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Discussion on: What is a community engineer

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Alex Angel

This one is really interesting. Personally, I think I'm more aligned with the first definition, of someone who creates tooling and capabilities to support communities and the community builders, vs calling a community builder a Community Engineer (though I definitely get where you're coming from, and can understand the merit of what you've proposed).

I think there is a big void when it comes to development/engineering resources that community teams are allocated, and the selfish part of me wants Community Engineer to fill that particular void.

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Ben Blaine Author

Thanks for this reply @alex !

I think the leaders in this space at the moment are Orbit: github.com/orbit-love/orbit-model they've got an awesome model.

Some others that I am learning a lot from are twitter.com/gregisenberg and twitter.com/DavidSpinks