One of the features that makes community-driven, community-created spaces so popular is that its members contribute. One of the characteristics that gives knowledge management the potential to be incredibly powerful to its user base is that its members contribute.
I suppose I’d never really thought about that connection until I read this article from Scotland on e-learning solutions in this era of community-building solutions. It’s true when you think about it. People are more likely to use what they themselves have a hand in. They take pride in it and encourage others to use it, too.