I am trying to find organized groups of lean manufacturing practitioners in the Chicago Illinois area for benchmarking and best practice sharing. Any suggestions?
Can anyone recommend a feature-rich web app for online communities. Must be able to manage documents, permissions, events etc. Hosted or self-hosted will do. Full details inside. [more inside]
We currently have a number of different list serves, google groups, yahoo groups, and meetup groups in our town, all involving family activities and community events. The different groups cover different neighborhoods, and there is a lot of overlap. I am wondering if there is some kind of service or tool that could be an giant umbrella for all of our groups, with subgroups according to interest, age of kids, neighborhoods, schools etc. [more inside]
I was a Boy Scout as a youth. What similar opportunities – for personal, skill, and leadership development – are there for adults? [more inside]
I run a user group...help me make it legit. [more inside]
I fail at Amazon. Help me find a book on running a small community group. [more inside]
I'd like some help finding a new weight loss community to join - one with a relatively intelligent / fun user base but that takes healthy weight loss seriously. Any suggestions? [more inside]
What is the label for an entity or idea which began as nothing and came to have identity through its own fictionalisation? That is, notions diametrically opposed to 'simulacra' - in that the entity has no referent to begin with... [more inside]