How wikis are changing Communication 

How Wiki Software is Changing Communication – Newsweek: International Editions –

By Jessica Bennett Newsweek International

Aug. 6, 2007 issue – The United Nations, notorious for endless deliberations, is trying a technological quick fix. Its Global Compact Office, which promotes corporate responsibility, has embraced a once fringe social technology—the wiki—in hopes that it will help staff in 80 countries share information and reach consensus with less deliberation and more speed.