New publication: Learning 3.0 – Collaborating for Impact in Large Devt Organizations

Just published: Nancy White, Rachel Cardone and Aldo de Moor (2014). Learning 3.0: Collaborating for Impact in Large Development Organizations. In Knowledge Management for Development Journal, 10(3):21-37. Abstract: This discussion paper builds on the body of research and practice about technology stewardship originally explored in Digital Habitats, and on the findings from an initial probe into … Continue reading New publication: Learning 3.0 – Collaborating for Impact in Large Devt Organizations

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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?

New publication: Improving Communication for Collaboration in Social Innovation Projects – A Framework for Pragmatic Research

Just published: H. Weigand and A. de Moor (2013), Improving Communication for Collaboration in Social Innovation Projects - A Framework for Pragmatic Research. In Proc. of the 2nd international SIGPrag Workshop on IT Artefact Design and Workpractice Improvement (ADWI-2013), June 5, 2013, Tilburg, the Netherlands.     Abstract Nowadays, many innovation projects are based on the collaboration … Continue reading New publication: Improving Communication for Collaboration in Social Innovation Projects – A Framework for Pragmatic Research

New publication: Towards Sheltered Communication Systems Design – A Socio-Technical Perspective

The proceedings were just published containing my paper: A. de Moor (2012). Towards Sheltered Communication Systems Design: A Socio-Technical Perspective. In Proc. of the 9th Community Informatics Research Network Conference, Prato, Italy, November 7-9, 2012. Abstract Social media are powerful conversation technologies. However, exactly how social media afford and constrain complex social requirements in collaborative communities is … Continue reading New publication: Towards Sheltered Communication Systems Design – A Socio-Technical Perspective

New publication: Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation

My book chapter "Creativity Meets Rationale - Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation" was recently published in J. Carroll (ed.), Creativity and Rationale: Enhancing Human Experience by Design, Springer, Berlin. ISBN 978-1-4471-4110-5. Abstract Collaborative communities require a wide range of face-to-face and online communication tools. Their socio-technical systems continuously grow, driven by evolving stakeholder requirements and … Continue reading New publication: Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation

Using Collaboration Patterns for Contextualizing Roles in Community Systems Design

On October 28, I presented my paper "Using Collaboration Patterns for Contextualizing Roles in Community Systems Design" at the Community Informatics Research Network  2010 Conference (CIRN 2010) in Prato, Italy. Here are the abstract of and link to the paper, as well as the presentation. Abstract Activation of collaborative communities is hampered by the communicative … Continue reading Using Collaboration Patterns for Contextualizing Roles in Community Systems Design

Collaboration Patterns as Building Blocks for Community Informatics

From 4-6 November 2009, the 6th CIRN Community Informatics Conference was held in Prato, Italy. As in previous years, the conference brought together an interesting mix of researchers and practitioners from North and South, discussing ways to effectively use information and communication technologies to foster community building. This year's theme was "Empowering Communities: Learning from … Continue reading Collaboration Patterns as Building Blocks for Community Informatics