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Day: January 25, 2010

Bookmarks for January 20th through January 25th

Bookmarks for January 20th through January 25th

These are my links for January 20th through January 25th: Focus: IDeA Communities of Practice « E-Government Bulletin Live – The large and growing network of collaborative tools that make up the ‘Communities of Practice’ (CoP) project, hosted by the local government Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA), is a rare ‘Web 2.0’ success story in the UK public sector. CoP (http://www.communities.idea.gov.uk/) began in the autumn of 2006 as a pilot project testing around 100 discussion forums with 5,000 council managers….

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Communities of Practice in Local Government

Communities of Practice in Local Government

It’s always pleasing to get some good publicity about how Communities of Practice are reshaping the way that local government works; creating new opportunities for knowledge sharing, collaboration and co-creation. The article in e-government bulletin says it all, and indeed I was one of the panel of three who were invited to judge the entries for the CoP of the Year award mentioned in the article.  A very difficult decision I might add, since all of the entries demonstrated the…

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