New publication: Communities in Context: Towards Taking Control of Their Tools in Common(s)

Just published: A. de Moor (2015). Communities in Context: Towards Taking Control of Their Tools in Common(s). In The Journal of Community Informatics, 11(2). Abstract: In this exploratory paper, we outline some issues of inter-community socio-technical systems governance. Our purpose here is not to solve these issues, but to raise awareness about the complexity of … Continue reading New publication: Communities in Context: Towards Taking Control of Their Tools in Common(s)

Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation: The Dutch – US Connection?

As part of my visit to the  University of Alabama in Huntsville I gave a presentation "Creativity Meets Rationale - Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation" at the College of Business Administration. It was based on the book chapter with the same title that was published earlier this year in the book "Creativity and Rationale: Enhancing Human … Continue reading Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation: The Dutch – US Connection?

Expanding the Academic Research Community: Building Bridges into Society with the Internet

Below the slides of the honors lecture I just gave at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. The slides can be downloaded here. The talk is based on a book chapter with the same title that will be published by Monash University Publishing in the fall.  A preprint of this chapter can be downloaded here. … Continue reading Expanding the Academic Research Community: Building Bridges into Society with the Internet

New publication: Towards Sheltered Communication Systems Design – A Socio-Technical Perspective

The proceedings were just published containing my paper: A. de Moor (2012). Towards Sheltered Communication Systems Design: A Socio-Technical Perspective. In Proc. of the 9th Community Informatics Research Network Conference, Prato, Italy, November 7-9, 2012. Abstract Social media are powerful conversation technologies. However, exactly how social media afford and constrain complex social requirements in collaborative communities is … Continue reading New publication: Towards Sheltered Communication Systems Design – A Socio-Technical Perspective

New publication: “It’s the Conversation, Stupid!” – Social Media Systems Design for Open Innovation Communities

My joint book chapter with Mark Aakhus, "It's the Conversation, Stupid!" Social Media Systems Design for Open Innovation Communities was just published in J.E. Lundström et al. (eds.), Managing Open Innovation Technologies, Springer, Berlin. ISBN 978-3-642-31649-4. Abstract Open innovation is about crossing boundaries to create networked synergies in/across collaborative communities. Conversations are the lifeblood of communities, building the … Continue reading New publication: “It’s the Conversation, Stupid!” – Social Media Systems Design for Open Innovation Communities

“It’s the Conversation, Stupid!” – Social media systems design for open innovation communities

On November 5, the Swedish Open Innovation Forum organized a "Managing Open Innovation Technologies" workshop at Uppsala University, to present and discuss state-of-the-art research insights into open innovation & social media and for authors working on an anthology on this topic to get feedback on their draft chapters. It was a very lively meeting, generating … Continue reading “It’s the Conversation, Stupid!” – Social media systems design for open innovation communities