User Groups & Communities of Practice The N.C. Department of Information Technology offers user groups and Communities of Practice focused on commonly needed IT functions and skill areas. These groups are open to staff from state and local agencies as well as educational institutions. What is a Community of Practice? A Community of Practice is a group of people who are part of a shared discipline and have a common goal of interacting and learning from one another to improve in the focused practice The main purpose of a user group is to increase proficiency in using a certain service or product. Communities of Practice NCDIT currently offers the following Communities of Practice: Agile All Things 365 Business Analysis Business Relationship Management Dynamics 365 Endpoint Management Project Management Process Improvement User Groups NCDIT currently offers the following user groups: Database User Group Enterprise Service Bus (Boomi) User Group Linux User Group NCDIT Email Admins User Group Power BI User Group SAS User Group SharePoint User Group Tableau User Group To access to many of these links, you must have access to NCDIT SharePoint or use Microsoft Teams.