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Yes, we believe that users can use MIKE2.0 now.  Although we believe there is a lot of work to be done, there is already a lot of content.  We believe [[Overall Implementation Guide]].  Users should note, however, that during the beta period the content in the [[MIKE2:Core MIKE2.0 Methodology | Core MIKE2.0 Methodology ]]
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===Who do I contact with questions about MIKE2.0? ===
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At this time, the best points of contact for questions related to MIKE2.0 are [[Sean McClowry]] or [[Robert Hillard]], who are founding members of the [[DGMC]].
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MIKE2.0 has not been built for any specific industry.  BearingPoint, for example, has applied at MIKE2.0 at clients from industries as diverse as Financial Services, Telecommunications and the Public Sector.  [[MIKE2 Business Solutions]] link industry-independent content to specific business problems.
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MIKE2.0 focuses on the area of Enterprise Information Management, starting at a conceptual and logical level.  [[MIKE2 Vendor Solutions]] and [[Open Source Solutions]] links this content into specific technology.
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== Future Releases within the Collaoborative Framework ==
The MIKE2 Methodology uses an Open Source component called [http://www.phil-taylor.com/ mosKnowledgeBase] for hosting FAQs.  KnowledgeBase is used as opposed to the MIKE2 wiki as it offers a number of rich features:
The MIKE2 Methodology uses an Open Source component called [http://www.phil-taylor.com/ mosKnowledgeBase] for hosting FAQs.  KnowledgeBase is used as opposed to the MIKE2 wiki as it offers a number of rich features:

Revision as of 17:57, 17 December 2006

Listed below are Frequently Asked Questions related to the MIKE2.0 Methodology. Feel to add your questions to this article's talk page

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Who created MIKE2.0?

A team from BearingPoint initially created MIKE2 and released this content as part of the Baseline Release. This content was released to the Data Governance and Management Consortium under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License. The Data Governance and Management Consortium has now released to the Open Source community. Any extensions beyond the initial Baseline Release are the wider community.

Who owns MIKE2.0?

MIKE2.0 is owned by the Data Governance and Management Consortium, which makes the content freely available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

Why should I become a registered user of the MIKE2.0 Methodology?

Only registered members can add content to the methodology and we want to encourage feedback as much as possible. By adding to MIKE2.0, you have the opportunity to directly ask questions, suggest changes and create your own content. In addition, we hope that many of our users will become active members within the Consortium and take on more senior roles.

If I don’t register am I still bound by the terms of the license?

Yes. By using the MIKE2.0 methodology you are accepting the terms defined in the Licensing Model.

How do I configure my account?

The preferences tab allows users to configure their own settings that override system defaults related to search parameters, editing configuration and change tracking. Account passwords are also changed in user preferences.

Why did BearingPoint release MIKE2.0 under the GFDL?

There were a number of reasons, explained in more detail in the Open Source MIKE2.

Where can I find the planned changes for future releases of MIKE2.0

The best place to go is the MIKE2.0 Product Roadmap which contains a list of planned future functionality and projected release dates.

Why are some pages in MIKE2 Protected?

As MIKE2.0 is a methodology, there needs to be some stability with the core content that can only be achieved by releasing content in a controlled fashion. At the same time, we wanted to encourage users to offer as much feedback as possible and be able to add Supporting Assets at any point in time. We believe are our current model provides us with this flexibility; the approach is explained in more detail in the Release Methodology.

I’m new to MIKE2, where should I start?

The best place to start is the Introduction and Overview and Key Concepts before reviewing some of the Introductory Training presentations. To get a more detailed view, you should begin looking at detailed activities in the Overall Implementation Guide or MIKE2 Solutions in your particular area of interest. Finally, it makes sense to review the approach behind the Data Governance and Management Consortium and Licensing Model.

Why are some of the links “red”?

This means that an article does exist yet for that page. You can help out by starting a new page on this subject.

Why is some of the content incomplete?

MIKE2.0 is built in a collaborative, iterative fashion and some articles are built out over time. The Release Methodology explains this approach in more detail.

Is MIKE2 affiliated with Wikipedia?

No, but there are some similarities between MIKE2.0 and Wikipedia.

I don’t know what a term means, where can I find it described?

The Glossary provides a list of term definitions, you may also want to link explicitly to the page.

Is it OK to use MIKE2.0 while it is still in beta?

Yes, we believe that users can use MIKE2.0 now. Although we believe there is a lot of work to be done, there is already a lot of content. We believe Overall Implementation Guide. Users should note, however, that during the beta period the content in the Core MIKE2.0 Methodology

Who do I contact with questions about MIKE2.0?

At this time, the best points of contact for questions related to MIKE2.0 are Sean McClowry or Robert Hillard, who are founding members of the DGMC.

What industries has MIKE2.0 been built for?

MIKE2.0 has not been built for any specific industry. BearingPoint, for example, has applied at MIKE2.0 at clients from industries as diverse as Financial Services, Telecommunications and the Public Sector. MIKE2 Business Solutions link industry-independent content to specific business problems.

Is MIKE2.0 specific to any technology?

MIKE2.0 focuses on the area of Enterprise Information Management, starting at a conceptual and logical level. MIKE2 Vendor Solutions and Open Source Solutions links this content into specific technology.

Future Releases within the Collaoborative Framework

The MIKE2 Methodology uses an Open Source component called mosKnowledgeBase for hosting FAQs. KnowledgeBase is used as opposed to the MIKE2 wiki as it offers a number of rich features:

  • Live commenting rating and through AJAX
  • Integration into the overall search DAK Portal search area
  • Closed-loop FAQs so users can ask questions

The future plan is to better integrate these FAQs into the content in the MIKE2 wiki

The KnowledgeBase is housed here within the overall DAK Portal environment.

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