Footprints of Emergence in CPsquare

Jenny Connected

We had a great discussion about our recent paper Footprints of Emergence in CPsquare’s Research and Dissertations Series of presentations last night. By we I mean, Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau and myself and by CPsquare I mean the community of practice on communities of practice.

Footprints of Emergence in CPsquare

Jenny Connected

We had a great discussion about our recent paper Footprints of Emergence in CPsquare’s Research and Dissertations Series of presentations last night. By we I mean, Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau and myself and by CPsquare I mean the community of practice on communities of practice.

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Community Capers

This month restarts the Community Capers project to case study some of the brilliant examples of communities of practice that exist across the globe. We also support mixed reality events, professional development activities and a number of other projects.”

Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice

Digital Habitats

It is the story of a community of birdwatchers in Central Park in New York City and how they observed, loved and obsessed over a family of Red-Tailed Hawks that raised a family on an apartment ledge just of Central Park. Identifying a new practice and refining it.).

Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice

Nancy White

It is the story of a community of birdwatchers in Central Park in New York City and how they observed, loved and obsessed over a family of Red-Tailed Hawks that raised a family on an apartment ledge just of Central Park. . listserv or web forum, Twitter, etc.) .

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

This is the 10th and last in a series of blog posts I wrote for Darren Sidnick about communities of practice in an elearning context late last year. I am finally getting the rest of the series up. This is true in the application of technology for learning.

Good CoP, Bad CoP (Community of Practice) « Stop, Collaborate and Listen

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Good CoP, Bad CoP (Community of Practice) 27 10 2009 I’ve been working with Communities of Practice for about 3 years and have learnt many lessons on what to do and what not to do. Tags: community

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Innovation and Communities of Practice

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Explore Community Log In | Sign Up From: gfbertini + Subscribe Innovation and Communities of Practice Related Comunidades de Prática 233 reads Intentional Innovation - Kellogg Foundation 2008 2211 reads Innovation and Philanthropy 1414 reads Kviselius N.Z. Risks of Open Innovation 334 reads Open Innovation 194 reads Encyclopedia of Communities of Practice in Information and Knowledge Management 124 reads Etienne Wenger - Communities of Practice.

iSimulate as a nexus for a CoP of economists

Digital Habitats

I’ve been doing a series of podcast conversations on my Full Circle blog about the use of social media in international development. Much of the group’s work relies on collaborating with colleagues situated across the world. Cross posted from Nancy’s blog.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I am finally getting the rest of the series up. Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. Community influences technology and technology influences community.

Anecdote: Revitalising communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Follow me on Twitter. Filed in Communities of practice. I’m truly blessed in knowing lots of interesting people. ” I said something like that to John Smith this morning on the topic of revitalising communities of practice.

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When is a Community of Practice Not a Community of Practice? « Stop, Collaborate and Listen

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About When is a Community of Practice Not a Community of Practice? 10 11 2009 As you all probably know there are many definitions on what is a Community of Practice this is one that I use “A CoP brings these people together. They can share a common area of interest and a variety of expertise and skills, or have issues or problems to air, share and solve. Lots of ideas where suggested on what they could use.

Common pitfalls of Communities of Practice | SiftGroups

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Skip to Navigation Skip to Content Sign up for a newsletter Contact Us Sign in Who we are What we do Who we support Where you can meet us Common pitfalls of Communities of Practice 24th August 2009 by Stuart Glendinning Hall When addressing how best grow communities of practice (CoP) it’s wise first to consider what type of communities we are talking about. T hat’s really just another example of web 1.0

Anecdote: Community of Practice success story

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Follow me on Twitter. Filed in Collaboration , Communities of practice. One of the best ways to illustrate the value of Community of Practice efforts is to find stories of success and to use them. We previously posted on the publication of Stories from the Coal Face, a booklet produced by Rio Tintos coal division that communicates many of the ways that CoP have added value to the business.

Anecdote: Vital behaviours for communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Follow me on Twitter. Filed in Communities of practice. Over at the Influencer blog David Maxfield has written a four post series on improving teamwork based on one of the key insights from his co-authored book, also called Influencer , which is simply changing a few behaviours can drive a lot of change. What are the vital behaviours for communities of practice? The idea of community orientations was introduced to me by Nancy White.

Starting a community of practice - fostering relationships

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Follow me on Twitter. Filed in Communities of practice. In starting any community of practice, the first objective is to help the members recognise the value they will get from being and working together. Often we will help organisations kick their communities off with a work shop that has a number of objectives but perhaps the most important is to foster deeper connections among the potential members.

Finding the domain for communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Follow me on Twitter. One of the key challenges in starting a community of practice is to find the right domain - the topic that people are passionate enough about and interested enough in to contribute some of their discretionary time and effort. One of the tests we use is the I am a. I would love to hear other thoughts/hints/tips on helping to identify potential CoP domains. It might be only 5% of their job, but its what they really love.

Communities and Collaboration " Communities of Practice: Conversations to Collaboration

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Research Wiki Video Search Communities Google Facilitation Policy fun Standards Software Event Presentations Information Management Blogs Uncategorized Social Computing Reports Central Government Social Networking Tools Delicious Links Social Media Knowledge Management Public Sector Web2.0 Communities of Practice -- Powered by Category Cloud What Im Doing. benteka Im running a CoP strategy that has engaged 26,000 users across UK local gov - not a geek though!

