I think what's needed is a Gallery of "Tiki Sites in a Box". In other words, Tiki sites that are preconfigured to meet a particular kind of needs. The needs should be defined not in terms of features, but in terms of GOALS of the end user or organisation.
This could be a list of descriptions like this:
- I want a site to enable collaboration inside my organisation.
- I want a site to broadcast my ideas to the world and allow people to add to them and comment on them.
- I want a site that will act as an open knowledge base on a particular topic.
Each of these could point to an example which would be a "fake" site that could act as a sandbox. People could go to this fake site, play around with it (but not reconfigure it), to see if it's what they are looking for.
This would allow easy single click configuration of Tiki. The user would simply click on one of the items in the Gallery, and the Tiki site would be configured accordingly.
One issue is: what happens if the user choose wrong and later wants to switch to a different model? I guess if no content has been created in the site it's fine, but what if content has already been created and that content is somewhat incompatible with the new model that the user is choosing?
Moving discussion of this wish to Profile Manager
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