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INTRODUCTION

The word ‘Wiki’ (a technology for creating collaborative website) from Hawaiian word means ‘Quick’ - a web application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it. Wikipedia is written collaboratively by largely anonymous Internet volunteers who write without pay. Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has grown rapidly into one of the largest reference websites. There are more than 91,000 active contributors working on more than 16,000,000 articles in more than 270 languages. As of today, there are 3,363,869 articles in English

COMPANY FOUNDER AND HISTORY

JIMMY WALES

LARRY SANGER

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HISTOR Y OF WIKI

CORE BUSINESS

Be continually edited and improved

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VALUE PROPOSITION

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The Wikimedia Foundation is incorporated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the United States

Wikimedia Foundation relies heavily on the generous support from our users

Amount of income depend by Number of

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MARKET OPPORTUNITY
Summary of All Human Knowledge in The Form of An Online Encyclopedia A free encyclopedia containing more than 14.5 million articles in 270 languages, visited by 344 million users globally every month. The most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled. 100,000 active volunteers contribute new content every month.

Anyone with Internet access can write and make changes to Wikipedia articles

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COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT

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COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

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MARKET STRATEGY

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ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Headquarters

Organize system and process

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Collecting and developing encyclopedia online

MANAGEMENT TEAM
Chair Ting Chen

Founder Jimmy Wales Executive Secretary

Vice Chair Stu West

Samuel Klein

Kat Walsh

Matt Halprin

Phoebe Ayers

Jan-Bart de Vreede

Arne Klempert

Bishakha Datta

IT APPLICATION

SUCCESS STORIES

LESSON LEARNT
Exploring Wikipedia

Visitors come to Wikipedia to acquire knowledge, others to share knowledge Wikipedia also has portals Wikipedia is available in languages other than English

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Strength, weaknesses &articles quality

Wikipedia is open to a large contributor base, drawing a large number of editors from diverse backgrounds Allowing anyone to edit Wikipedia Wikipedia written by open & transparent consensus n approach that has it pros & cons Wikipedia is largely written by amateurs

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Editorial administration, oversight & management Anyone may build a reputation as a competent editor Variety of software assisted systems & automated programs help editors and administrators to watch for problematic edit and editor

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