Business Intelligence in a Wiki World!

Active Garage

Companies can use this information to identify enhancements to their current analysis through their own review of wikis and blogs and even competitors websites. Wikis. The Wiki world in contrast to the traditional BI world thrives on openness and transparency.

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Madeline Veenstra Explains How She Achieved Early Startup Success Combining Fashion With A Wiki

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

This is because of my own interest having a startup and because things are heating up in Australia… Read the rest of this entry » Entrepreneur Profiles Podcasts Podcasts & Podcasting Podcasts Pillar brisbane startup fashion wiki madeline veenstra wiki fashionPress play to begin streaming the audio or right click the text link and choose save as or save link. Download the MP3 [ 28 Minutes - 13 MB ].

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Social ROI Wiki

The Common Sense Web... An Entrepreneurs' Blog

I thought I'd post a list of good articles on Social ROI. If you'd like me to add one of your favorites to this list, please either e-mail me or submit in the comments below. We'll update this list as people share their great thoughts & ideas. Biserka Anderson - Social ROI, A Tough Nut to Crack. Mark Henry - A New & Simple Way to Measure Social ROI. Neal Schaffer - There’s No Such Thing as Social Media ROI – It’s Called Business ROI.

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Why Wiki-Work is the Future

Inc Startups

I call this wiki-work: web-distributed, massive scale, collaborative work executed in bits and pieces. The U.S. already has plenty of workers with plenty of skills. But do we have the guts to shed our antiquated ideas about health insurance, education, and work?

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Book short: Life Isn’t Just a Wiki

OnlyOnce

Book short: Life Isn’t Just a Wiki. Others I would love to try or take more advantage of include internal blogs (specifically the P2 and upcoming O2 WordPress themes; [link] ), GitHub pull requests (even for non-code) and a simple wiki. One of the best things I can say about Remote: Office Not Required , by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, is that it was short.

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My First Posting on the Family Business Wiki–

Pascal's View

I was recently invited to join the Family Business Wiki’s Town Square by founder Don Levitt and have just posted my first contribution, which is titled: How Family Businesses and Venture Capital Backed Companies Face Similar Boardroom Challenges.

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Christine: Socialtext "Wiki Wednesday" Hackathon Results

Christine.net

« DEMO Pushes Support 2.0 | Main | 2007 Nonprofit Technology Conference Seeks Innovators » Socialtext "Wiki Wednesday" Hackathon Results I stopped by Socialtexts monthly "Wiki Wednesday" hackathon yesterday. Healthier wikis have morecross-linking.

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Google’s Search goes open: Wiki-style

Jason Ball's TechBytes

I couldn’t believe my eyes this morning when I ran a search on Google. If you are signed in, you can now promote results as well as leave comments. I had asked a Googler last year when they were going to meld Bookmark Sync (social ranking) to Google’s PageRank. This is equally good/better. Google’s been wikified.

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Google’s Search goes open: Wiki-style

Jason Ball's TechBytes

I couldn’t believe my eyes this morning when I ran a search on Google. If you are signed in, you can now promote results as well as leave comments. I had asked a Googler last year when they were going to meld Bookmark Sync (social ranking) to Google’s PageRank. This is equally good/better. Google’s been wikified.

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Google's Search goes open: Wiki-style

Jason Ball's TechBytes

I couldn't believe my eyes this morning when I ran a search on Google. If you are signed in, you can now promote results as well as leave comments. I had asked a Googler last year when they were going to meld Bookmark Sync (social ranking) to Google's PageRank. This is equally good/better. Google's been wikified.

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Anonymity, Commenters and the Internet

Mark Birch

There is a delicate balance however to managing online communities however whether they are discussion boards, wikis or blog comments. online community collaborative Internet anonymity real names comments discussion wiki forums blogs social networks tech

Invitation of ideas: what’s in the future of web? I’m starting a wiki for all of us to collaborate!

Jessica Mah

Without further do, here’s how to access the wiki and edit my outline: ————————-. Just type your comments into the wiki by clicking on the edit tab. If for whatever reason you don’t feel like logging into the wiki, feel free to comment below or email me any comments/question/ideas you may have. The future involves mass collaboration and wikis, so I figured I’d take advantage of it.

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Rare event in Palo Alto today: fireside chat with Lifograph and Microsoft

The Startup Magazine

Mendlen flew into Silicon Valley from Seattle specifically for this event to chat with the “Wiki of People” CEO. The Wiki of People is a free people search engine with 500K profiles and 1.2M

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There Is Such A Thing As Free Lunch - Free Lunch Is Opportunity Cost In Economics

Chaganomics

Free Lunch Is Opportunity Cost In Economics - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opportunity_cost Just saying: there is such thing as a free lunch, it usually involves a trade off (free lunch at a bar if you order a muinimum of drinks). TINSTAAFL - There is no such thing as a free lunch. The above only makes sense in reference to equity speculators who expect no risk. I do not agree that the comment, acronym, or that the phrase replaces opportunity cost in economics.

