Building and DevelopingProfessional CommunitiesBelarus SharePoint User Group andSharePoint Community Examples             ...
Personally• Psychologist• Headhunter• Shooter• Bartender• SharePoint Accessories Designer• Poker Player• Photographer & Fi...
Professionally• Project Manager / Coordinator• Business Analyst / System Analyst• SharePoint Consultant, Trainer• Pre-Sale...
Professional CommunitiesWHAT
Peace   Love   Legalize
Feature   Bug             RTFM                Confidential     6
Professional Community in IT             specialized group           focused on specific           technology / area of   ...
Professional CommunitiesWHY
Benefits for Members• Knowledge and experience• Creativity and innovation• Recognition• Fun
Benefits for Companies• Expertise and competence• HR and headhunting• Marketing• PR and promotion
Professional CommunitiesHOW
Do• Check the groups• Spread the word• Inspire like-minded people• Share and promote• Praise people• Look for sponsorship•...
Avoid• Managerial approach• High expectations• Competition• Commercialization and lobbying• Up front recruiting• Communica...
Professional CommunitiesMATURITY MODEL
Model Scheme            Authorship            Frequency                           Content            Topics            Gro...
Belarus SPUG and SharePoint CommunityOUR EXPERIENCE• Registered in Nov 2009• SPUG site, mailing, LinkedIn  group, Yammer g...
SharePoint Community is        global
Belarus SPUG and SharePoint CommunityGLOBALLY• 120+ SPUGs• 220+ MVPs• 20+ major annual conferences• Thousands of participa...
Professional CommunitiesSUCCESS PILLARS                 • Expertise                 • Generosity                 • Fun
Building and DevelopingProfessional CommunitiesBelarus SharePoint User Group andSharePoint Community Examples             ...
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EPAM SEC 2013 Building and Developing Professional Communities

  1. 1. Building and DevelopingProfessional CommunitiesBelarus SharePoint User Group andSharePoint Community Examples Nadezhda Belousova
  2. 2. Personally• Psychologist• Headhunter• Shooter• Bartender• SharePoint Accessories Designer• Poker Player• Photographer & Filmmaker
  3. 3. Professionally• Project Manager / Coordinator• Business Analyst / System Analyst• SharePoint Consultant, Trainer• Pre-Sales Consultant• CSM, CSPO• Specialist in ECM, BPM, IOA
  4. 4. Professional CommunitiesWHAT
  5. 5. Peace Love Legalize
  6. 6. Feature Bug RTFM Confidential 6
  7. 7. Professional Community in IT specialized group focused on specific technology / area of knowledge
  8. 8. Professional CommunitiesWHY
  9. 9. Benefits for Members• Knowledge and experience• Creativity and innovation• Recognition• Fun
  10. 10. Benefits for Companies• Expertise and competence• HR and headhunting• Marketing• PR and promotion
  11. 11. Professional CommunitiesHOW
  12. 12. Do• Check the groups• Spread the word• Inspire like-minded people• Share and promote• Praise people• Look for sponsorship• Create artifacts
  13. 13. Avoid• Managerial approach• High expectations• Competition• Commercialization and lobbying• Up front recruiting• Communication limitations• Boredom
  14. 14. Professional CommunitiesMATURITY MODEL
  15. 15. Model Scheme Authorship Frequency Content Topics Growth Environment and tools Social Activities and events Communication Competences Coordination Channels Interconnections Cross-sectoral Participant lifestyle Ease of external participation Engagement Community trust Relationships Recognition
  16. 16. Belarus SPUG and SharePoint CommunityOUR EXPERIENCE• Registered in Nov 2009• SPUG site, mailing, LinkedIn group, Yammer group• Total members’ count is appr. 50 (20 active)• Regular monthly meetings• SharePoint Saturday Minsk
  17. 17. SharePoint Community is global
  18. 18. Belarus SPUG and SharePoint CommunityGLOBALLY• 120+ SPUGs• 220+ MVPs• 20+ major annual conferences• Thousands of participants
  19. 19. Professional CommunitiesSUCCESS PILLARS • Expertise • Generosity • Fun
  20. 20. Building and DevelopingProfessional CommunitiesBelarus SharePoint User Group andSharePoint Community Examples Nadezhda Belousova Thank you!

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