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Create your own wiki and focus on discovering and understanding benefits of this contemporary content delivery tool.
Read multiple existing wiki sites as a substitute exercise.

This reading will give you some ideas of the use of wikis within organizations:

Grace, P. L. (2009). Wikis as a knowledge management tool. Journal of Knowledge Management, 13(4), 64-74. Retrieved from http://lpis.csd.auth.gr/mtpx/km/material/JKM-13-4b.pdf

One popular site that allows you to create your own personal wiki is: http://pbwiki.com/. Other similar sites are listed here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_wiki_software

If for some reason you cannot create your own wiki, you can also look for existing wikis for evaluation. Here you have a nice list of them: http://lists.econsultant.com/top-best-wikis-websites.html

Write a 2-3 page paper, structured as follows (use these headings):
-What is a wiki and how can be useful for an organization?
-Select ONE of the products that allows you to create a wiki and describe it in detail.
-Identify ONE organizational goal that would be supported by this wiki.
-What features would you offer in the wiki to support that organizational goal?
-How this is related to the learning objectives of this module?

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Step 1
We look at one existing wiki for evaluation. The selected wiki is Wiki travel. (See: http://wikitravel.org/en/Main_Page#b)This wiki is a collaborative travel information project created by Evan Prodromou and Michele Ann. Currently, the wiki has 25,582 destination guides written by the users of the websites from around the world. The purpose of Wiki travel was to enable the sharing of knowledge that makes travel enjoyable. If travelers share knowledge and swap information, the travelling becomes a pleasure. Wiki travel is available in 21 languages. Each of the guides is accessible under the free content license. The website is owned by Internet Brands. The Wiki travel is an excellent site for getting information about a specific travelling destination from different travelers.

Step 2
A wiki is a website whose contents can be modified by its users. The users can add, modify, or delete its contents. This is collaborative software that powers a wiki. Usually wikis make WYSWG editing available to users through ActiveX control that transfers graphically entered formatting into wiki text. Usually, the wikis keep a record of changes made to wiki pages and every version is stored. Most ...

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