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Wiley, Mar 10, 2008 - Computers - 216 pages
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  • This book provides practical, proven advice for encouraging adoption of your wiki project and growing it into a useful collaboration tool or vibrant online community
  • Gives wiki users a toolbox of thriving wiki patterns, which enable newcomers to avoid making common mistakes or fumbling around for the solutions to the same problems as their predecessors
  • Explains the major stages of wiki adoption and explores patterns that apply to each stage
  • Presents concrete, proven examples of techniques that have helped people grow vibrant collaborative communities and change the way they work for the better
  • Reviews the overall process, including setting up initial content, encouraging people to contribute, dealing with disruptive elements, fixing typos and broken links, making sure pages are in their correct categories, and more

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User Review  - Doug Cornelius - Goodreads

Great tool for knowledge sharing in the enterprise. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Pasquini - Goodreads

Great ideas about collaborative teams, project management and great examples of wiki usage at a variety of organizations. This will be an excellent reference book for a variety of research presentations/papers I use in the future. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Stewart Mader is Wiki Evangelist for Atlassian Software Systems, makers of the award-winning and widely used Confluence wiki software. Stewart has worked with business, academic, and non-profit organizations to grow vibrant collaborative communities. He also publishes Blog on Wiki Patterns (, and recently wrote an online book on how the wiki is transforming education and research.

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