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  • What are they? A wiki is software that allows users to easily create, edit, and link pages together. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites. These wiki websites are often also referred to as wikis; for example, Wikipedia is one of the best known wikis.[1]

  • How are they used? A Wiki looks and feels just like a Website. Several pages can be created within your Wiki page. It's used to share information with users who you give access to view and edit your space. Information can be added or edited easily and immediately. Some organizations or departments use it like an intranet since only selected users have access to it. It can also be used as a kind of chat room of sorts.
  • Who is using them?Wikis are used in many businesses to provide affordable and effective Intranets and for Knowledge Management. Ward Cunningham, developer of the first wiki, WikiWikiWeb, originally described it as "the simplest online database that could possibly work".[2] Wiki is a way to keep the office information secure and accessible from every where, look at the next video,
There is an article regarding use of Wikipedia on College Campuses that can be found at http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/QsJbbI6Jfl716A/Wikipedia-Use-as-Research-Tool-Growing-on-College-Campuses.xhtml Wikipedia and academics
Top 100 tools

Wikispaces was chosen as one of the Top 10 Tools in 2008
Accounting Applications (are there any)?

The AICPA has incorporated a Wiki on their web site for collaborative input on comparison between US GAAP and IFRS for SMEs (Small and Medium Sized Entities)! http://wiki.ifrs.com/

  • Here's an interesting article from the CPA Journal Online:
http://www.nysscpa.org/cpajournal/2007/507/perspectives/p6.htm
  • The SaaS applications wiki - open for business
http://www.enterpriseirregulars.com/12681/the-saas-applications-wiki-open-for-business/



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