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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.

Trending Sources

Book short: Life Isn’t Just a Wiki


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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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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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5 Business Blogs That Are Kicking Ass in Content Marketing


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.

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


Free Lunch Is Opportunity Cost In Economics - 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.

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. ” ( ). I love the Economist.

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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.

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Guy Kawasaki appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation

How to Change the World

This entity is the parent organization of all the “Wiki” projects such as Wikipedia and other free-knowledge projects. I’ve joined the board of trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation. The activities of the Wikimedia Foundation represent one of the most important projects in the history of civilization.

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.

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.

Using Evernote to manage your Startup

47 Hats

While there are lots of alternatives (Wikis, Circus Ponies Notebook, plain text files, etc), Evernote gives you a set of nice features (versioning, formatting, device ubiquity, robust search) that no other single app has. Whether it’s the latest set of Heroku commands or alternative revenue models for your startup, you need one place to store all the vital bits, ideas, and decisions. I recommend Evernote.

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Hacking for Defense @ Stanford – Making the World a Safer Place

Steve Blank

They are able to collaborate using Telegram, Instagram, Facebook, Skype, FaceTime, YouTube, wiki’s, IM/chat. Introducing Hacking for Defense – Connecting Silicon Valley Innovation Culture and Mindset to the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community.

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.

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

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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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 [.].

13 Social Media Rules to Live By

Inc Startups

DO take personal responsibility for the content that you publish on blogs, wikis, or any other public forum. These rules are loosely adapted from IBM''s social networking policy--with an extra dollop of common sense. Social networks are now commonplace in sales , marketing, and general business communications. Unfortunately, some people still don''t know how to use social media in the workplace without landing in hot water.

RWW Recommends: The Startup Toolkit

List Yours, Find Others' on This Wiki. startup tools wiki. ReadWriteStart. ReadWriteWeb. Channels. ReadWriteStart. ReadWriteBiz. ReadWriteEnterprise. ReadWriteCloud. ReadWriteHack. ReadWriteMobile. ReadWriteStart. All Posts. Archives. Featured. White Papers. Case Studies. Twitter.

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How To Create Internal Brand Ambassadors


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.

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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.

Does Ghostwriting Mean Intellectual Prostitution?


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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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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From Wiki : Georgi Ivanov Markov was a Bulgarian dissident writer. From Wiki : September, 1978 - Markov walked across Waterloo Bridge spanning the River Thames , and waited at a bus stop to take a bus to his job at the BBC. Translate. Thursday, April 18, 2013.

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12 things product managers should do in their first 30 days at a new company

Google Ventures

Read anything you can get your hands on – old OKRs, specs, design documents, wiki pages. This article was originally published at The Next Web. Congratulations, a product has found its product manager. Perhaps you’re joining a small startup, or maybe you have a new project in a big company. How you approach your first 30 days will make a tremendous difference, setting you up for success or struggle. Here are some tips for how to approach that first month.

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Need a Personal Assistant? Try These 4 Apps

Inc Startups

and the app will pull up a wiki on the 44th President of the United States. Meet the cyber-secretaries vying to be your next personal assistant. Personal assistant''s are great; they keep track of everything from your contact list to favorite meals.

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How To Predict The Future

Feld Thoughts

Wikipedia was a tremendous invention in the process of knowledge curation, and it was dependent, in turn, on the invention of wikis. A documentation system such as a wiki is useless without any way to access it. Today’s post is a guest post from William Hertling, author of the award-winning Avogadro Corp: The Singularity Is Closer Than It Appears and A.I. Apocalypse , near-term science-fiction novels about realistic ways strong AI might emerge.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 19: Carmen Medina and Don Burke

Steve Blank

Carmen was the first CIA executive to envision many of the applications now used by CIA analysts, including online production, collaborative tools, and Intellipedia , the Intelligence Community-wide wiki developed by Don Burke and Sean Dennehy. In 2005, while at the CIA, Don helped found Intellipedia , the Intelligence Community-wide wiki, with his colleague Sean Dennehy. Change agents inside a corporation or government agency know how to build consensus and be a rebel at work.

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10 top tools for business brainstorming and collaboration

The Next Web

“ Zoho allows you to collaborate with its online Wiki, edit Word and Excel documents, and have live discussions. As more startups migrate their companies to the cloud, it can be difficult to gather the entire team for a productive collaboration session.

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5 Things Elite Customer Service Teams Never Do

Inc Startups

Every rep''s toolkit should include a robust customer relationship management, or CRM, system for historical background on the customer''s interactions with the company, as well as a Web-based wiki or dedicated company intranet loaded with information on the company, its policies, and its products.

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Twitter Link Roundup #268 – Pristine Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Best Knowledge Base WordPress Themes for Customer Support, FAQs and Wiki Remember the first time you got a taste of something so delicious, so amazing that you simply had to have more? Had to experience the joy again? And again?

The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps – Class 2: The Business Model Canvas

Steve Blank

Start their team’s blog/wiki/journal to record their progress during for the class . The Lean LaunchPad class for the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps is a new model of teaching startup entrepreneurship. This post is part two. Part one is here. Syllabus here.

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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[Event] Crowdsourcing Week Global 2014


Pictured: Sean Moffitt of Wiki Brands giving the opening address at Crowdsourcing Week 2013 earlier this eyar]. After a successful debut last year , Crowdsourcing Week will be returning for its second edition.

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