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Wikipedia and the wiki utopia, revisited


If Wikipedia can be as good as Britannica, we could replace all our outdated corporate knowledge repositories with wikis. Six years later, we can safely say that the predicted wiki utopia never materialized. Suppose now that you work for a really large corporation, with 100,000 employees, and deploy wikis to your workforce to create the content you need. wiki Wikipedia

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Grow Your Wiki

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21 days of wiki adoption. Course Using Wiki. Enterprise Wiki. managing wiki growth. using wiki in education. wiki adoption strategies. wiki pilot. Wiki tools. Wiki Uses. Showing the example of how to work agendas through a wiki vs. email! Start together - wiki with a purpose; 6. Subscribe to Grow Your Wiki. About.

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TruthForce! | How Wiki Software is Changing Communication

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Home » How Wiki Software is Changing Communication. How Wiki Software is Changing Communication. Editorial Comment : Computers and well, technology in general, are gradually reshaping economic, cultural and even political interaction. How wiki software is reforming bloated bureaucracies and changing the face of communication. A. A. A. Articles. Issues. Galleries.

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Blogs et Wikis en formation

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Post: Blogs et Wikis en formation. Blogs et Wikis en formation View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. Intervention lors de latelier organisé par le CTN de Caen sur lusage des blogs et des wikis en formation. Blogs et Wikis en formation. Slide 1: Blog Wiki « Blog, wiki, FOAD : Quelles articulations ? » Intervenante: Isabelle Dremeau Consultante Formatrice Atelier : Jeudi 22 mai 2008 Centre des Technologies Nouvelles, Caen [link]. I. installe � Découverte des Wikis �Création Wiki ! � Wiki Blog I. wiki I.

Social business, the forest and the garden: Your intranet is not the Internet


If page-rank search, blogs, wikis, social networks and microblogging work so well out there, they should just thrive in the workplace too, but we now know for a fact that they often don’t. You may no longer remember this, but back in 2006, wikis were all the rage. Most interactions are not anonymous, and even lurkers are easy to spot. Photo credit: Wikipedia. Stay tuned!

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Marketing Edge

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Subscribe to our podcast « Pre-Vegas flight for Blogworld Expo Corporate leaders don’t need to talk, just listen to the conversation » BlogWorld Expo: Good opening day, finished strong Chris Heuer points out how an enterprise wiki building company, Social Text, has in its product plan that their product will be produced in conjunction with its customers. Paul Dunay , on the panel about how to integrate social media into your marketing mix, focused on wikis and has some keys to look for. I’m paraphrasing here; Paul, clarify in comments if you need to.

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

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Lesson #6 Master Wikis. Take for example, their WetPaint wiki for marketing students looking for career guidance. Like Marshall recently mentioned in his post Wikis Are Now Serious Business , Wikis are not just for internal use, but can be used for many things.things like teaching, for example. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb. ReadWriteTalk. Last100. About.

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Forget ‘The Bachelorette’: IT + Marketing is the New Romance

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Heidi Bullock Not very long ago, the main interactions between marketers and the IT department were around upgrading phones, storing files on a backup drive, or maybe transferring someone to the coolest new Mac from an aging PC. lately I have observed a new kind of interaction between marketing and IT, and a change in the organizational structures within companies.

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You’re doing a terrible job with search and social


And, now that form is no longer too expensive for the common man, Google’s beginning to insist that you spend some time getting off your laurels and do a better job of revising that old school textbook that’s decades outdated and come up with something much more compelling: color photos, a nice cover, maybe digital and interactive! You’ve a Chequered Past. Want some proof?

The 12 Types of People You’ll Meet at a Conference


This person might even write up a wiki page or create a presentation to show your team when they return. 9) The Thought Leader. This interaction could happen during the conference, or sometime after the conference when the prospect has thought the deal over. Should you be networking to make connections with smart people? So which type of conference attendee are you? Goal = Learning.

10 Clever Website Error Messages From Creative Companies


Well, back in 2009 Google created Google Wave to combine email, instant messaging, wikis, web chat, social networking, and project management. Source: How Interactive Design. Website up-time -- the amount of time a business' website is up and functioning -- is an important metrics for marketers and IT professionals to track. your website will totally still go down. Tumblr. Blippy.

Olympics, Diversity and Social Business Platforms


Understanding the when, what, who, where and how of those interacting patterns is fundamental for creating a thriving workplace. There are plenty of brilliant individuals in your organization who still love the good ol’ face-to-face, phone or email interactions. Photo credit: clevercupcakes. The two countries I cheer for–Brazil and Canada–are particularly diverse.

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The CIO and Social Media: Embracing Change

Modern B2B Marketing

Because we encourage collaboration and interaction on social channels, we created a company-wide social media policy to guide company communications. We make sure this document is readily available for employees on our website, on our internal Wiki, and in our handbook. The Old Way. The old way of thinking was that Facebook wasn’t a work tool, so it should be restricted. Do not lie.

