tools (such as LDAP) Wide range of customization and setup options
  • 41. XWiki, the company A team mixing many compatencies Innovative and optimized project management practices Sound technological partners A company ahead of its market Effective Research & Development
  • 42. www.xwiki.com - contact@xwiki.com +33 (0)1 45 42 40 90