Wednesday 18 July 2007

15 Productive Uses for a Wiki

Here is a great resource from Web Worker Daily, called 15 Productive Uses for a Wiki, posted by Leo Babuta.

The 15 uses listed are:
  1. To-do list
  2. Project Management
  3. Operations Manuals
  4. Checklists
  5. Plan an event
  6. Log client work
  7. Track invoices
  8. Notes & Snippets
  9. Goals
  10. Contacts
  11. Workspace
  12. FAQS
  13. Collaboration
  14. Reference
  15. One place for everything

Depending on the size of your team, the culture in your workplace or your personal preferences, any number of these suggestions are applicable to improving your working environment.

Wiki's won't change the world, but I like them, and I believe that they will appeal to younger professionals in the future who regularly use social networking and collaborative tools as part of their daily college experiences.

Be sure to check out all of the "responses" below the post, as there are many testimonies from individuals and groups who are using wiki's to improve how they work.

I am using a wiki, (early stages at the moment), to manage my KM dissertation. I chose Wetpaint, which allows me to setup custom page templates enabling me to document categorised case studies and paper reviews in a consistent manner. I am hoping it will also provide an interesting medium for collaboration with my supervisor.

You can see the Extacit Wiki here.

1 comment:

Arjun Thomas said...

... and the list goes on..