Thursday, 14 May 2009

It's all about UI

Wiki is to Document Management Systems as Graphical User Interface is to Command Line

2 comments:

Julian said...

isn't a wiki really just a DMS without locks/restrictions? :P

Ben Gardner said...

@Julian

Yes in absolute functionality terms then there is essentially no difference between a wiki and a DMS. However the user interface provides users with totally different experiences and this drives different behaviors.