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If Mr. CEO disappeared, what happens to the company?

Jessica Mah

Tags: Business Leadership Staffing failure CEO job function sales small business templatize wiki

Veblen Theory Conspicuous Consumption

Chaganomics

Thorstein Veblen ( Wiki ). The Veblen effect (where goods are desired for being over-priced) and when consumers prefer to buy more expensive items because they think that goods with a higher price tag are more exclusive and thus indicate status.

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Ebola Going Airborne

Chaganomics

From Wiki. In late 2012, Canadian scientists discovered that the deadliest form of the virus could be transmitted by air between species. They managed to prove that the virus was transmitted from pigs to monkeys without any direct contact between them, leading to fears that airborne transmission could be contributing to the wider spread of the disease in parts of Africa.

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Cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings ratio (Should we be worried?)

Chaganomics

WIKI Bob Shiller. The C.A.P.E. ratio is above 30 today, compared with an average of 16.8 since 1881. It has been above 30 in only two other periods: in 1929, when it reached 33, and between 1997 and 2002, when it soared as high as 44.

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5 Business Blogs That Are Kicking Ass in Content Marketing

Brandanew

The platform offers wikis, downloads, webinars, articles and other sources. When it comes to content , it is either the social media or content marketing agencies that fill in the top slots for being awesome.

Unlimited Mobile / 3G Internet Data In Paris On My Android Phone

Feld Thoughts

It was remarkably easy, once I knew the magic trick, which I found on the site Pay as you go sim with data wiki (thanks Toby Ruckert – lunch is on me tomorrow.). Now you want to follow the instructions for Internet Max on the wiki I referred to earlier. The menu options had changed from the wiki – here are the ones I had. Finally I solved my Paris Internet Mobile 3G SIM cell phone nightmare poke my eyes out scream at my phone problem.

V1 Data Hangout – Episode 2: How do you manage your data?

Version One Ventures

It turns out, much of our portfolio has some sort of wiki for their data – whether that’s on Google Docs or Github. Our teams are big fans of Github Pages vs. Github Wiki itself. With Github Pages, you can pull requests and edit like a wiki. Do you have some kind of wiki for your data? A month ago, we hosted the second virtual hangout with data teams across our portfolio.

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Widgetbox and Atlassian

Will Price

Widgetbox and Atlassian just announced an integration that allows Confluence users to add Widgetbox widgets - over 120,000 - to their wiki. Confluence is their flagship wiki product and the following video illustrates how Confluence users can add relevant widgets to their project pages. Venturebeat covered the story here. Atlassian is one of enterprise software's real success stories with over 14,000 customers in 109 countries.

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The Gig Economy

Allen's Blog

But, this article , given my everyday experience, doesn’t feel right – kinda like Robert Solow’s quote back in the ‘80’s, “ You can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics. ” ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Productivity_paradox ). I love the Economist.

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AngelList new employee reading list

Venture Hacks

Internal Github engineering wikis. I do the onboarding for all new AngelList team members. Part of it is asking them to read the following (many candidates have read these before they even come in for an interview). Culture. Startups are here to save the world. Things we care about at AngelList. Doing the wrong things the right way. Execution. Ask forgiveness, not permission. 1-man startups. No email at AngelList. 6-year vesting. Customer service. Internal 360 Review (redacted).

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Planning Your Communication Success: 3 Tips

Soho Solutionist

Wiki-Pedia describes it as, “…a psychological phenomenon by which people tend to develop a preference for things merely because they are familiar with them. Have you heard of the Mere-Exposure Effect? In social psychology, this effect is sometimes called the familiarity principle. The effect has been demonstrated with many kinds of things, including words…” Think [.].

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San Diego Startups — MindTouch

Market by Numbers

MindTouch was founded in 2005 as an opensource wiki project. (9th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). MindTouch. It has grown into an enterprise suite of products that help businesses author, discover and curate content of value to customers, partners and colleagues. The company was founded and is led by Steven Bjorg and Aaron Fulkerson. CrunchBase Entry. Founder of a San Diego startup? Contact me: brant@ marketbynumbers.).

The Lean LaunchPad – Teaching Entrepreneurship as a Management Science

Steve Blank

Start your blog/wiki/journal. Update your blog/wiki/journal. Update your blog/wiki/journal. Update your blog/wiki/journal. Everyone: Update your blog/wiki/journal. Update your blog/wiki/journal. Update your blog/wiki/journal.