How to Hire The Perfect Person To Run Your Social Media

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Additionally, the candidate must possess a solid understanding of the social media universe, including YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, StumbleUpon, Delicious, Digg, reddit, forums, wikis and blogs. If people have interacted with their shares, or asked them questions, have they responded? Planning to increase your social media budget in 2015? If so, you’re not alone. Social media marketing.

Hindsight 20/20 Series: 4. Your social business platform as a shopping mall


After a while, you’ll have to figure out what is the real difference between your social business platform, and all the communications and collaboration products that preceded it, like your intranet web content management system, your corporate wiki, your SharePoint or Lotus Notes,  email and telephones. Even wikis, who are supposed to be social, are mostly one-trick ponies.

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Hiring the Perfect Person to Run Your Social Media


Additionally, the candidate must possess a solid understanding of the social media universe, including YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, StumbleUpon, Delicious, Digg, reddit, forums, wikis and blogs. If people have interacted with their shares, or asked them questions, have they responded? Planning to increase your social media budget this year? If so, you’re not alone. Those are costs.

Online Games Teach Kids Valuable Work Skills

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There are extensive Wiki’s that capture the collective wisdom of players, edited and maintained by the young enthusiasts. With various combinations of IRC (chat), Skype, and in-person meetings, kids will work together to design and build houses, interactive art, tools, weapons, etc. She works at  Coherent Interactive  on social media, website design, mobile apps, & marketing.

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Foolproof Formulas to Turn a Cluttered Twitter Stream Into Real Business


Odds are you recognize the potential that each of these social interactions have to advance your business and solve customer problems. Here are a few tried and true examples to help you make the most of your interactions on Twitter. For each interaction, follow up your thank you up with something to push the relationship further. Take a breath. There are now 12,000 tweets.

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What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends


This tool is fast, easy to use, and offers a useful set of filters for finding mentions of a company or topic in specific types of social interaction (e.g. Its monitoring covers blogs, message boards, forums, microblogging sites, wikis, media sharing sites, social networks, online classifieds and review sites. The Radian6 Dashboard enables you to monitor conversations in real time, while the Engagement Console lets you respond directly or route posts to appropriate individuals or teams and analyze the results of social media interactions. No more. Alterian SM2 Freemium.

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The Ultimate Glossary: 120 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained


Its analytics service can show you which pages are trending, where people are interacting with your brand, and what they're saying about your content on Twitter. Application Programing Interface (API) - An API is a documented interface that allows one software application to interact with another application. On the web today, things change fast. An example of this is the Twitter API.

Book Review: The Social Employee


Companies that have these three elements in place can create critical new brand assets (such as content from customers or insights from their feedback), open up new channels for interactions (Twitter-based customer service, Facebook news feeds), and completely reposition a brand through the way its employees interact with customers or other parties.”

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How to Identify Content Topics That Hit Home With Your Readers


Your customer service and sales staff -- or anyone interacting with leads and customers on a daily basis -- often have the closest view into the challenges your customers face and the questions your prospects have. Create a forum for them to send blogging and content ideas to you based on feedback from their customer interactions. Blank screens are the enemy of inbound marketing.

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Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010


WPO is about capitalizing on these trends, so learn how to integrate your social media, search, SEM, content marketing and other interactive marketing and PR efforts to optimize your web presence here in some of the best articles and blog posts on (shhh! It’s also frequently written about in popular blogs and online publications, though strangely almost no one uses the term. Whatever.

Squirrels, long working hours, and social technologies


Emails and meetings are good for peer-to-peer communications or quick back-and-forth interactions, but they are poor channels when it comes to searchability, re-use and organic dissemination of information. That’s where activity streams, “walls,” tweets, wikis, blog posts, discussion forums, social file sharing, social bookmarking and other social technologies come handy.

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JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching

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Wikis as a Tool for Collaborative Course Management. world, wikis have emerged as a tool that may. Because of a wiki?s. use a wiki as a course management tool, and shares. Keywords : Wiki, Course Management, Collaboration, Web 2.0, collaborative web application known as a wiki to. wiki allows users to create, post, edit, or delete. As such, a wiki is a useful tool for. By introducing a wiki for collaborative. course management, students also learn to interact. information to the wiki, the role of the instructor. wikis.

Blogs and educating the eflective practitioner

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The key reasons for this are that they map the learning journey in real time; they are deeply personal, giving a whole person view; they use rich media that becomes searchable and reconfigurable using tagging; they are portable and easy to access; they encourage dialogue, interaction with an audience and peer group feedback; and they are emotional and playful too. Using blog and wiki for your portfolio. Blogs and Wikis for Beginners. (beta). Browse. My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Widgets. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |. Most Embedded. |. Featured. |. Uploading.


