Comments on 2008-09-12 Corporate Wikis

You’re clearly right. I experienced similar behaviour in the corporate world. They are coming with a monster (sometime needing a Java client or worst a Win32 fat client) to meet all the requirements from the “stakeholders”... and at the end, no one is using the system due its complexity. Contribution must be simple and easy. Why starting a Java/large application to update one single line in a documentation? That’s inefficient and frustrating (you contribute one time... and after you avoid to use the monster). It will take time before corporation fully understand that Internet-style and minimalist Wikis is the way to go.

A good Wiki is a Wiki where you forget about its user interface when you are using it.

Alexandre Dulaunoy 2008-09-13 09:28 UTC


All we need to figure out now is how to communicat our message to decision makers. :)

AlexSchroeder 2008-09-14 00:38 UTC


Maybe we could somehow adapt RITA for this purpose?

RadomirDopieralski 2008-09-21 22:30 UTC


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