I remind you that research on Wikipedia, wikis (from many points of view) and exploring interactions between FLOSS Development Communities and OpenContents Communities, fall into the scope of this Minitrack.
We will work to help best papers authors to publish their contributions on top-rated, international research publications.
*REMINDER: Call for Papers HICSS 42 Minitrack on Open Movements*
*Full papers deadline: 15 June*. Less than 2 weeks left.
Conference will be held from 5-8 January, 2009.
*We are still open to accept reviewers for submitted papers*. Please
contact Minitrack Co-Chairs if you want to be included in the pool of reviewers.
If you have doubts or you need some guidance about the contents on your paper, please do not hesitate to contact Minitrack Co-chairs:
Felipe Ortega (Primary Contact) Universidad Rey Juan Carlos GSyC/LibreSoft Tulipán s/n28933 Mostoles, Madrid, Spain Phone: +34-91-488-8523 Email: [hidden email] URL: http://libresoft.urjc.es/
Kevin Crowston School of Information Studies Syracuse University 348 Hinds HallSyracuse, NY 13244-4100 USA Phone: +1-315-443-1676 Email: [hidden email] URL: http://crowston.syr.edu/
The Minitrack focuses on research about Open Movements phenomena, including FLOSS, Open Contents and Open Communities from many different perspectives. We accept papers on social networks, and coordination and distributed
collaboration in OC and OComm, community development and its evolution, knowledge management and learning, content development in these environments, as well as analysis and assesment of these processes.
Topics and research areas include, but are not limited to:
* Issues in distributed software development for FLOSS * Issues in content development in OC and OComm * Distributed collaboration in and coordination of FLOSS and OC development teams * Distributed group development for FLOSS * Community development and its evolution in OC * FLOSS teams as communities of practice * Leadership, management and policies in FLOSS, OC groups and Open Communities * Creators roles in OC, and OComm and how they evolve over time * Implementation of FLOSS systems * Distributed project management and distributed team management * Knowledge management and learning in OComm, OC and FLOSS development * Member
satisfaction and effectiveness in OComm, OC and FLOSS development * Analysis and assessment of software development processes for FLOSS * Motivations and ideologies in OC, OComm and FLOSS * User involvement and user support in FLOSS development * FLOSS systems supporting OC projects * Web 20, Enterprise 20, mashups and their relationships with OC and OComm * Forecasting the evolution of FLOSS and OC projects, as well as OComm * Application, implementation and cases of use of OC and FLOSS projects in education, health care, public administrations and mass media * Social networks in FLOSS, OC projects and OComm
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