A Wiki is a page or collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content (excluding blocked users), using a simplified markup language. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites.

Reasons Why Your Council/Organisation Should Use Wikis

  • To make data stored in directories/folders easier to find.
  • To build operational manuals.
  • To encourage collaboration.
  • To identify anomolies, overlaps and gaps in an organisations processes and terminology.
  • To improve customer service.
  • To capture knowledge
  • To organise knowledge
  • To share knowledge
  • To transfer knowledge
  • To give context to data
  • To improve personal and corporate memory
  • To aggregate data
  • To help develop ideas
  • To help build a consensus on particular topics

Local Government Related Wikis

Related Pages

External Links & References

  1. Wikidot
  2. Wikipedia
  4. Wikipatterns
  5. Wikis in Plain English (Youtube Video)
  6. Wiki Inventor Sticks a Fork in His Baby - Wired (April 2012)
  7. Google Search
  8. Siftery - A List of Top Wiki Software
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