CoPs 101 " ThinkingShift

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home Thinkingshift is ThinkingShift CoPs 101 December 9, 2008 · Filed under Communities of Practice , Knowledge Management , Useful resources , YouTube Once again, I find myself in need of explaining CoPs (communities of practice) to people I’m working with.

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Formalizing stories about community leadership

Learning Alliances

Collective experiments are a useful activity no matter what a community’s domain might be, but with a CoP meta-community the can be especially helpful. Jerome Bruner, Making Stories; Law, Literature, Life (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002) [link]. Tags: Coaching meta-cops experiments Consulting Books cpsquare I’m working with several meta-communities: communities of practice made up of people who are themselves supporting communities.

The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator

Jenny Connected

Learning Meaning and Identity’ - focuses on expanding ideas around social learning theory, whereas a later book ‘A Guide to Managing Knowledge: Cultivating Communities of Practice’ (2002) – is written more for managers of communities of practice. Tagged: CoPs , cpsquare , facilitation , online learning. CPsquare CoPs cpsquare facilitation online learning

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CoPs: Tools and Resources - KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

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Online Community Toolkit | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Recent or Frequently Requested: Online Community Purpose Checklist (updated July 2008) Nancy’s Onfac Blog archives May 2004 – November 2007 CoP Foundations Workshop “Lurker&# Project : a nice synthesis of the issues around people who read in online groups but don’t post. CP Square , a CoP on CoPs! CoPs in the Netherlands (and beyond) – a page of resources, definitions, books, research, and links.

MirandaNet: Social Networking trivial or mind expanding?

Community Capers

Some members act as e-facilitators or braiders who help to shape the argument, provide interim summaries and change the direction of the discussion (Preston, 2002; Preston & Holmes, 2002; Cuthell, 2005). This concept of a Community of Practice (CoP) is key to understanding how braided learning works online. It has been described by researchers as a CoP “with an active and passionate core’ (Stuckey, 2005, p. 2002). Holmes (2002). 2002). 2002).

Cultivating Communities of Practice: Making Them Grow - YouTube

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While this may be the case, it is possible to examine an organisation and find empty spaces where opportunities to cultivate communities of practice (CoPs) exist, and as one does, many questions relating to how this journey is best started begin to arise. Wenger, 2002) and/or questions that must be carefully considered before beginning (Sidnick & White, 2008, esflive, 2009). Upload Sign in. Loading. This video is unavailable. Find out why. Close.

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Five things meme in pictures

Joitske Hulsebosch

Since my blog is about communities of practice and not about myself, I'm not so fond of the question of this meme, but it would be exciting to start a meme with an interesting content question about CoPs for instance. In 2002 we tried to find him, but he had just left his job with Africare.

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The returns on Communities - KnowledgeBoard

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Therefore CoP sponsoring is a difficult sell in corporate environments, on indeed anywhere that resources are managed. Intuitive evidence and personal experience of users suggest that a good CoP creates enormous value, but pinning it down in a financial report is another matter.

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Community of practice - EduTech Wiki

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Contents 1 Definitions 2 Supporting a COP through virtual environments 3 Communities of practice, formal learning and education 4 Components of a social learning system 4.1 Wenger, 2002) Communities can be considered as problem-solving mechanisms which contribute to establishing policy agendas and offer mechanisms to facilitate processes for negotiation between different actors. What are CoPs? Boundaries Boundaries within learning systems and between CoPs are mutable.

Communities of Practice | CommunityIntelligence Ltd.

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Practices worth replicating can travel as fast as posting a video on the CoP poratl. We design, facilitate and coach CoP projects of all size, from small-scale pilots to develop corporate-wide strategy for value-creation with communities of practice. Contact Us CommunityIntelligence Ltd.

Microsoft on Emergency Response

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Microsoft Innovation Centre was established in August 2002 to support innovating ideas from government agencies. The centre has funded 28 projects since 2002, and Microsoft puts up to $1 million a year into the Center (in New Zealand). Mobile Incident Location COP (NZ Police). I am at a Microsoft event in Christchurch (New Zealand), co-presented by Intergen New Zealand. The event is focused on how to use various Microsoft technologies for emergency response.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Support and nurture communities of practice (CoPs) and networks. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 About Nancy White Published by Nancy White Nancy J.

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Practical examples: The community empowerment network in Central Asia

Joitske Hulsebosch

The World Bank and Europe and Central Asia Region (ECA) launched this network in 2002 as four national networks linked through regional activities that would build the capacity of communities and development partners to implement community-driven development (CDD) projects.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Support and nurture communities of practice (CoPs) and networks. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 About Nancy White Published by Nancy White Nancy J.

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How I use social media

Nancy White

I was simply unaware of the label, the research and scholarship around these things we call “CoPs.&# Back in the late 90’s technology was just used for distributed Cops - folks who could not physically be together.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Eye Witness: On October 11, 2002 there was a bombing at a shopping mall in Myyrmanni, Finland in which 7 were killed including children and 166 injured.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Support and nurture communities of practice (CoPs) and networks. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 About Nancy White Published by Nancy White Nancy J.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Support and nurture communities of practice (CoPs) and networks. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 About Nancy White Published by Nancy White Nancy J.

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How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I was simply unaware of the label, the research and scholarship around these things we call “CoPs.&# Back in the late 90’s technology was just used for distributed Cops – folks who could not physically be together.

Green Chameleon » How to be a KM Guru #2

Green Chameleon

If you want a really good example of what I’m talking about, compare Etienne Wenger’s original book Communities of Practice (1998) with his more recent (coauthored) Cultivating Communities of Practice (2002). It establishes some vocabulary and principles, it gives you some nice ways of structuring an approach to CoPs, and then it abandons you at the gate of doing anything practical.

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Cover story: Building healthy communities - Inside Knowledge

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The concept of communities of practice (CoPs), as defined in the book, Cultivating Communities of Practice , was simple: an informal group of peers sharing ideas, insight, information and help about a topic they are deeply, sometimes passionately, interested in.

Innovation and Communities of Practice

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7 The source of the first two columns is “Cultivating Communities of Practice” – Wenger, McDermott, Snyder 8 Source: Quick Guide to CoP Start-up, by Etienne Wenger CommunityIntelligence Ltd Co. Innovation CoPs have the potential to develop and model the roles and practices that some of the other CoPs too can include in their capability repertory. Harvard Business School Pres, 2002 CommunityIntelligence Ltd Co. Log in Other login options: Facebook Connect New to Scribd?

Anecdote - Whitepapers - Building a collaborative workplace

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In November 2002, a large number of atypical pneumonia cases occurred in Guangdong Province, China. We have seen this happen, and it is even more common when the organisation has just invested in community technology which has forums functionality—“We must get CoPs going so that people are using this forum functionality” We recommend you take a more gentle approach. What we do. Keynote Speaking. About Us. Workshops & Seminars. --> Whitepapers. Bibliography.