Microsoft Notebook: Wiki pioneer planted the seed and watched it grow: "To Microsoft's roster of employees, add the inventor of the wiki.
A wiki? Unless you're heavily into the Internet, chances are you're wondering what the heck that is.
Ward Cunningham brings his knowledge of patterns as problem solvers to Microsoft's Prescriptive Architecture Guidance group.
The wiki concept was created by Ward Cunningham, who joined Microsoft last month after working as a consultant to the company. Cunningham set out in 1995 to create a unique online site for people involved in technical aspects of a type of software development known as object-oriented programming."