Originally published July 11, 2019

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In this recorded webinar, I detailed proven practices for building Communities of Practice (CoPs) and shared my Communities Manifesto.

This was part of my series of webinars for Lucidea. Over the course of my career, I have worked with, observed, and interviewed KM leaders to capture and develop proven practices for knowledge management programs, of which CoPs are an essential part.

I define Communities of Practice as:

  • Groups of people who, for a specific subject, share a
  1. Specialty
  2. Role
  3. Passion
  4. Interest
  5. Concern
  6. Set of problems
  • With members who deepen their understanding of the subject together, and
  1. Interact on an ongoing basis
  2. Ask and answer questions
  3. Share information
  4. Reuse good ideas
  5. Solve problems for one another
  6. Develop new and better ways of doing things

Check out my book, Proven Practices for Promoting a Knowledge Management Program, published by Lucidea Press. Please also read my posts offering advice and insights drawn from many years as a KM practitioner.

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Knowledge Management Author and Speaker, Founder of SIKM Leaders Community, Community Evangelist, Knowledge Manager https://sites.google.com/site/stangarfield/

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