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Corporate Training: Build a Successful Wiki for Learning Initiatives

Posted by Ashley White on Aug 14, 2014 11:13:00 AM


For top corporate training programs wikis were first developed over 15 years ago. Research has shown that organizational, training companies or corporate wikis are sustainable and can be beneficial to organizations particularly in improving work processes, collaboration and knowledge management.

Within the corporate training environment, wikis are proving to be valuable tools for:

  • Increasing learner engagement
  • Virtual Insturctor Led vILT support
  • Project collaboration, information sharing and managing content
  • Design collaboration
  • Organizing a community around a written project
  • Distributed intelligence gathering
  • A knowledge base or collaborative extranet
  • Fostering information flow within an organization
  • Helping distributed teams work together seamlessly and productively
  • Eliminating the one-webmaster syndrome of outdated intranet content

The main features of training companies use Wikis are:

  • A simple) way to build and manage content
  • Support hyperlinks and has simple text syntax for creating new pages and crosslinks between internal pages on the fly
  • Accessibility from everywhere without any software installation (just a browser)
  • Easy to track and constantly up-to-date
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Topics: corporate training, instructional designers, virtual instructor lead, Wiki

Training Companies : Are you wise to the Wiki?

Posted by Ashley White on Jul 3, 2014 4:54:00 PM

Are you looking for the latest and greatest tool from training companies to increase learner engagement in your next learning initiative? Chances are your Google search results came back with a long list of tools, my search came back with roughly 17,000,000 results.  You may not have to look as far as you think, now might be the time to consider a wiki to cultivate learner engagement.  Get wise to the Wiki.

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Topics: corporate training, TrainingFolks, training company, training companies, best training companies, best training company, Wiki