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What is community and how to manage it

What is community and how to manage it

Non technical presentation about community management.

Vitaliy Zasadnyy

March 27, 2013
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  1. WHAT IS COMMUNITY AND
    HOW TO MANAGE IT
    Vitaliy Zasadnyy
    GDG DevFest Tbilisi, Oct 18-20

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  2. WHAT IS COMMUNITY?
    Community is a group of people who are socially interdependent, who
    participate together in discussion and who share certain practices that
    both define community and are nurtured by it.
    Robert Bellah et al

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  3. ...but how to create on?
    Wow that looks cool...

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  4. WHAT IS GDG?
    New church for IT atheists.
    Community of developers and geeks.
    Group of evangelists who love to create.
    Group with addiction to Google.
    Fun and synergy, IT enthusiasm, sharing.
    It brings you passion and experience.
    Experience in new technologies and fun with new friends.

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  5. WHAT IS GDG?
    New church for IT atheists.
    Community of developers and geeks.
    Group of evangelists who love to create.
    Group with addiction to Google.
    Fun and synergy, IT enthusiasm, sharing.
    It brings you passion and experience.
    Experience in new technologies and fun with new friends.

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  6. WHAT IS GDG?
    Open and volunteer geek community who create
    exciting projects and share experience about Google
    technology with passion.

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  7. WHAT IS GDG?
    Open and volunteer geek community who create
    exciting projects and share experience about Google
    technology with passion.

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  8. WHAT COMMUNITY IS NOT
    Company

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  9. WHAT COMMUNITY IS NOT
    Company
    Evangelizer

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  10. WHAT COMMUNITY IS NOT
    Company
    Evangelizer
    School / university

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  11. WHAT COMMUNITY IS NOT
    Company
    Evangelizer
    School / university
    General developer population

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  12. WHO BENEFITS?
    Organizers / community leaders
    Developers, users, students == attendees
    Sponsors / partners
    Local companies (the ecosystem)
    The “technology”
    Government

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  13. WHO BENEFITS?
    Organizers:

    fun

    organization skills

    additional title to resume

    status
    NOT MONEY !!!

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  14. WHO BENEFITS?
    Attendees:

    knowledge, experience

    new people / friends

    company for discussions

    swag / prizes

    opportunity to be a speaker

    project partners

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  15. TIPS

    HRs is your best friends

    Find friend groups

    Use corporate inside mailing

    Use mailing tools

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  16. Thanks for attention!
    Questions?
    Presentation will be available at:
    v.zasadnyy.com/slides/

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