The death of nice communities of practice?
An interesting conversation is happening in KM4Dev – when is it not the case? – in relation with Dave Snowden‘s recent inputs to the conference on ‘Knowledge for Development (#DIEK4D see https://tagboard.com/diek4d) and his reflections on this post (full meeting wiki notes are available here).
Oh and close down those communities of practice which are now so hide bound as to be only of use to the avid naval-gazers. We need more disagreement, more passion, more argument, more engagement which is not conditional on not upsetting people. (Dave Snowden, reflections on #DIEK4D, 9 July 2014)
Two interesting take-homes from this:
a) Let CoPs die!
b) Nice is the new poison
Interesting and provocative statements of course – just wanted to rebound on these, but I highly encourage you to see all strings from that conversation on…
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