Category Archives: Lecture Notes

Week 11 – SM Community/Management and Filesharing in the Cloud

Action Items this Week

  1. Visit the forum and respond to the question for week 11;
  2. Comment on your colleagues’ presentation in the forums or on social media;
  3. Start Thinking about the Final reflective Assignment (10%) of your grade.
  4. Take a Look at Business Insider on the Gartner Hype Cycle (http://uk.businessinsider.com/the-2015-gartner-hype-cycle-chart-2015-8) How accurate is it over time?

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Week 5 – Exploring Innovation in an Open World

Action Items this Week

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Week 3 – Free versus Open

Action Items this Week

  • Visit the forum and respond to the question for week 3 – discuss amongst yourselves on social media as well – great activity there.
  • Keep working on those journal article reviews.
  • For our next class please take a read of: Sam Palmisano, The Globally Integrated Enterprise (2006). This in prep of the next discussion around open innovation.

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Week 2 – Collaboration

Action Items this Week

  • Visit the forum and respond to the question for week 2 – discuss amongst yourselves;
  • If you haven’t done so: Choose a journal article to review.
  • Form your own groups and choose a topic that you will research, develop and present to the class later on in the term. Choose a topic and lock in your choice via the Group/Topic signup form.
  • For our next class (22 October – No Lecture Next Week) please browse to http://www.fsf.org and explore the Free Software Foundation. What do they espouse? What are the principles behind ‘Free Software’? How is it different from Open Source Software?

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Week 1 – Introduction and Welcome

Action Items this Week

  • Visit the forum and consider what you would like to get out of this module.
  • Choose a journal article to review.
  • Form your own groups and choose a topic that you will research, develop and present to the class later on in the term. Choose a topic and lock in your choice via the Group/Topic signup form.
  • Read the article indicated above for next week’s class.

beginningI hope that you find our first face-to-face meeting congenial and hopefully has excited you about the content that we will explore together. As we are studying Social Computing it certainly seems only natural that we employ the tools and processes that we are studying as a part of our own practice. We are going to learn and see by doing. Your participation is crucial and I hope that what you do here will benefit your performance not only in your other modules but in your work life and next year’s major project.
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