[thelist] Knowledge base/Wiki/Shared Docs: Recommendations?

Esther Schindler esther at bitranch.com
Fri Jan 20 12:34:31 CST 2012

Perhaps relevant food-for-thought?

5 Intranet Alternatives

Social media is mounting an ever bolder attack investigates whether rumours of the intranet’s demise are premature, discusses the pros and cons to the alternatives, and concludes that one size most definitely does not fit all.

(Full disclosure: I'm editor of the site and I assigned the article. But I do think it's pretty darned good.)

On Jan 20, 2012, at 7:21 AM, Francis Marion wrote:
> I have the task of creating a system for managing information at my company. These would range from procedures (what and how do departments to) to background knowledge (what is the CMYK for rich black) to a news mailing (think of the tips digest). Basically, our company needs to start creating an accessible "memory bank". I'd love it if there were a strongly tag based approach as well as hierarchical.
> The criteria is that it must be free or cheap and super easy to use and relatively pretty. If it's not pretty and easy to use, people won't get into the habit of using it.
> I'm considering a wiki, but I'm not 100% sure if that would be easy to use for luddites.
> What kind of recommendations would you guys make?

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