From a Social Wiki to a Social Workflow System

  • Gustaf Neumann
  • Selim Erol
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 17)


This paper presents an approach for using wikis in an organizational context and a proto-type implementation for developing a wiki-based workflow system. We provide general considerations and requirements for changing a wiki’s application context from public to organizational and will describe consequences for wiki architecture and policy management. The presented workflow system is based on an open-source wiki tool and is targeted at collaborative workflow design and activity management.


workflow social software wiki groupware collaboration social proxy social awareness business process computer supported collaborative work 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gustaf Neumann
    • 1
  • Selim Erol
    • 1
  1. 1.Vienna University of Economics and Business AdministrationViennaAustria

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