From Ars Techinica, this article looks at realtime use of wikis in the workplace. It is well worth a read for those concerned with preparing students for uses of technology that they might find in the workplace. It also deals with some of the issues that hold concern for users of wikis.
The wiki crops up in many companies’ internal discussions about process improvements and efficient collaboration, but it is often shot down because so few people have exposure to good models of what a really successful business wiki can do. Ars is here to help with a practical introduction based on real-world examples.