Creating a successful professional virtual community: A sustainable digital ecosystem for idea sharing

@article{Wagner2009CreatingAS,
  title={Creating a successful professional virtual community: A sustainable digital ecosystem for idea sharing},
  author={Christian Wagner and Lily Liu and Christoph Schneider and Pattarawan Prasarnphanich and Huaping Chen},
  journal={2009 3rd IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies},
  year={2009},
  pages={163-167}
}
Increasingly, organizations develop professional communities for knowledge transfer, usually so as to draw on a vast pool of expertise, or to enable participants to help each other when problems arise. Such communities can be perceived as digital ecosystems, where individuals with different levels of interest and resources participate and provide resources in a give-and-take that creates benefits for all. Sustaining such a community is not easy, and is not simply a technology issue… CONTINUE READING

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