Saving Time by Using the TechNet Wiki

A few people have asked me why our team uses the TechNet wiki to publish our content. I tell them that the number one reason why we use the wiki is that it saves us time and enables us to get our content out to the community faster than our traditional processes. That sounds good…


Where Do You Wiki?

Many of you are Wiki Ninjas in the TechNet Wiki. We appreciate your contributions and passion for helping others in the community, but there are many other places to contribute, some of them Wikis. So where else do you Wiki? Ad a comment to this post and share: Name and URL of the Wiki Link…

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Wiki Life: Why should I use TechNet Wiki if I already blog about Microsoft technologies?

Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday! This is the fourth article in the Social Synergy series: TNWiki + TechNet Gallery TNWiki + CodePlex TNWiki + TechNet Forums TNWiki + Blogs (this article)   So… Why should I use TechNet Wiki if I already blog about Microsoft technologies? 1. Audience. Not all blogs get thousands of views….

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Wiki Life: Article revision

When you’ve published an article on Wiki, don’t think your job as author is over… It’s a healthy tactic to check back on your articles once in a while.And it also applies to articles which you aren’t initial author of, but which you’ve been largely contributing to. To facilitate the check, I would advise to…


Wiki Life: What can I contribute?

  One thing that can hold people back from contributing on a Wiki is the uncertainty of what they can add to the community.  There are numerous ways to contribute and not all of them mean that you have to be the most knowledgeable person in any technology.  Below we present a few ways that…

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Using TechNet Wiki as Documentation Platform for CodePlex

Hello Community, first of all HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! I hope that 2012 is full of success for all of you. There are many developers that already realized that TechNet Wiki is not a platform exclusively for IT PROs and that their articles are very welcome (we need them…keep them coming!). There are many developers also…


Wiki Life: Why are there comments on TechNet Wiki?

It’s a good question, isn’t it? Why are there comments on the bottom of every wiki article on TechNet Wiki? After all, you won’t find them on other wiki sites, right? They aren’t on SharePoint wikis or just about any wiki that I can think of. Here is an example of the Comments feature on…

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Wiki Life – Maintaining your Wiki article collection

As a Wiki fan you probably have compiled a nice set of articles to be proud of. If that’s you, then good job! That’s fantastic! But how do you manage your collection? To keep statistics you need good data. It seems easy but think of a title that make sense. It’s important to choose the right…


Wiki Life-Teach a Ninja to Fish

Today’s blog post is based on the wiki article at: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/how-to-find-stuff-on-the-technet-wiki.aspx. Feel free to add to the wiki article – it is the wiki way! Can you add instructions for your favorite RSS reader? Thanks in advance! The TechNet wiki shows two RSS feeds: Home (for the home page) TechNet Articles (for the TechNet *WIKI*…