APQC's Knowledge Management Blog
Farida Hasanali is currently focusing on communities of practice. APQC's Knowledge Management Blog. She has talked so far about leadership and community activities. Borrowing a term from IMD professor and researcher Martha Mazinevski, events are a manifestation of a community's heart beat. Farida shares some views -- many of which align with my experience, but I continue to cringe at the assumption that starting F2F is the best way to go. I continue to observe that communities which are primarily distributed do more in the distributed environment if they start there, then get their first impressions validated at a F2F.
(Edited April 13, 2005 to fix my error assuming Farida was a he. She is a she. I should pay more attention!)