Steve Dale online " Identifying Community of Practice Needs

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Research Wiki Video Search Communities Google Facilitation Policy fun Standards Software Event Presentations Information Management Blogs Uncategorized Social Computing Reports Central Government Social Networking Tools Delicious Links Social Media Knowledge Management Public Sector Web2.0 Communities of Practice -- Powered by Category Cloud What Im Doing. benteka Im running a CoP strategy that has engaged 26,000 users across UK local gov - not a geek though!

Steve Dale online " Value benchmarking of networks and communities of practice

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How I use social media

Nancy White

This afternoon I’m spending a half hour on a Skype video conversation to share a bit of how I use social media. I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns.

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). A conversation emerging in the Network Weaving Community of Practice ( NWWCoP ) focuses on this question: how can/do we use social media for intentionally weaving our networks?

Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

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Communities and Collaboration. Communities and Collaboration. Communities and Collaboration » Page Maximising the power of collective knowledge. Twitter. Communities. Communities of Practice. Pitfalls and Advantages of Accredited Online LPN Programs. Activity Streams Meet the World of Manufacturing. Dissident Blog - A contrary view of the world. Maximising the power of collective knowledge.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). tools and approaches and community and instructional design.

On blogs and CoP's " Brad Hinton - plain speaking

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Joitske gives four very useful ways in which blogs can support CoP’s but I just want to focus on one of them. Quoting Joitske: “A weblog with summaries of discussions can be a repository for the community. Using a blog as a repository for summaries of debate and rich content is a great idea. Some threads in a vigorous discussion in a CoP can be lost in the rumble-tumble of debate. A lot of people write these types of [.]

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Reflecting on my TAFE Workshop Approach

Nancy White

I’ve run workshops in 7 Australian TAFEs in Victoria and Tasmania states in the past three weeks – 3 hours of “intro” in the morning and 3 hours for “advanced” practitioners in the afternoon. Of course as a whole this heaps too much. Phew!

Most Viewed Posts First Quarter 2009 - What next?

Nancy White

Hmmm… Here are the top posts in terms of site visits for the last quarter. Of course, this does not reflect those posts read off the site in feed readers! Communities of Practice Series #1. Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection. CoP Series #5: Is my community a community of practice? Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice. Glossary of Online Interaction.

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21st Century Learning: The Art of Building Virtual Communities

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21st Century Learning « Learning 2.0 | Main | Meme: 8 Random Facts » The Art of Building Virtual Communities This is cross posted over on techLEARNING. Anyone who has ever thrown a party or held a meetinghas had this unvoiced fear: what if after all the work of preparation, nobody showsup? Youd think developing a virtual learning community (VLC) or online community of practice (CoP) would be easier. Community doesnt scale ever.

Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists

Nancy White

Now that we are a couple of months into the “signal sharing&# of the Communities and Networks Connection , I wanted to share the top posts people have clicked into on the site (courtesy of the magic of Tony Karrer ). Notice how many are about Twitter !

Collaboration – If it Were That Easy We Would all Do It – Well

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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The Social Organization: Social Media is not Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Consultants Enterprise Social Software Subscribe Subscribe in a reader Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner My Other Accounts Categories Best Practices Books Deep Thoughts. Rating and ranking books on Amazon does not create a community. Communities can be much larger.

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Knowledge Jolt with Jack: Communities and Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Knowledge Jolt with Jack Jack Vinson writes about knowledge management, personal effectiveness, theory of constraints and more. As of December 2007 Jack will likely start writing about product management too. At the first pass, a CoP is a subset of Community.

BHP Billiton axes its Knowledge Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Follow me on Twitter. Filed in Anecdotes , Communities of practice. This was the group that, among other services, supported the organisations Knowledge Networks (also called communities of practice but language matters in this story). In the case of their Global Maintenance Network there were at least a handful of support people. But calling gatherings of professionals communities of practice is OK and perhaps even applauded.

SIKM community presentation

Digital Habitats

A little bit about our respective practices. Just in case Images: A slide deck with: A definition of technology stewardship. The 2001 “Tech Report” for the Federal Council of CIOs was getting out of date. proposed to write an update of it. February 16, 2010.

Can you hook your members in 21 days? « Stop, Collaborate and Listen

John Tropea - Delicious Community

So if that’s the case, if you can keep new members of your community engaged for their first 21 days, they should become hooked. I have some ideas but could we as a community come up with a plan to keep our new members engaged for the first 21 days. New member of the month award.

Kerrie Anne's Fridge Magnets: Of KM Metrics, Whales, Hermit Crabs and other things

John Tropea - Delicious Community

skip to main | skip to sidebar Nov 4, 2008 Of KM Metrics, Whales, Hermit Crabs and other things Metrics matter. Or should we consider the value that Knowledge initiatives bring in avoiding "huge amounts of egg on face" in preventing a bad decision ? Or enabling exploiting a great opportunity generated through collaborated ideas of a commuity spread around the globe ? of how the Knowledge initiatives benefit our organization. is the amazing generosity of colleagues.

Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Mar 31 2009 Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity Published by Nancy White at 1:47 pm under Digital Habitats , communities of practice , technology stewardship , visual thinking A couple of people have asked me for more materials related to the Community Orientations Spidergram activity.

Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Mar 31 2009 Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity Published by Nancy White at 1:47 pm under Digital Habitats , communities of practice , technology stewardship , visual thinking A couple of people have asked me for more materials related to the Community Orientations Spidergram activity.

Anecdote: Collaboration consulting—fostering a collaboration culture

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Follow me on Twitter. I think its a big problem because this narrow view of collaboration starts to get the concept a bad name: "yeh, we did collaboration but no one used it." And then there the issue of the vast amount of money wasted and opportunities lost. The problems we face now and into the future will only increase in complexity and it will require teams of people within and across organisations to solve them. Thats all part of it too.