Reviews “A good book to read for all, whether you’re part of a community, a seasoned community leader or someone new to the role. It’s also good for people in roles (like operations or finance) that support communities from theRead more…
Making better, joined-up decisions with the engineering community
Following on from my initial blog post, here is how communities of practice have been making a difference at Defra How communities make a difference
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The difference between Communities, Groups, and Networks
6 months ago I went into coop Digital to help the delivery manager community get started. Here they are posted about what they have recently been up to The importance of having a safe place to listen and learn
I’m currently working with Defra to set up communities of practice, here is more on that https://defradigital.blog.gov.uk/2016/09/29/how-communities-of-practice-will-help-to-transform-defra/
I worked with this community through a few workshops and they have really run with it, it’s great to see the gem of ideas start and turn into something that adds such value to the community and the organisation. [ViewRead more…
Some thoughts on the meaning of deliberate pracitce View story at Medium.com
A blog post from the verify team at GDS about learning as a group and tools that helped them.
This year I have been working with DWP on building their communities of practice, here are some thoughts from one of their members.
Recently I helped the co-op digital team with their delivery manager community of practice. Here is a post from them about how it’s going.
A post from me over on infoq
Face to face is the best way for any group of people to communicate for many reasons that I won’t go into right now, but communities also need ways in which to continue the conversation outside of the time that they spendRead more…
A blog post from Jock Busuttil on why the community leader role is helping the community to establish itself rather than leading it. Communities of people inspiring each other
Breaking Down Udemy’s Model for Tracking the ROI of Community
A survey for people in a community of practiceRead more…
“A comprehensive introduction to the issues worth considering when setting up, growing and maintaining a community of practice in an organisation. Emily provides the theory and many practical examples from her own extensive experience. I enjoyed the focus on learningRead more…
In my book and often when I speak on the topic of communities of practice, I say that they need organisational support. This support comes in the form of, time for community members to dedicate to the community; people to support the development ofRead more…
Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly. – Wenger-trayner
The book was written using an Agile approach and is the first iteration of an ongoing project. To find out more see my blog post on my agile blog.