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Wiki

An online project allowing any participant to comment, add, delete or change the product. A wiki is generally an online dictionary or encyclopedia. Wiki software has been developed to ease the editing process. It is an example of Web 2.0. The first wiki came online in 1994.
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24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Performance Solutions International (PSI), a leader in industry-focused training and performance improvement services, today announced the release of its Inside Financial Services Industry Wiki.
This study, on the use of Wikis to support student nurses in learning health terminology found no significant difference between the intervention and control groups.
NASDAQ: ANEN) said its Anaren Integrated Radio (AIR) module team has launched a wiki (located at http://www.
PhD candidate Lisa Yeo and Ofer Arazy, an assistant professor in the Alberta School of Business, say that using wikis as a form of corporate knowledge management can be beneficial.
The literature at the time this project was conceptualized suggested that there was great potential for success when using wikis in collaborative writing assignments, although the scholarship primarily described potential uses of wikis in the classroom without evaluating outcomes.
Wikis are web pages that allow multiple users to create and edit web pages (Alexander, 2006; Baldarrain, 2006; Bisoux, 2008, Duffy & Bruns, 2006; Frydenberg, 2008; Parker & Chao, 2007; Richardson, 2009; Tapscott & Williams, 2008).
While it's true that wikis provide voice and desktop sharing functionality, the largest savings in bandwidth usage and tool usability lie in the format used to share information via text (including documents) and chat.
Wei, Maust, Barrick, Cuddihy, and Spyridakis (2005) defined Wikis as "online workspace that allows members to collaboratively create and edit web pages without requiring HTML knowledge, using no more complicated technology than [a] web browser" (p.
The wiki was designed to provide a comprehensive and detailed comparison of IFRS for SMEs to U.
Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites, to power community websites, for personal note taking, in corporate intranets, and in knowledge management systems.
Peloff has seen wikis used at professional conferences, where people can chime in with thoughts during a presentation, creating a kind of Aoongoing recordAo.