Larry Cannell on understanding the use cases and value of wikis on an Intranet:
“My sense was, and still is, that the wiki model is incredibly powerful but also very different from existing models of collaboration. It is a real mind-bender because the wiki model changes assumptions about what is a “document” and what is a web page.”
Ulises Mejias in innovate explores how the current wave of information and communication technologies (ICTs) known as social software can enable new forms of study and research, preparing students to participate in networks where knowledge is collectively constructed and shared.
Ulises Ali Mejias on wikis:
“The wiki not only captures the content, but also the process; or rather, the wiki is the content and the process. (…) In wikis, the process becomes the product. What is important is not who changed a sentence in the text, but that the sentence has been changed and can be changed again, if someone doesn’t like it.”