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Making better, joined-up decisions with the engineering community

This month, it’s 3 months since we set up our engineering community for software engineers, platform engineers, service managers and quality analysts at the Co-op. It’s early days but it’s already helping move Co-op engineering in the right direction. 490 more words

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Paper Analysis: "Enhancing Group Cohesion in Virtual Communities of Practice"

Reference:

Gouardères, E., & Gouardères, G. (n.d.). Enhancing group cohesion in Virtual Communities of Practice. https://doi.org/10.1109/WI-IAT.2011.186

Summary:

  • This paper describes software agents that monitor the formation of teams within the “System-Orientated UAV simulator SOUL”.
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Paper Analysis: "Communities of Practice - A Brief Introduction - Wenger (1998)"

Reference:

Wenger, E. (1998). Community of Practice: a Brief Introduction. Learning in Doing, 15(4), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.2277/0521663636

Summary:

  • Communities of Practice are formed by people who engage in a process of…
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Key words/phrases to emerge from the literature's defintion of CoPs

Over the past few weeks, I have read a number of papers, extracting definitions, characteristics, features, activities etc. to describe communities of practice from the literature. 214 more words

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Paper Analysis: "Martian Boneyards: Can a Community of Players be a Community of Practice"

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Asbell-Clarke, J., & Sylvan, E. (2012). Martian boneyards: can a community of players be a community of practice? In CHI’12 Extended Abstracts on Human Human Factors in Computing Systems… 760 more words

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Paper Analysis: "Communities of Practice: Never Knowingly Undersold"

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Kimble, C. (2006). Communities of practice: Never knowingly undersold. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 213, 218–234. https://doi.org/10.1108/13673270010315920

Summary:

  • This paper shows how the term Communities of Practice has changed from the early works of Lave and Wenger, through the later, more theoretical works of Wenger to the current more “business friendly” version propounded by Wenger, McDermott and Snyder…
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