Wikipedia is a collective editing platform which allows end user maintaining or contribution data on the pages but “not all wikis are Wikipedia’s, however.  Some wikis are for private use and are simply communication tools between family, friends and co-workers.” (RevenueGal, Understanding Wiki). However, basically wiki is a public site that is a useful resource for organizations. A defining characteristic of wiki technology is the ease with which pages can be created and updated. Generally, there is no review before modifications are accepted. Many wikis are open to alteration by the general public without requiring them to register user accounts.

Wiki provides an ideal collaboration environment itis an open resource with website, it has some features

System – Model of Wiki

Therefore, based on the triangle model it is apparently can be seen

Users don’t have any background can do docs editing and contribution which means users only through web browser can do collaboration, this is core value. For organization Wikis serve many different purposes, such as knowledge management and note taking. Wikis can be community websites and intranets, for example. Some permit control over different functions (levels of access).

Wiki of organization integration plan – case study –

Our group will take an example ProMOS Technologies which is a leading manufacturer of semiconductor memory products. More precisely, ProMOS specializes in DRAM technology, including stack DRAM and trench DRAM, and also makes flash memory, discrete charge-trapping memory, and phase-change memory. For our purpose we are going to achieve the goal assist the company effectively wiki strategy to create a knowledge page to introduce the company history, background and support pushing social media employee web on the Wikipedia pages.

Our integration plan for this company on the WiKi (private pages)

Organizational information — our mission statement, marketing materials, links to group calendars

Communications information – past formal communications to staff, links to email list archives

Common files — licensed software we use, forms and template


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