Neil Pakenham-Walsh at K4D Conference, Geneva, April 2017

Dgroups at the Knowledge for Development (K4D) Conference

Dgroups was presented as an example of best practice at the Knowledge for Development Conference in Geneva, 3-4 April 2017. Neil Pakenham-Walsh, chair of the Dgroups foundation and founder of HIFA (Healthcare Information for All: five Dgroups with >16,000 members interacting in 3 languages) presented Dgroups to a diverse audience of more than 200 development …

Communities of Practice – Increasing inclusiveness, value and collaboration. Real trends or wishful thinking?

Many Dgroups partners participated at the Eldis 20th Anniversary workshop¬†on Digital Knowledge Sharing, held at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK on 15 and 16 September. Dgroups representatives Neil Pakenham-Walsh (Chair, Dgroups Foundation) and Ivan Kulis (ECDPM) were delighted to give a presentation on global trends and challenges for Communities of …

Dgroups webinar – Maintaining and troubleshooting your online community

The third and final Dgroups Communities Webinar took place on 15 June 2015 and focused on how to maintain and troubleshoot your online community. Facilitated by Lucie Lamoureux (KM4D Associates) the webinar was designed mostly as a peer-assist session. Two participants presented two case studies, illustrating the challenges they face in maintaining their communities of …

Dgroups webinar – Developing and supporting your Dgroup

After the first Dgroups Communities webinar held last month, this week we organized the second event in this series of three online webinars. The theme for this session was how to develop and support an online community. Facilitated by Lucie Lamoureux (KM4D Associates) the session was designed around three presentation blocks of about 12 minutes, …