Understanding Virtual Objects for Knowledge Creation in Communities

@inproceedings{Marheineke2014UnderstandingVO,
  title={Understanding Virtual Objects for Knowledge Creation in Communities},
  author={Marc Marheineke and Hagen Habicht},
  booktitle={OpenSym},
  year={2014}
}
In this paper we investigate the use of virtual objects for knowledge exchange in communities. Information systems provide a wide range of new (virtual) objects for community members which support non-canonical collaboration required for knowledge creation [1,2]. From a sociological perspective these objects are means to cross knowledge boundaries in communities [3]. In our study we extend this aspect by a technical perspective of how virtual objects effectively facilitate activities of… CONTINUE READING