The Institute of Alternative Futures (IAF) is an organization founded by Clement Bezold, Alvin Toffler and James Dator. It provides support and aid to organizations to create their preferred futures. The IAF conducted a survey on behalf of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) regarding collaborative learning communities and technical innovation networks. (Ref: http://www.altfutures.org). Based on its research it identified 5 drivers that make it important for organizations to consider including communities of practices, as a part of strategic framework. I tried to understand these five drivers in the context of Learning Management Systems in today’s corporate world. Here are some thoughts.