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What Tools Do Startups Use? List Yours, Find Others' on This Wiki

ReadWriteStart

That's what Songkick 's Ian Hogarth did by creating a Startup Tools Wiki. Built to save others from "re-inventing the wheel," says Hogarth, the wiki gathers useful tools that startups have found and come to rely on.

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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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Google’s Search goes open: Wiki-style

Jason Ball

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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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

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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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.

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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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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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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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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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.

[Event] Crowdsourcing Week Global 2014

YoungUpstarts

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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 Get The Right CDN Service

YoungUpstarts

So if you’re serious about managing that website make sure to turn into CDN wiki investigation mode. Content Delivery Networks or CDNs are pretty much standard for websites that want to be relevant anywhere beyond their zip code.

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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.

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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[Singapore] Crowdsourcing Week – Crowdsourcing Soon To Come Of Age In Asia

YoungUpstarts

The age of machines have arrived, and the future of the workplace will continue to change as various factors – increased automation, changing social demographics, heightened connectivity amongst others – all combine and see technology steadily displace labor.

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Internet Business Lingo Quiz for Entrepreneurs

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 investors and entrepreneurs I know still don’t realize that they need to use and understand the Internet, even if their business is not e-commerce.

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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Web Sites and Books for Novice Programmers

Feld Thoughts

While they like sites like Stack Overflow and Github’s wiki pages on different open source projects, Nate and Natty never found a great site on the web that has comprehensive documentation on how to program. In the continuation of the Learning to Program series with Nate Abbott and Natty Zola from Everlater , I asked them a few questions about which web sites, books, and blogs they consumed at the beginning of their journey when they knew nothing about programming.

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Is Desktop Virtualization Right For Your Company?

YoungUpstarts

Scott Matteson of TechRepublic suggests setting up a shared page or wiki for VDI issues, allowing employees to post VDI problems for IT to review.

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When competitors are acquired…Socialtext and Jotspot

BeyondVC

As mentioned in his blog post : Socialtext, the first wiki company, announced today a free hosted wiki program for JotSpot customers following that company’s acquisition by Google. Socialtext will migrate JotSpot wiki content and provide one year of Socialtext Professional hosted wiki service to any JotSpot customer who signs up by the end of November 2006.

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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.

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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How to Sell Your Roadmap Without Selling Your Soul

Both Sides of the Table

This group was given access to our R&D wiki so they could monitor what we were producing and what we were planning. This is my third post in a series on Enterprise Software.

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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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Even In Uncertainty Startups Need A Workplace Policy

YoungUpstarts

Create an internal wiki. by Bimal Parmar, VP of Marketing at Celayix. Startup authority and author of “ The Lean Startup “ Eric Ries defines a startup “as a human institution designed to deliver a new product or service under conditions of extreme uncertainty.”

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Internet Growth Means Big Changes For How Businesses Connect

YoungUpstarts

For organizations that are unsure where to begin with their IPv6 transition, there are many good free online resources including ARIN’s IPv6 Info Center and IPv6 Wiki that details how to prepare, implement, and manage an IPv6 transition.

Lessons Learned: What does a startup CTO actually do?

Startup Lessons Learned

Lean Startup Wiki - including a complete list of local meetups and meetup organizers. Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Tuesday, September 30, 2008 What does a startup CTO actually do? What does your Chief Technology Officer do all day?

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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.

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.

Innovation 2015 or Five Lame Excuses?

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

From Superman Wiki. Death or Kryptonite? I have a vinyl record with one of those strategic skips that has it repeating — it drives me nuts — but I still play the record because I love the song so much. The song is Jimmy Olsen’s Blues by the Spin Doctors.

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The LeanLaunch Pad at Stanford – Class 2: Business Model Hypotheses

Steve Blank

Start their team’s blog/wiki/journal to record their progress during for the class. Our new Stanford Lean LaunchPad class was an experiment in a new model of teaching startup entrepreneurship. This post is part two. Part one is here. Syllabus here.

Amazing lean startup resources

Startup Lessons Learned

The Lean Startup Wiki (hosted by long-time lean startup pbWorks) contains a number of resources, including links to case studies , meetups, tools , and people who have volunteered to help. Its a wiki, feel free to consume and enhance it. The Lean Startup Wiki (hosted by long-time lean startup pbWorks) contains a number of resources, including links to case studies , meetups, tools , and people who have volunteered to help. Its a wiki, feel free to consume and enhance it.

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These 12 Apps Will Help Boost Your Productivity

crowdSPRING Blog

The key here is flexibility: any document you create could have elements of lists, embedded media (including video, audio, and webpages), spreadsheets, wiki-style content, and other data all together in one place.

Courting Content, Not Controversy

Startup Lessons Learned

And here’s a “ timeline of incidents ” on the GeekFeminism Wiki dating back to 1973, plus a list of sexually objectifying presentations from the past decade. This post co-written by Sarah Milstein and Eric Ries, co-hosts of The Lean Startup Conference. Our goal in hosting The Lean Startup Conference —which starts in just over two weeks—is to help entrepreneurs learn absolutely useful things from each other.

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