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Community Management & KM with John Tropea

  • Sep 25, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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John's presentation covers three areas based on his experience running online communities of practice for a global engineering firm:
1. the dos and don’ts on the formation of online CoPs
2. what drives the individual
3. tips on facilitating
There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion after each of the three areas.

Participating in this event will enable you to understand how:
• CoPs are self-forming; members need to be part of the creation process
• CoPs can’t be managed as teams; they need to be facilitated

About John

Recently recognised by MindTouch as one of the world's top 25 KM influencers on Twitter, John Tropea started blogging about libraries and the new web 10 years ago. This path led him to KM, Social Business and to interesting topics about human behaviour. John moved from Melbourne to Perth 8 years ago and since that time has been working for Hatch Associates (10,000+ design, engineering, project management for mining, energy, and infrastructure.) In the last 4 years he has been in the community manager role for internal communities of practice.

We are privileged to have John visit us in Melbourne. I hope to see you all there for our usual networking as well as a chance to make a real connection with John who has been a virtual friend for many of us over the last decade.

You can learn more about him online on:

Twitter @johnt
LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/johntropea

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  • Nicky H.

    John put together the session tweets http://bit.ly/16EdWj1so - so I'm not going to duplicate

    September 27, 2013

  • Peter T.

    Great real use case. Appreciated johns time and effort

    September 26, 2013

  • Yvonne G.

    Good to hear about a thriving KM culture; many useful insights.

    September 26, 2013

  • Josephine M.

    Apologies - wont be able to make it after all. Hopefully there will be tweeting to follow?!

    September 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry for the late notice folks; John's talk tonight was particularly appealing to me, but as the saying goes 'something's come up'.

    1 · September 25, 2013

  • Luke G.

    I am really sorry to miss this session which I was really looking forward to but a family situation has cropped up which has pulled me away.

    September 25, 2013

  • Erica M.

    Unfortunately I have to work tonight now.

    September 25, 2013

  • Chris W.

    Sounds interesting. My own KM & community management work is with a not-for-profit, but I'm sure there'll be plenty that's relevant.

    September 21, 2013

  • Derinda S.

    I'm very excited about this presentation - can't wait to hear what John has to say.

    September 19, 2013

  • Bryan M.

    Human behaviour is a key issue with facilitation as a major enabler for building communities that succeed.

    1 · September 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wow. This looks fantastic. Cant make it that night :-(

    September 18, 2013

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