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End-User Development: An Emerging Paradigm
Over the next few years, the goal of interactive systems and services will evolve from just making systems easy to use to making systems that are easy to develop by end users, based on a multidisciplinary approach involving several types of expertise.
Infrastructuring: Toward an Integrated Perspective on the Design and Use of Information Technology
This contribution investigates how results from the ongoing discussion about ‘eInfrastructure’ can be used to improve the design of IT infrastructures in organizations and describes the methodological approach of ‘Infrastructuring’ to develop methodological and tool support for all stakeholders' activities that contribute to the successful establishment of an information system usage.
IT to support knowledge sharing in communities, towards a social capital analysis
The paper reviews tools that are designed for the purpose to foster social capital and discusses what is needed for an IS design theory related to knowledge communities and how such a theory could incorporate social capital theory.
Sharing Knowledge and Expertise: The CSCW View of Knowledge Management
- M. Ackerman, Juri Dachtera, V. Pipek, V. Wulf
- Business, Computer ScienceComputer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
- 1 August 2013
The paper provides a summary and overview of the two strands of knowledge and expertise sharing in CSCW, which, from an analytical standpoint, roughly represent ‘generations’ of research: an ‘object-centric’ and a ‘people-focused’ view.
Sports over a Distance
- F. Mueller, G. Stevens, Alex Thorogood, Shannon O'Brien, V. Wulf
- EducationConference on Computability in Europe
- 1 July 2005
The designed, developed, and evaluated Breakout for Two, which allows people who are miles apart to play a physically exhausting ball game together, and suggests that sports over a distance is an exciting new field with an "exertion interface" that encourages remote interaction.
How Does the Internet Affect Social Capital
This chapter contains sections titled: Does the Internet Transform Social Capital?, Does the Internet Diminish Social Capital?, The Internet Supplements Social Capital, Considerations in Internet…
Sharing Expertise: Beyond Knowledge Management
This book is an introduction to knowledge sharing in large organizations; empirical studies of expertise sharing in different types of settings; and detailed descriptions of computer systems that can route queries, assemble people and work, and augment naturally occurring social networks within organizations.
Cultivating energy literacy: results from a longitudinal living lab study of a home energy management system
- Tobias Schwartz, Sebastian Denef, G. Stevens, Leonardo Ramirez, V. Wulf
- EngineeringInternational Conference on Human Factors in…
- 27 April 2013
The study reveals that, by using HEMS, participants became increasingly literate in understanding domestic electricity consumption and concludes that literacy in energy consumption has value on its own and how eco feedback system designs can benefit from this understanding.
'On the ground' in Sidi Bouzid: investigating social media use during the tunisian revolution
- V. Wulf, K. Misaki, Meryem Atam, D. Randall, M. Rohde
- SociologyConference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work
- 23 February 2013
A study conducted in Sidi Bouzid, the Tunisian town where the Arab Revolution started, and where the role of Web 2.0 and social media applications in the people's uprising have been much discussed, suggests that studies of the kind described offer additional insight and play an essential role in better understanding political uses of social media.
Knowledge Management in Distributed Software Development Teams - Does Culture Matter?
- A. Boden, Gabriela Avram, L. Bannon, V. Wulf
- Computer Science, BusinessFourth IEEE International Conference on Global…
- 13 July 2009
It is illustrated how cultural and social issues influence the way knowledge exchange is performed by analyzing several knowledge management practices, considering the role of meetings, artifacts and tools, knowledge brokers and mutual visits between sites.