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Special methodological approaches are needed, particularly in the area of modelling, to develop socio-technical systems in the field of CSCW. Engineering tasks and the development of organizational structures have to be integrated including elements of participatory design. From a theoretical background, needs for new modelling concepts can be derived:(More)
Bei der Entwicklung der aktuell verfügbaren E-Learning-Plattformen hat die Berücksichtigung von Datenschutzanforderungen nur unzureichend stattgefun-den. Der vorliegende Beitrag betrachtet das Thema vor dem Hintergrund der recht-lichen Gegebenheiten, aber auch aus Sicht der Ergebnisse der Privacy Diskussion im Gebiet der CSCW. Insgesamt werden dabei(More)
Characteristics of workflow management systems must be adaptable by the users themselves according to the dynamism of organizational structures and of the conditions of cooperative task performance. In the case of those systems, adaptations which are initiated by individuals also affect other users in most cases. Therefore, a process of negotiation is(More)
Patterns, which are based on in-depth practical experience, can be instructing for the design of groupware applications as socio-technical systems. On the basis of a summary of the concept of patterns - as elaborated by the architect Christopher Alexander - its adoptions within computer science are retraced and relationships to the area of groupware are(More)
This paper describes the sociological concept of roles as a basis for designing computer-supported community systems (CSCS). The goal is the systematic analysis of roles and role-development from a sociological point of view to enhance socio-technical community-systems. In system theory social structures are expectational structures and roles identify these(More)
Reflection is a common means to improve work: Every day, people think back to past work and - oftentimes in a group - try to find out whether they can improve it or whether they can derive better practices from it. However, especially collaborative reflection is neglected in research and design and consequently, there are hardly any insights on how it takes(More)