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How to solve the “Search Gap”: Decluttering your media storage

The Startup Magazine

For example, Confluence has an enterprise wiki. This is somewhat within the area of knowledge collecting and searching so they could be considered a competitor, but we are not trying to build a wiki of knowledge, we are trying to simplify centralization of knowledge.

[Singapore][Event] SuperHappyDevHouse 2

YoungUpstarts

To participate, sign up on Facebook or the SHDH wiki. SuperHappyDevHouse (SHDH) is back!

"We see no reason not to share everything,” says Gascoigne. And he backs it up. The company posts the."

Mark Birch

The company posts the salary of every single employee to an internal wiki, as well as the formula used to calculate it.” - “ Breaking Workplace Taboos: A Conversation About Salary Transparency ” via 99u. ““We see no reason not to share everything,” says Gascoigne. And he backs it up. Some may call this socialism. Others say it can never work long term.

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How To Create Internal Brand Ambassadors

Brandanew

You could use a team Wiki, a Facebook or Yammer page, a weekly Skype calls or Google docs to make it easy to share ideas no matter where the teams are physically located. You may have heard this on this blog before: Content IS a team sport.

You Need to Be Listed on These 5 High-Visibility Directory Sites

The Startup Magazine

If you or your company have any claim to the site’s ever-expanding definition of “notability,” you have a claim to a Wiki of your own. Turning up a new social media profile or directory listing takes all of 30 minutes. Alright, maybe an hour, if you want to do things right.

The Awesomeness of a Hackathon

Feld Thoughts

The Hackathon manager should come up with an easy way to manage the team list (hint – wiki). In the best hackathons, there is a wiki that is very dynamic during the hackathon. Over the years, a number of companies I’ve been an investor in have had hackathons. These are typically day long events where everyone in the company works on whatever cool new ideas they have. On Monday night I got a note from a company I’m on the board of about a hackthon they just completed.

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Coworking Spaces

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I could go on and on, but I'll just link to this wiki of coworking spaces in NYC. I've never been much of a fan of incubators. Some have made the model work. My favorite of the bunch is Betaworks , based here in NYC.

My HBS Presentation - Web 2.0 Implications on Learning

SoCal CTO

type tools (Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, RSS, RSS Readers) on corporate learning and someone like HBS. I've somewhat fallen off the map on this blog. Been traveling and consulting with a bunch of early-stage and growth companies. Really fun stuff these days. One of my recent fun experiences was doing a presentation at Harvard Business School (HBS) on the implications of Web 2.0

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Does Ghostwriting Mean Intellectual Prostitution?

Brandanew

Wiki would have us believe that even Mozart was ghostwriting music for rich clients. I was discussing a client case with my mom – she often comes up with enormously high standards of quality so, I seek her judgment and views.

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A Guide To Deciphering Intranet Terminology

YoungUpstarts

For example, if a user has created a Wiki, than they will receive a notification every time someone else updates that Wiki. Most people know about Wikis through Wikipedia, but they also exist in social intranet platforms. By Tim Eisenhauer, President of Axero Solutions.

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Test Your Aptitude for Business Internet Jargon

Startup Professionals Musings

Wikis are used to create collaborative websites on a given subject, maintain corporate intranets, and build simple data bases. Many of the businesses and entrepreneurs I know still don’t realize that they need to use and understand the Internet, even if their interest is not e-commerce.

8 Ways The Maker Movement Turns Ideas Into Businesses

Startup Professionals Musings

There are already more than 2000 hackerspaces worldwide, as listed on the Hackerspace Wiki.

How to Use Crowdsourcing to Get Funding

Up and Running

A good example of this would be Wikipedia and other online wikis. Someone who loves comic books may go to a comics wiki and write about their favorite characters. Someone who’s really into history may write history-based content for wikis.

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How to solve the “Search Gap”: Media storage decluttered

The Startup Magazine

For example, Confluence has an enterprise wiki. This is somewhat within the area of knowledge collecting and searching so they could be considered a competitor, but we are not trying to build a wiki of knowledge, we are trying to simplify centralization of knowledge.

4 Quick Methods To Gain Customer Trust

YoungUpstarts

Wikis. Customer trust is everything. Trust leads to sales, long-term clients and referrals. You need to earn trust, and this is a complicated process. An evolving customer experience is causing trust to be gained at different areas of the buyer cycle.

GPS Feature Wish List

Andrew Payne

To that end, I’ve started collecting design elements and features I’d love to see, on this Wiki page. I’m a huge GPS fan, and have wondered how I got through two decades of driving without electronic navigation help. Recently, the innovation rate in navigation applications seems slow. TomTom raised the bar a few years back, but nearly everyone’s caught up: most units are quite good.

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