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Discussion on: Community of Practice (CoP)

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Simon Tomes • Edited on

Thanks for sharing, Oliver.

I enjoy how a good CoP helps a group of people learn from each other. I've seen this happen internally at a company I once worked at – it was set up to help folks feel comfortable to share their learnings and ask questions.

The diagram reminds me of some of the elements of Emily Webber's excellent book, "Building Successful Communities of Practice".

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I had wonderful experience of CoP too. However, what I got is not inside a company, but on the Internet. I learned skills and knowledge about the web by joining a social web community. Now I work for a web/mobile development startup as an interaction designer and a product manager.

I have read Emily Webber's book too. She is inspired by Wenger.