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Description: 2:34 minutes. Link to YouTube video describing wikis and use in business.  This is an opportunity to discuss pros & cons for business usage.  A wiki is a server software that allows users to freely create & edit Web page content. Wikis support hyperlinks & have simple text syntax for creating new pages & crosslinks between internal pages.

Source: WetPaint, YouTube Video

Date: 10/2/2007

Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7BAU2XX5Ws

Discussion Questions:

1. What are the business implications associated with effectively utilizing wikis?

2. Wikis are:

a. relatively new & difficult to assess business value

b. simple databases

c. open source, spam free communication tools

d. server software that allows users to freely create & edit Web page content

3. Wikis can:

a. replace email

b. be used in business to provide intranet and knowledge management systems

c. have many hyperlinks embedded

d. be used to create collaborative websites

4. Wikis are:

a. difficult to update

b. flawed by their definition

c. easily updated by a group of people

d. developed initially with legacy systems technology

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