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  • The Community Roundtable is 10 years old this spring. One of the first things we did when we started was to create the Community Maturity Model as a way to frame our view of how communities approaches develop over time. The Community Maturity Model serves several critical roles. It: Creates shared expectations about how communities [] The post 2019 Edition of the Community Maturity Model appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • For the fourth year, TheCR Awards are recognizing the excellence in community management that members of TheCR Network share on a daily basis. We see our members sharing incredible community work on Roundtable calls, in discussion threads, and in case studies. We hear stories about how their work challenges them and then we get to [] The post Open for Submissions: TheCR Awards 2019 appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Lakshmi Balachandra is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College and her research examines the impact of trust, gender and other entrepreneurial characteristics in acquiring early-stage funding. Through our State of Community Management research, weve uncovered parallels between a typical community journey, and that of a start-up, so when we started reading Dr. Balachandras [] The post TheCR Connect Big Idea: Lakshmi Balachandra appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Welcome to the latest episode in our community management podcast series, “Conversations with Community Managers.” Join TheCR’s Jim Storer and Shannon Abram as they chat with community managers from a variety of industries about their community journey. They ask the community questions you want to know the answers to, including: What’s your best advice for [] The post Podcast: Conversations with Community Managers – Julie Blutstein appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • If youve attended TheCR Connect in the past you know that we dont always bring in outside speakers. Some years 100% of our sessions are led by our amazing clients. Other years, the stars align and we have the privilege of sharing amazing ideas from new faces like last year when Heather McGowan joined [] The post Community in Action: Front Porch Forum CEO Michael Wood-Lewis to Speak at TheCR Connect 2019 appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • This article was written by Jeff Ross, Online Community Manager at Humana Inc. It was originally published here. You can find more from Jeff and connect with him here. In my nearly 9 years of managing an internal online community for a Fortune 60 company, I have had the pleasure of attending and occasionally speaking [] The post If you attend only one conference for online community professionals appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Last year, 40% of our participants at TheCR Connect were actively researching online community platforms, and they asked for our help. In order to support their efforts, we are thrilled to announce our first Solutions Showcase! Join us on September 23, 2019 in Boston, MA for a full-day learning experience with leading community solutions providers. [] The post Find the community platform thats right for you. appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Welcome to the latest episode in ourcommunity management podcast series, “Conversations with Community Managers.” JoinTheCR’sJim StorerandShannon Abramas they chat with community managersfrom avariety of industries about their community journey. They ask the community questions you want to know the answers to, including: What’s your best advice for someone just starting out in Community Management? What [] The post Podcast: Conversations with Community Managers – Nick Wallander appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • At The Community Roundtable, we try to practice what we preach and lead by example. Our business model relies heavily on building relationships, which in financial terms means we are constantly focused on generating more value for our stakeholders – friends, guest experts, members, clients, team members – than they contribute. We believe this is [] The post Announcing Our 2019 Member Advisory Board appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Digital Transformation is a Given All executives know that the world of business and work is changing rapidly as digital channels and technologies become more integrated into everything we do. From the small bakery that posts evocative pictures on Instagram to the multi-national organization that needs to align more employees than exist in small countries. [] The post Using a Community Strategy to Transition to the Future of Work appeared first on The Community Roundtable .