Exploiting The Potential Of Wikis
Discussion Group B3: Wiki Strategies To Support the Needs of Disparate Groups inthe Institution

Discussion Group B3 (Afternoon): Wiki Strategies to Support the Needs of Disparate Groups the Institution


Based on your previous discussion and related points from the other discussion groups you should now seek to identify a Wiki strategy for your institution.

Possible strategies for providing Wiki services include:

  1. A large-scale enterprise Wiki service for use within your institution.
  2. A distributed and decentralised approach, in which departments, ad hoc groups, individuals, etc. may choose their own preferred Wiki tools, which could be installed locally or use of free or licensed externally-hosted services.
  3. Use of Wiki functionality provided in other enterprise tools, such as VLEs, Blogs, etc.
  4. In-house development of a Wiki service.
  5. Doing nothing, either because effort is limited and prioritisation is given to other areas or a view that Wikis are of marginal relevance to the institution.

Please address the following issues:

Based on your preferred approaches to the provision of a Wiki service:

Discussion Group B3: Notes

The following Wikis are available for keeping a record of the discussions: