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  • Over the last two years, the place of community in organizations shifted, with community programs becoming a commonly required investment at all types of companies. The COVID-19 pandemic tipped communities from a nice-to-have to a must-have.Suddenly, the value of connecting employees and customers via an equitable and widely accessible digital network was obvious. Well, obviously []
  • Episode #77 features JeremyMeiss, Director, DevRel Community at circleci. Jeremy shares a look at how circleci connects with their audience through developer relations programs. Using Orbit to connect their community channels, Jeremy and his team provide a single pane of glass into the developer journey, and can easily track and measure the impact of []
  • Check these three easy community management to-dos off your list and set yourself up for community success in 2022. A new year can be both an amazing blank slate, and also, a terrifying blank slate. If youre back at your desk and feeling overwhelmed by your to-do list, here are three easy ways to take []
  • Cloudera, AAMC, BluePrism, ESRI, and The Conference Board among global organizations recognized as leaders of innovation in community management. The winners of the sixth annual Community Leadership Awards were announced Monday, December 13th and included community leaders from organizations like Zapier, Leidos, Commvault, Motorola, and more. The Community Roundtable, the leading global resource for the []
  • In 2021, online communities are table stakes for brands that want to connect and engage with their audience. Community professionals are now handed the task of not just connecting with a brand’s audience, but deciding what kind of engagement is needed, and how to build a long-term strategy to foster and maintain that activity. Today, []
  • Community Management Fellow At-a-Glance: Member Since 2021Superpower Conscientious#teamcat or #teamdog #teamdog Annes interest in community management comes from my fascination with growth, building relationships, connecting people, and being helpful. You can ask Anne about: Solo travel Living on 4 continents All things Kenya, East Africa
  • Content and programs are the lifeblood of a successful online community program. They are often seen as one collective entity, but they serve two different roles for communities. Content gives people a reason to visit (and return to) an online community, while programs create opportunities for members to connect with one another. In previous editions []
  • Sure, its still Summer here in the Northern Hemisphere, but our minds are already focused on our annual community event, TheCR Connect. In 2020 we went virtual based on all the factors that were keeping the world apart. And, we found out that being apart, together actually had quite a few benefits. In 2021, were []
  • Exciting news for our friends in the association space The Community Roundtable is now a CAE-approved training provider! For over a decade were provided global community professionals with the training they need to excel in their roles. For the first time were offering a course specifically for community professionals working at associations. Community Management []
  • What is a Center of Excellence? Centers of Excellence are groups that are charged with enabling their organizations with a specific practice or expertise and often have other names, whether that is an Enablement Group, Adoption Team, or Internal Consulting. Historically, this has not been the role of community program teams, who were generally tasked []