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==Mission==
 
==Mission==
 
 
The mission of Teampedia is to become the world's largest collection of resources (e.g. warmups, icebreakers, and other group facilitation and training activities) to facilitate teamwork, teambuilding, and community.
 
The mission of Teampedia is to become the world's largest collection of resources (e.g. warmups, icebreakers, and other group facilitation and training activities) to facilitate teamwork, teambuilding, and community.
  
 
==Goals==
 
==Goals==
 
 
* To collaboratively develop, share and archive the world's largest collection of teambuilding resources  
 
* To collaboratively develop, share and archive the world's largest collection of teambuilding resources  
 
* To bring team leaders, team members, consultants, and facilitators together in a vibrant online community where all contributions are valued
 
* To bring team leaders, team members, consultants, and facilitators together in a vibrant online community where all contributions are valued
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==History==
 
==History==
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* March 2006 - Teampedia was founded by [[User:Smarbin| Seth Marbin]], and has grown with help from many [[Special:Listusers| team members]].
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* April 17, 2007 - Signed up for a Google AdWords campaign and began advertising for the site on Google search network
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* April 19, 2007 - Signed up for a Google Analytics and started tracking visitors (avg ~50/day for the first week)
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* April 29, 2007 - The first day the wiki was spammed :(
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* August 5, 2008 - Teampedia reaches over 1,000,000 page views (since we started tracking visitors)!
  
* March 2006 - Teampedia was founded by Seth Marbin, and has grown with help from many [[Special:Listusers| team members]].
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==Inspirations==
* April 17, 2007 - Signed up for a Google AdWords campaign and started testing out advertising for the site
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* April 29, 2007 - 00:54  the first day the wiki was spammed! :(
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* Although Teampedia has no direct affiliation with the [http://wikimedia.org/ WikiMedia Foundation], or their project [http://en.wikipedia.org Wikipedia - the free online encylopedia], this project was heavily inspired by both.
 
* Although Teampedia has no direct affiliation with the [http://wikimedia.org/ WikiMedia Foundation], or their project [http://en.wikipedia.org Wikipedia - the free online encylopedia], this project was heavily inspired by both.
 
* Most of the initial teambuilding activities on Teampedia were inspired by activities used at [http://www.cityyear.org City Year]  (the nation's largest [http://www.americorps.org AmeriCorps] program).
 
* Most of the initial teambuilding activities on Teampedia were inspired by activities used at [http://www.cityyear.org City Year]  (the nation's largest [http://www.americorps.org AmeriCorps] program).
* The Teampedia Logo was inspired by the Logo for the [http://www.vanderbilt.edu/pgcc/newpgcc.htm Vanderbilt University Portable Group Challange].
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* The Teampedia logo was inspired by the [http://www.vanderbilt.edu/pgcc/newpgcc.htm Vanderbilt University Portable Group Challange Course] logo.
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==
 
 
* Check the [[Frequently Asked Questions]] to see if your question has already been asked/answered.
 
* Check the [[Frequently Asked Questions]] to see if your question has already been asked/answered.
 
* Feel free to post [[Suggestions]] for improving Teampedia or [[Bugs]] for things that are not working correctly
 
* Feel free to post [[Suggestions]] for improving Teampedia or [[Bugs]] for things that are not working correctly
 
* For all other issues contact: admin@teampedia.net
 
* For all other issues contact: admin@teampedia.net

Revision as of 20:53, 11 January 2012

Contents

Mission

The mission of Teampedia is to become the world's largest collection of resources (e.g. warmups, icebreakers, and other group facilitation and training activities) to facilitate teamwork, teambuilding, and community.

Goals

  • To collaboratively develop, share and archive the world's largest collection of teambuilding resources
  • To bring team leaders, team members, consultants, and facilitators together in a vibrant online community where all contributions are valued
  • To help prevent team leaders and organizations from "re-inventing the wheel" every time they want to do a teambuilding activity
  • To combine the power of teamwork and technology to generate and refine collective knowledge
  • To support those working to promote deeper understanding, improve communication, increase enjoyment, build trust, resolve conflicts, and generally create more efficient, fun, effective, creative, harmonious, inclusive, collaborative, and enjoyable teams and communities
  • To generate enough revenue for this website to be self-sustaining (including hosting and development costs)
  • To respect copyright and intellectual property rights

History

  • March 2006 - Teampedia was founded by Seth Marbin, and has grown with help from many team members.
  • April 17, 2007 - Signed up for a Google AdWords campaign and began advertising for the site on Google search network
  • April 19, 2007 - Signed up for a Google Analytics and started tracking visitors (avg ~50/day for the first week)
  • April 29, 2007 - The first day the wiki was spammed :(
  • August 5, 2008 - Teampedia reaches over 1,000,000 page views (since we started tracking visitors)!

Inspirations

Contact

  • Check the Frequently Asked Questions to see if your question has already been asked/answered.
  • Feel free to post Suggestions for improving Teampedia or Bugs for things that are not working correctly
  • For all other issues contact: admin@teampedia.net



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