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Wikis

Wikis enable small and large groups to build web pages quickly and provide users ongoing access to collaborate, build knowledge bases, and organize projects.

5 Wiki Tools for Building Online Communities
Wikis have become fully integrated online community platforms with social technologies for building collaborative and shared knowledge bases among teams and customers.

How to Run a Successful Wiki Pilot
Stewart Mader is a noted wiki/social software researcher and author who developed wikipatterns to share valuable strategies that can affect adoption. First, understand these basic points why to use a wiki and then how to run a pilot.

Getting Started with Wikis for Any Size Project
The power of any wiki is increased by the amount users who contribute to the wiki project. These quick tips can help you get started setting up a wiki along with alternatives based on your choice of wiki tools.

Atlassian Confluence - Natural Fit for Team and Community Spaces
Atlassian Confluence is the evolution of wikis designed to perform as an online collaboration platform and has set the bar high for new wiki-style collaboration products.

Autodesk WikiHelp Community Steers to Open Learning
Autodesk's Wikihelp community is a social collaboration of open learning through empowerment that combines product help with community knowledge, giving users a voice in a published fashion.

Clinked Wiki-Style Project Collaboration
Clinked's main attraction is the wiki-style collaboration features, a favorite among project teams. Clinked has advantages for non-technical people who don’t want to fuss with tool usage and it is usable in 10 languages.

Project Wikis Using Google Sites
Creating a project wiki using Google Sites is an easy process. As a web application, Google Sites has customizable templates for quick setup.

Wiki Recipe Club - 10 Reasons to Build a Recipe Wiki
In one month, you will be well on your way to start a recipe club at home or work. Sign up for my weekly newsletter and my lessons this month will be delivered to your inbox every Monday.

Lesson 1 - Organizing Material for Recipe Wiki
Lesson one will help you organize recipes for your wiki, based on how you manage your kitchen, plan meals, or plan events.

Deciding on Collaboration Tools?
Your collaboration tool choice may bring harmony or discord with your collaborating group. Assign a planning and implementation team to take charge of getting people engaged.

Lesson 2 - Choosing a Wiki Tool
I described a wiki recipe for a friend when we played golf the other day. MaryLou was undecided and said, “Is it like your own personal cookbook?”

XWiki’s Notable Collaborative Authoring and Knowledge Sharing Platform
XWiki makes a strong case for collaborators to centralize and organize content in the cloud. Wiki technologies, like XWiki help teams and communities to collaborate.

Lesson 5 - Publishing a Wiki Site
In Lesson 5 - Publishing a Wiki Site, you will learn to publish, enhance, and share your wiki site with others.

Socialize Your Online Collaboration Tool Choices
Online collaboration tool options are many, ranging from web based productivity tools to an integrated approach like private social networks. Obtaining insights to your group's processes and preferences for online collaboration will give you a head start on selecting the right tool.

Lesson 3 - Creating the Wiki Structure
The structure of a wiki is crucial, similar to the building blocks of a home. The foundation and order will drive proper maintenance of your recipe wiki.

Lesson 4 - Adding Wiki Recipe Pages
Learn how to create wiki pages from scratch, scan images, and add links and video in your own recipe wiki.

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