Community of Practice

Connect your members, experts
and professionals to share knowledge and learn


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What is a Community of Practice?

A Community of Practice  (CoP) is aimed at knowledge sharing and creating learning opportunities within a group of professionals or experts.

This type of community makes it possible for members to share expert insights, explore new markets or opportunities, build networks, collaborate online or on-location and improve their professional skills.

Typical types of organizations

Typical types of members

Learn from some great examples

Read the success story of these Open Social Communities of Practice.


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Connecting UNDP stakeholders

SparkBlue creates seamless connection, dialogue, and ideation across all UNDP platforms to allow internal and external communication between thousands of UNDP stakeholders.

Making funding data more transparent

The International Aid Transparency Initiative is an online hub where Communities of Practice can explore data, exchange knowledge, build new networks and connect with a multitude of IATI stakeholders.

how to pick the right community software
Buying Guide page
Buying Guide page

Pick the perfect solution for our community

Discover the key elements you should focus on when choosing an online community software solution to suite your member needs and organizational goals.

Find 9 key questions for picking the perfect online community software in our free Community Software Buying Guide.

The unique advantages of an online community

Open Social specializes in creating engaging online community platforms. We tailor every platform to the unique needs of each client, making sure we help you reach your goal.

Our software is highly flexible and customizable to suit your unique community needs. The core product has features that help you to:

Empower activity with your engagement software
Community Engagement

That’s not all!

Add extra power with extensions

With Open Social, you’re able to extend your core platform with extensions. Empower your community to connectcollaborate, and learn.

Real-time collaboration extension

Real-time Collaboration

Work together on the same content at the same time with track-changes

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Get an at-a-glance overview of activities, content streams and community information.

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Organization Profiles

Create unique organization affiliations and dedicated page

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Our Sales Team loves to show you what Open Social will look like with your branding and customized to align with your Community of Practice goals and use cases.

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