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MatthewShiner

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« on: Apr 26, 2007, 02:27 pm »
As a resident production stage manager, I am looking at my staff size jumping up quiet a bit.

I am interested in putting together a wiki-style handbook - since things are going to be changing so much over the next 2-3 years, it would be nice to have an online resource that is editable, but allow the entire SM staff and production management have access to informaiton (stuff like how to order office supples, how we choose a fight captain, vocal warm up policy, fight call policy, etc, etc.)

Does anyone have experience in using a wiki for this purpose? 

Ideas or cornerns one would have?

Any site recommended?  Free (Since this is an experiement) or low cost.

Let me know.
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Re: Wiki
« Reply #1 on: Apr 26, 2007, 03:10 pm »
Never used it in theatre, but I have seen it work in a number of other clubs/groups/organisations.

As a back end, I would use MediaWiki - which is the engine that runs Wikipedia - it really is a beautiful piece of software. You can also set permissions up so that only a restricted number of people can edit the wiki (or even just certain pages on the wiki) - which is a good think when there are only a few "protocol setters".

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