Modern communities of practice (CoP) built on a foundation of technology and social media are emerging on a global scale. Considering the speed at which technology evolves, best practices also continue to evolve for building, maintaining and measuring the effectiveness of these modern communities. This report attempts to outline and discuss key lessons learned to date and provide several recommendations based upon available evidence and expert opinion. But each CoP – defined here as a group of professionals with similar interests – is unique in purpose and must find its own path to success.
As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes lessons learned on the importance and role of leadership from the KDMD experience including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
This is a valuable resource on the evaluation of the KM and Institutional Learning (IL) at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
This report reviews the key attributes of Learning for Change in the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
This toolkit from ODI presents 30 useful tools and techniques that have been used to facilitate improved knowledge and learning in the development and humanitarian sectors.