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


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. The wiki is meant to gather these resources in one place so companies that are getting started have a wiki to reference. So far over 30 startups have contributed to the wiki, which not only describes the resources but lists which startups use it.

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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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Hello world

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Welcome to wiki This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! The post Hello world appeared first on WECAN

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Framework Benchmarks Round 19


You can read more about composite scores at the GitHub wiki. You can read more about TPR at the GitHub wiki. Round 19 of the TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks project is now available!

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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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 Microsoft General Manager Dave Mendlen is in Palo Alto today to participate in a rare fireside chat with the CEO of Lifograph, Dea Wilson. Drinks and Chinese food will be served for dinner in the Procopio building at the event today which runs from 5:45 PM – 8:45 PM PDT.

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[Singapore][Event] SuperHappyDevHouse 2


To participate, sign up on Facebook or the SHDH wiki. SuperHappyDevHouse (SHDH) is back! If you’re not familiar with SuperHappyDevHouse , it’s a social, hacker culture-type event and party that started in Silicon Valley in 2005 and today takes place all around the world for creative and curious people interested in technology to share knowledge, collaborate and generally have a great time creating new products.

Top 5 Technological Challenges Your Startup Will Face in 2023

The Startup Magazine

This includes knowledge management systems, internal wikis, project management systems, scheduling solutions, accounting systems, customer relationship management (CRM) systems, and marketing practices. .

What the heck does that mean?


Here are some examples of some recent descriptions for you to enjoy (my simple-minded remarks in parens): Data-centric wiki of tech information (huh?). I have been a VC since August 2004. And I have always gotten a kick out of short company descriptions that I read in VC daily reports (like Term Sheet and Pro Rata). While I understand most of the descriptions, there are always some curve balls. Honestly, sometimes I read them and just say to myself “what the heck does that mean?”

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A Guide To Deciphering Intranet Terminology


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. Be careful to keep Wikis organized and maintain the quality of information, so they remain a useful resource. By Tim Eisenhauer, President of Axero Solutions. Technology products have a tendency to come wrapped in jargon.

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28 Entrepreneur Share Their Goals for 2021


26- Finish a detailed company processes wiki. My goal for 2021 is to finish a detailed company processes wiki by May. The plan is to provide my employees with a detailed processes wiki they can refer to whenever they have a question or concern.

Entrepreneurs and the Wikipedia Road Map

The Startup Magazine

To do this, gather all the media coverage about the organization, and using only the content supported by Wiki-approved media sources, write a basic article about the company. Every organization built for growth and market influence should include Wikipedia in its strategic plan.

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. Update your blog/wiki/journal. I’ve introduced a new class at Stanford to teach engineers, scientists and other professionals how startups really get built.

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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.

[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. The annual week-long global crowdsourcing conference will take place in Singapore on April 7-11, 2014, and will see an expanded lineup of events that will convene many of the luminaries from around the world who are shaping the future of the growing crowdsourcing movement.

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Advice For Managing Remote Teams

View from Seed

Have a wiki where documentation of knowledge. Remote work has been a topic of discussion for many businesses in recent years, but little did we know that we were about to put all our hypotheses and reservations to the test.

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. Maybe you have also heard a lot of Internet terms, but are not sure you can explain how, when, and why they are relevant to your business success. Here is a quick test of your real Internet savvy.

Notion the all in one workplace scratchpad

VC Cafe

I love trying new products. I enjoy the process of trying new products like a kid opening a birthday present. Perhaps it’s the product manager in me that gets a kick out of figuring out how do they do onboarding? what features are available? How does the design make me feel? But open ProductHunt once a day and it gets overwhelming pretty quickly. On one hand – kudos to the millions of creators and developers inventing new stuff every day. It’s so inspiring.

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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. How to create internal brand ambassadors for your Startups thus, is not an option but a real need. But before we get there, here are a few interesting statistics to think about. Why Do You Need Internal Brand Ambassadors.

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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. We can all relate to rummaging through drawers or stacks of papers, looking for that one elusive item we need but just can’t remember where we placed. And as technology has evolved, so have our storage troubles.

4 Quick Methods To Gain Customer Trust


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. There are dozens of channels businesses use to engage with customers. An omnichannel approach must be taken to ensure that customers have a seamless experience.

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. Maybe you have also heard a lot of Internet terms, but are not sure you can explain how, when, and why they are relevant to your business success. Here is a quick test of your real Internet savvy.

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. A client that I recently spoke with misunderstood our blogging product. Brandanew provides strategic and implementation support for Corporate blogs , but we don’t ghostwrite. We just don’t have a service like that.

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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. In case you haven’t noticed it, the rapid evolution of do-it-yourself (DIY) facilities for developers, including 3-D printers, SketchUp and makerspaces such as TechShop , have scaled down the cost of prototypes and hardware design by an order of magnitude. This movement, coupled with free websites and apps, makes it possible for almost any technical person to start a business.

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 Get The Right CDN Service


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. The amount of utility and improvement that a CDN provider is able to add to a website’s functionality is amazing but there are a lot of solutions for CDNs.

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


The week was kickstarted by an opening address from Sean Moffitt of Wiki Brands (left), where he shared insights about the growth of the crowdsourcing industry, how meritocracy can drive the trend, and some of the industries that will be impacted by crowdsourcing including education, finance and retail.

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Is Desktop Virtualization Right For Your Company?


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. In the old days, companies purchased PCs that either had an operating system (most likely Windows) already installed, or they installed Windows using a CD-ROM to each individual machine. Workers would boot up their computers and do work from their own desktop.

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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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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. With content becoming important day by day, you’ll find many different businesses trying their hand it – some of them failing so miserably that even content might want to die.

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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My HBS Presentation - Web 2.0 Implications on Learning


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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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. We can all relate to rummaging through drawers of clothes looking for one elusive item we need or shuffling through an entire stack of papers in search of one important piece of paper you’re “sure” was in there.

When competitors are acquired…Socialtext and Jotspot


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. Hacking for Defense is a new course at Stanford’s Engineering School in the Spring of 2016. It is being taught by Tom Byers, Steve Blank, Joe Felter and Pete Newell and is advised by former Secretary of Defense Bill Perry.

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. You’ll need to make ongoing investments of time and resources (human, for sure, and perhaps financial) to expand and maintain these properties. But the listing process itself is a relative snap. Source: Pixabay.

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. In part one I covered the need for early-stage enterprise software companies to build up professional services staff to ensure successful implementation projects. This goes against the conventional wisdom of VCs.

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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. You’re probably not interested in starting a wiki if you’re main focus is on funding your online business. Getting a big project or business off the ground isn’t easy.

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Internet Growth Means Big Changes For How Businesses Connect


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. By John Curran, President and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN).

Even In Uncertainty Startups Need A Workplace Policy


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.” With a perpetual air of uncertainty and chaos, the typical startup founders are more rule breakers than rule markers. Formality is essentially non-existent. Every startup entrepreneur believes success is theirs.

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