Welcome to Gestalt Enterprise Wikis

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This site walks you through the design of a collaborative enterprise wiki that enables users to view their contributions using dynamic visualizations.

We developed the Gestalt Wiki Framework (GWF) as a set of open source extensions to enable users to contribute information, integrate datasets, and apply data visualization technologies to improve research quality, collaboration, and accelerate community insight.

The Wiktionary definition of "Gestalt" is

A collection of ... elements that creates a whole, unified concept or pattern which is other than the sum of its parts, due to the relationships between the parts...


The GWF enables contributors to co-author elements to create a whole, unified concept or pattern which is other than the sum of its parts because of the relationships between the parts.

Step by Step Tour

Take a tour of how to begin with a requirement that involves community collaboration, develop a data model to satisfy the requirements, examine the data entry forms and infoboxes, and present the many views revealing patterns of interest to meet the requirements.

Click the green arrow to begin

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