Archives for the tag: wikis

Wiki Theater – Your Wiki Isn’t Wikipedia

If you ever want to see a human being express completely unrestrained passion for a subject, just ask Stewart Mader over at Future Changes if there's any difference between an enterprise wiki and Wikipedia. As a wiki evangelist, Stewart justifiably finds this confusion between wikis for business and Wikipedia to be one of his greatest pet-peeves. As the most widely-known wiki deployment in the world (and arguably a major milestone in human achievement), Wikipedia has done a lot to raise the public's

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Wiki Theater – Five Killer Use Cases for Wikis

Every conference we attend seems to be full of passionate Atlassian customers. Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco last week was no exception. We got to catch up with dozens of Confluence customers including folks from Bank of America, VSP, and Kaiser Permanente just to name a few. We also got to do some wiki evangelizing in Atlassian's 2nd Annual Wiki Theater. Since the conference theme was Doing More with Less, attendees were rather receptive to the idea of getting more out of their wiki. Below is one

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(case studies) How Confluence is used in the US Government

UPDATE: The venue has moved from the World Bank to the American Institute of Architects. If you happen to live in the Washington DC area, you can drop by the American Institute of Architects on May 14 to see presentations by... the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Geographic Socieity (NGS) Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Executive Office of the President - Office of Management & Budget (EOP-OMB) And many others They will discuss how they're using Confluence and other

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Wiki Theater is Back – This Week at Web 2.0 Expo

If you're at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco this week, come by and see us in the exhibitor hall. We'll have our big, 20-foot booth set up at this year. And by popular demand we're bringing back Wiki Theater. Every day we'll have four informative presentations ranging from Why Your Wiki Isn't Wikipedia to Supercharging SharePoint with an Enterprise Wiki. If you're at the show stop by, say hello, and enjoy some Wiki Theater. Wednesday April 1 11:00 Five Killer Wiki Use Cases 12:30 Why Your Wiki Isn't

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Confluence – key internal comms tool for Earth Hour

If you haven't heard yet, this weekend is Earth Hour and over 2,800 cities and towns across 80 countries have committed to switching off their lights at 8.30pm on Saturday 28 March. If you have heard, you'll know that Earth Hour is a WWF initiative about sending a global message to world leaders at the Global Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen 2009. This meeting will determine official government policies to take action against global warming, which will replace the Kyoto Protocol. You may have

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Organisation is Key

Part 1 of this series of blogs on the evolution of the Evaluator Resources space focused on how the sales team used Confluence to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of delivering information to prospects and evaluators. This instalment of the series looks at how, and why, content in the Confluence Evaluator Resources space has been organised. Learn how we used an inclusions library along with a couple of bundled macros to avoid duplication of content and improve visibility of information. Further, utilising CustomWare's free Composition Plugin we created a set of tabbed pages that visitors new to wikis could resonate with. To find out more, read on...

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