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: “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

Conversations in Context: A Twitter Case for Social Media Systems Design

On September 1, I gave the invited talk for the 5th AIS SIGPrag International Pragmatic Web Conference Track of the I-SEMANTICS 2010 conference in Graz, Austria. Here are the abstract of and link to the paper, as well as the presentation. Abstract Conversations are the lifeblood of collaborative communities. Social media like microblogging tool Twitter … Continue reading Conversations in Context: A Twitter Case for Social Media Systems Design