PB Wiki has updated, new features are: embed a spreadsheet (this is different than what JotSpot did with special wiki pages like spreadsheets), voice chat via YackPack, event planning, video upload, and Word Doc Installer…email to a wiki is an essential feature.
Most interesting is the YackPack feature as now the wiki blurs the line into a collaborative telecon whiteboard without having to be a web conference like Vyew (but Vyew does allow post conference asynchronous features).
What I’m not sure about is without a screenshare feature you may not see the others people’s cursors and edits as they happen, JotSpot Live enables you to see real-time edits with requiring a web conference screenshare.
The other feature I like is embedding spreadsheet widgets or pre-defined wiki pages (ie. the wiki page itself is a spreadsheet). I think this will become a common feature of wikis, a wiki page no longer has to be a regular webpage, it can be a spreadsheet page, or a word processor page, etc…why point to these pages when you might want it to be part of the wiki, or at least embedded as widgets.
I wonder what Google will do with JotSpot, maybe the JotSpot wiki will tie together Google Office, where you can create a communal and collaborative website where you can choose the filetype format for each page.
Or perhaps you create the Spreadsheet using Google Spreadsheets, and then at JotSpot when you make a wiki page it can ask if you want to use a Google Office URL as your wiki page, or a choice to embed it.
Perhaps wiki’s as well as being an editing/creation tool can also become an office 2.0 assembly tool, where you can create rich office 2.0n web sites.
Let’s see what other special wiki pages or concepts emerge as the enterprise demands more out of wiki’s…see CogMap for an organisation chart wiki.
My Documents 2.0