A wiki is a website-based collaboration tool and content management system where everyone with access to the website can read, edit and organize the contents, usually through a simple browser interface. WikiSym is the International Symposium on Wikis and open collaboration researchers and practitioners world-wide which helps in a collaborative approach to wiki related issues. WikiSym helps in the research and practice of wikis as it bears significance in commerce and enterprises. At the 5th international symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration the attendees can find the best of research and practice on politics, processes, philosophy etc. of wiki-style collaboration on blogs, wikis, and other social software.
The attendees at WikiSym 2009 - 5th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration are the selective people from the following fields: