A witness to history

Chris Corrigan

Starting at a historic meeting in 2002 in Tsawassen, BC, the provincial government began the process of recognizing the authority of First Nations communities to look after their kids. A process that began in 2002 (which I was involved in primarily on Vancouver Island) saw the creation of regional authorities around the province to oversee the establishment of First Nations child welfare systems.

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Who Knows What? | Compliance Building

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Six Myths About Informal Networks— and How to Overcome Them By Rob Cross, Nitin Nohria and Andrew Parker (Spring 2002) Informal groups of employees do much of the important work in companies today. Reingen (Winter 2000) Paying attention to personal relationships accelerates learning and increases the effectiveness of alliances.

Things are different in Alaska

Chris Corrigan

When i was here in 2002 I was up in Fairbanks, working largely with non-Native people doing peacemaking work in the school system. This has resulted in a number of swirling dynamics including accelerated prosperity of some Native communities while at the same time, degradation of the land and subsistence lifestyles are changing, and traditional cultural values meet wealth and the easy money of corporate dividends, with the dividends winning out.

Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Strategic communities of practice (SCoP) are initiated by the organization’s leadership team, to power up selected strategic initiatives, which can include, e.g.: • • • Accelerating the rate of introducing successful disruptive innovation Facilitating culture change Entering a new market A SCoP is led, typically, by an internal ”guru” of its domain of practice, who serves also as magnet to attract members. Harvard Business School Pres, 2002 CommunityIntelligence Ltd Co.

Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum


The problem of how we know what we are taking out of a community environment might be true or useful or might, in some sense, be seen as knowledge is at the heart of the change that is needed to cope with the accelerated speed of change. It is a learning community that was created out of an event are sometimes created out of an existing event, as the Web heads were in 2002 and continue to be a strong supportive community. “Community as Curriculum“, in: D. Araya & M.A.

The FASTForward Blog " Retrospective on KM and the Impact of Web 2.0: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Blogs and wikis began to appear on the scene in 2001 and 2002 and some speculated then that these tools - or more accurately their derivatives - would create a major impact on the knowledge workplace. The nature and design of knowledge work keeps changing and as that change accelerates, it’s likely that companies will need to move towards the self-organizing of work … including people, tools and methods. Retrospective on KM and the Impact of Web 2.0

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How to Hit the Enterprise 2.0 Bullseye

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The company harnesses this power by creating “internal corporate social networks that accelerate, deepen and extend purposeful relationships around the work that needs to be done. If I understand correctly, they’re intended to accelerate the process of getting to know someone who might work half a world away, and to facilitate the process of building a trust relationship with that person.

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