Social Capital Byte: Institutionalizing Parity in B2B Relationships

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” (the “ROI”), vis-à-vis interacting with existing, potential or past customers and other stakeholders that search out the properties. Institute a wiki where partners and clients can voluntarily share best practices (traditional or online), particularly when there is a correlation with the product or service your company provides. Where’s the value? Public Relation

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The Bamboo Project Blog

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As we think about that module and the fact that for most people, their primary interaction with blogs is to read them, Im growing impatient with this idea from a learning perspective. blogs and wikis are also used as a means for a new employee to provide content/commentary on a topic at which he/she is an expert where others within the organization are struggling.â?? Week 5-- Wikis.

The Death of Cold Calling – Ending the Debate

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Cold calling is the process of approaching prospective customers or clients, typically via telephone, who were not expecting such an interaction. The word “cold&# is used because the person receiving the call is not expecting a call or has not specifically asked to be contacted by a sales person - wiki.   This post is the #4 most tweeted article from all of my posts on the blog.

The Ultimate Glossary: 101 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained


Application Programing Interface (API) - An API is a documented interface that allows one software application to to interact with another application. Users are called "residents" and they interact with each other through avatars. USTREAM - USTREAM is a live interactive broadcast platform that enables anyone with an Internet connection and a camera to engage to stream video online.

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Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010


In addition, we can say whatever we want in an e-mail and not get interrupted by someone else’s point of view,&# and suggests using other communications methods such as instant messaging, phone calls, live meetings, web conferences, blogs and wikis in situations where those tools are really more appropriate and effective. Well, unlike social media, email is virtually universal. Karen J.

The Social Media MBA: Part 3: Social Media Landscape

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As I write this blog post, I am wrapping up another term of teaching two Social Media MBA courses:  Social Media Marketing and Social Media Marketing Strategy. I am reminded why I love teaching social media while viewing students final papers, wiki projects, and blog projects. These are the emails every instructor loves to read! guarantee you use more than you think. This is HUGE!

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Web 2.0 Expo – cool stuff seen on the floor of the show

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They get them to listen to your message and interact with your brand, and more than that, they produce the results. So that means they integrate things like blogs, podcasts, wikis, forums into a “Hive” (one could say mashup here). Here are a few companies in alphabetical order I thought had shown some real promise at the Web 2.0 Expo Ascentium – A model for the agency of the future I spoke to the CMO, Romi Mahajan who explained Ascentium 's go-to-market strategy to me. Not only do they build cool marketing campaigns but they can connect to your sales process.

Bytes from the PR Sphere: Distilling the Social Components of Public Relations

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Terry, together with Fran Gregory and Jean Valin, also used a wiki to develop a formal definition, which CPRS adopted a few years ago : Public relations is the strategic management of relationships between an organization and its diverse publics, through the use of communication, to achieve mutual understanding, realize organizational goals, and serve the public interest. Not own.

Want to Build a B2B Community? Twitter Chat Offers Advice and How.


But the participants highlighted the fact that not all customers would want to interact online, some will require personalized attention. Then determine if you can leverage or need to build your own kimgeralds : Start with a community that already exists ‘face-to-face,’ say a Users Group, or via the Online Support site, Wiki’s, forums, etc. They paid to belong.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)


Even if there isn’t enough relevant traffic on that site to make a large effort in network-building and interaction worthwhile, any links you include in your profile still have value. To help out, Sean Horrigan has compiled this glossary of social media terms from aggregator, blogs and crowdsourcing to thumbstream, widget and wikis. Social Media Monitoring Tools by Onflow Interactive. Master List – A Wiki of Social Media Monitoring Solutions. ** 5 stars. Social media monitoring and interaction activity can be tough to maintain. by Kuno Creative.

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Ten social media and technology mega-trends to watch

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The US intelligence community made wikis, documents, and blogs available to analysts across agencies (with appropriate security controls, of course). The next leap forward in the productivity of knowledge workers will come from interactive technologies combined with complementary investments in process innovations and training. 4. I just read a fascinating (and lengthy!) Digg this!

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How Social Media Has Changed PR


And through various forms of social media—blogs, video, wikis, forums, podcasts, social bookmarking and networking sites—they have made themselves participants. Social media has shifted the practice to interactive PR , or, if you prefer, social PR or conversational PR. social media, PR practitioners, microphone PR, interactive PR, social PR, conversational PR social media, PR practitioners, microphone PR, interactive PR, social PR, conversational PR icerocket tags: Blogging for Business Conference, The practice of PR, Web 2.0, What do you think?

6 Content Challenges Facing Enterprise Marketers (Plus Some Helpful Solutions)


User experience -- How your prospects, users, and customers interact with a company in different channels and on different devices. It can be written, visual, interactive, or audible. We also heavily use our wiki by Atlassian under our "Marketing Inspiration" page. In the world of marketing, content takes any form you want it be: written, visual, interactive, or audible.

Study shows Twitter users are powerful consumers

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– Daily Twitter users are 6 times more likely to publish articles, five times more likely to post blogs, seven times more likely to post to Wikis and three times more likely to post product reviews at least monthly compared to non-Twitter users. – 23 percent of online consumers read Twitter updates at least monthly. Intuitively, these finding make sense to me.  Tweet This!