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At Euro pean investment bank Dresdner Kleinwo rt Wasserstein, emplo yees use wikis f o r
everything f ro m setting meeting agendas to building multimedia training f o r new hires. Six
mo nths af ter launch, wiki use had surpassed activity o n the f irm’s established intranet.
Wikis are also credited with helping to reduce Dresdner e-mail traf f ic by 75 percent.D.
Carlin, “Co rpo rate Wikis Go Viral,” BusinessWeek, March 12, 2007.
So ny’s P layStatio n team uses wikis to regularly maintain o ne-page o verviews o n the status
o f vario us pro jects. In this way, legal, marketing, and f inance staf f can get quick, up-to -date
status repo rts o n relevant pro jects, including the latest pro jected deadlines, actio n items,
and benchmark pro gress. Stro ng security measures are enf o rced that limit access to o nly
tho se who must be in the kno w, since the o verviews o f ten discuss pro ducts that have no t
Emplo yees at investment-adviso ry f irm Manning and Napier use a wiki to co llabo ratively
track news in areas o f critical interest. P ro viding central repo sito ries f o r emplo yees to
share articles and update evo lving summaries o n to pics such as health care legislatio n,
enables the f irm to co llect and f...
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