Formalizing the evolution of virtual communities

  title={Formalizing the evolution of virtual communities},
  author={Aldo de Moor and Hans Weigand},
  journal={Inf. Syst.},
Collaboration increasingly takes place in virtual communities using the Internet. These communities are socio-technical systems that tend to evolve strongly and become more complex over time. To ensure that changes to these complex socio-technical systems are meaningful and acceptable to the community as a whole, the relevant members of the community need to be involved in their specification. The RENISYS method conceptualizes community specification processes as conversations for specification… CONTINUE READING
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