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Can non-IT people handle a wiki? [closed]

My company is looking to improve their market research data management. Current data management style: "Hey Jimbo, where's that picture of our WhatZit 2.0? "yeah I remember that email about that ...
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Increase motivation in Our Project's Wiki with achievements? [closed]

We are currently running a mediawiki for our developers, and most developers are not adding entries if they find something to document. Instead they mail it to a list containing all developers, and ...
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What wiki/document system do you recommend for knowledge-management? [closed]

I'm founder of a web-site called Now.in. I wrote all programs by my-self at first. And we are going to run a start-up company. More people will soon get involved. Some know-how/overviews only exist in ...
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Are wikis really appropriate to store documents for software development? [closed]

Everybody knows that well-documented software development leads to success. However, it usually means that not only plain text but also binary content will be involved in the document, such as a UML ...
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Keeping documentation / manuals up-to-date in a rapidly changing project

Background I work on a relatively large project (~570 KLOC) in a relatively small team (formerly 5 developers, now 2). Large amounts of code can appear and then vanish in months; for example, a few ...
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how do you remember programming related stuff? [closed]

How do you remember programming related stuff? Have you had the feeling that you've encountered the error you have before you right now, a few years ago and you could swear you knew the cause then but ...
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Where to put code documentation?

I am currently using two systems to write code documentation (am using C++): Documentation about methods and class members are added next to the code, using the Doxygen format. On a server Doxygen ...
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As a programmer, what would you use a personal Wiki for? [closed]

Do any programmers out there keep a personal wiki? Either locally or online. What do you use your wiki for? or what might you use one for? I was thinking of starting a personal wiki as a place to ...
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atlassian confluence as source for bdd stories

I want to start using BDD in our company. The best place to keep stories from my point of view is the Atlassian Wiki pages. Obviously I expected some existing techniques for retrieving stories from ...
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Wiki-like tool for writing specifications and documentation [closed]

I am looking for a wiki or wiki-like system for writing and managing specification and documentation for a software project. I know there are lots of wiki-implementations available, but are there ...
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2answers
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Wiki/markup in enterprise as documentation [closed]

Why it is less common to use wiki/markup in enterprise as documentation? They use Word document instead. Wiki/markup are in text format, which is version control friendly.
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Organisation of Application Development Team Wiki? [closed]

Are there any resources available around that suggest best-practice structure for setting up a wiki for developers? I'll be managing a team that has not had the best track record for documentation, ...
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How would you create a mobile (android) offline wiki site?

My apologies in advance if this is not a good forum for this question; pointers to others happily accepted. On the off chance it matters, I'm not going to commercialize this idea or anything; if ...
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How to manage your functional documentation?

Our functional / business documentation is spread across Word files on our corporate Intranet. It's difficult to find and update information. There has to be a better way. Any ideas? We had ...
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How do your busiest people transfer their knowledge? [closed]

We have recently polled our company wide wiki users and found out that there are two large groups of users: people with lots of knowledge but (who claim they have) no time to document people with ...
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Content of Project Wiki

I've set up a small Google Code project. I feel a bit obligated to use the built-in wiki feature, but I'm unsure of what to use it for. The project is basically a C++ library for container classes. ...
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using a wiki for requirements

I'm looking into ways of improving requirements management. Currently, we have a Word document published on a Web site. Unfortunately, we cannot (to my knowledge) look at changes from one revision ...