What would the Internet be without Wikipedia? I remember when it was still a brand new thing back in 2001... and what an awesome thing it was, and still is: the Open Source philosophy applied to human knowledge itself. Can you imagine not being able to look something up on Wikipedia, if only to get a quick précis of some topic that just caught your interest for a moment?
I've always wanted to create a knowledgebase for Root Cause Analysis... something more than a blog or collection of articles. Something like WikiPedia, but without the constant threat of wiki spam, vandals, and random people that just come along and "improve" stuff. Don't get me wrong, I love WikiPedia. However, the topic of Root Cause Analysis there has for years been a battleground of competing interests and people pushing agendas. That makes it very difficult to maintain the desired, even beloved, Neutral Point of View (NPOV) and still have meaningful topic entries with quality content. Instead, what we've gotten after many years of this process is just the scraps that most people can agree with, or don't care about enough to change. So, what I offer instead of that is the following: