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Case Study from WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit

You can view a new free sample from Alan J. Porter’s new book, WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit. The sample is one of the five cases studies in the book, Case Study 5: XML Press.

This case study describes how the book was developed using a wiki for writing, […]

Early reviews are in for Alan Porter’s WIKI

Alan Porter’s new book, WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit, is getting strong early reviews. Here are a few samples:

From Tom Johnson

Alan Porter’s WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit, published by XML Press in October 2010, provides an excellent introduction to wikis.

Alan has a keen sense of […]

Free Chapter from WIKI: Grow Your Own For Fun and Profit

You can view a free chapter titled, 10 Questions: A Checklist, from Alan J. Porter’s new book, WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit. This chapter outlines the 10 questions you should ask before you start to implement your wiki.

Porter’s book takes you through the full life cycle of a wiki implementation, […]

WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit

Today is the official release date for Alan Porter’s WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit, which is now available through online retailers and bookstores.

While most books on wikis look at the technology, WIKI addresses the truly difficult questions corporations are asking about wikis: What is a wiki good for? How can […]

Alan Porter’s new book now available for pre-order

Alan Porter’s new book, WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit, is available for pre-order at Barnes & Noble. The book now includes five case studies that show how wikis are helping companies interact with customers, improve internal communication, and reduce costs.

The release date is October 13, at the XML […]

Wikis in the workplace: New article at ars technica

Alan J. Porter, author of the forthcoming book, WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit, has just published an article titled, Wikis in the workplace: a practical introduction at ars technica. Here is the beginning of the article.

When times get tough and belts get tight, one of the first things […]

XML Press to publish WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit

Looking for a way to increase team collaboration, manage your company’s knowledge, manage projects with customers or suppliers, or give customers a better path for feedback?

If so, a wiki might be just what you need.

Alan J. Porter’s forthcoming book, WIKI: Grow Your Own for Fun and Profit, will […]

DITA Information Needs Survey

XML Press is planning several new publications related to DITA. Our DITA Information Needs Survey collected data about what information about DITA you need.

The survey is now closed, and we will post a summary shortly.

If you participated in the survey, we will send you the full results. Thanks to everyone who participated.