On Friday morning, CNET News.com’s Dawn Kawamoto wrote about SAP’s headfirst dive in with a big chunk of the $4 million in capital investment for Socialtext, the wiki software firm. If anyone was still holding out on whether the wiki was a strong tool for business use before, then this should most certainly be the wake-up call that they were looking for. Anything that makes collaboration and information sharing easier and faster is a no brainer in my book. Organizations are using wiki for everything from corporate Intranets to brainstorming parking lots and beyond, and the $850k that SAP put into the kitty is proof positive that the technology – and whatever it ultimately evolves into – is here to stay for a while.

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