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Papers/Notes: Organizations and Communities

Monday, April 12
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

 Across Boundaries of Influence and Accountability: The Multiple Scales of Public Sector Information Systems
Christopher A. Le Dantec, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
W. Keith S. Edwards, Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.

We present findings from a year-long ethnographic investigation of ICT use within nonprofit agencies. Our work demonstrates the unique challenges facing systems used across different scales of influence and accountability.

A Case Study of Micro-blogging in the Enterprise: Use, Value, and Related Issues
Jun Zhang, Pitney Bowes, USA
Yan Qu, University of Maryland , USA
Jane Cody, Pitney Bowes, USA
Yuling Wu, Pitney Bowes, USA

Case study of Yammer use in a large corporate environment using rich empirical data. Provided comprehensive understanding of use, value and limitations of micro-blogging in the enterprise.

Student Socialization in the Age of Facebook
Louise Barkhuus, University of California, San Diego, USA
Juliana Tashiro, University of California, San Diego, USA

Presents a study of student use of Facebook for offline socialization, comparing mobile, semi-mobile and non-mobile use of Facebook.

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