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  • noun A spider diagram


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  • Before you do the spidergram exercise, talk through the orientations and give some examples from your community of practice.

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  • NOTE: To tell you the truth a spidergram is not a typical use for this example as I think a spidergram works best when you can see weighted focus on similar level components. eg what was the overall performance of a project based on areas such as quality, delivery, engagement, time, cost. etc … Nonetheless it still gives you a snapshot, in a more imprinting and relatable way than a linear list

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  • What I like about this is you could use the spidergram to list the current orientation of the group, and then overlay the same spidergram of where they hope to be with the enablement of an online community tool.

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  • I also included some other start-up aspects and displayed them in a spidergram, since I am addicted to these things.

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  • I was thinking a spidergram could be used for an adoption diagnostic or health check for communities in the growth stage.

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  • And in the future do another spidergram snapshot to see how far they have progressed.

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  • Shawn Callahan, on how he uses the spidergram for a present and future assessment and aspiration tool.

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