chapter  6
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–Phase I: Community Design and Launch

The first phase in the development of a community is described (define community project, establish community components, launch community). During this phase, the focus is on the logistics-putting all the pieces of the puzzle in place to create the community vessel. Process is highlighted as the steps are outlined, but time is spent discussing key issues that surfaced at each step and the best practice that was identified through lessons learned in the design and implementation of the Agent Network.