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Building a socio-technical theory of coordination: why and how (outstanding research award)

James Herbsleb
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 24th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Foundations of Software Engineering - FSE 2016  
To achieve deeper insight, we developed and tested our Socio-Technical Theory of Coordination (STTC) in which the dependencies among engineering decisions are seen as defining a constraint satisfaction  ...  Research aimed at understanding and addressing coordination breakdowns experienced in global software development (GSD) projects at Lucent Technologies took a path from open-ended qualitative exploratory  ...  A Socio-Technical Theory of Coordination (STTC) Building on prior theories of business process coordination [23, 24] , distributed cognition [25, 26] , distributed artificial intelligence [27] , and  ... 
doi:10.1145/2950290.2994160 dblp:conf/sigsoft/Herbsleb16 fatcat:sa4tpp4lj5cddnys3445eewwki

Climate change policy networks: Why and how to compare them across countries

Tuomas Ylä-Anttila, Antti Gronow, Mark C.J. Stoddart, Jeffrey Broadbent, Volker Schneider, David B. Tindall
2018 Energy Research & Social Science  
A B S T R A C T Why do some countries enact more ambitious climate change policies than others?  ...  After a presentation of the project, we first outline some practical challenges related to conducting cross-national network surveys and solutions to overcome them, and present the solutions adopted during  ...  Acknowledgments This research was funded by the Academy of Finland (Grants 266685 and 298819); the Kone Foundation (Grant 085319); and the US National Science Foundation (Grant BCS-08270069).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.erss.2018.06.020 fatcat:7wtbgq6bnnb5jl3chtcth5nbnm

Socio-Technical Design for Public Interest Technology

Roba Abbas, Jeremy Pitt, Katina Michael
2021 IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society  
He also has strong interests in human-computer interaction, socio-technical systems, and the social impact of technology; with regard to the latter he has edited two books, This Pervasive Day (IC Press  ...  Pitt has been a Guest Editor for PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE on "Machine Ethics"; since 2018, he has been the Editor in Chief of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine. He is a Fellow of BCS and IET.  ...  But before we address the design of these complex socio-technical ecosystems [23] against the value and role of PIT, it is important to consider how systems of innovation (SI) form and function and why  ... 
doi:10.1109/tts.2021.3086260 fatcat:yr4wbnl26zhmzaubrpo5liiaci

An Exploratory Study of How and Why Some Micro-Finance Banks Overcome Adversity and Why Others Do Not [article]

Philips Osarenren Emokpae, UH Research Archive
This exploratory study was undertaken to gain an understanding of how and why some Micro-finance Banks (MFBs) in Lagos, Nigeria cope with, adapt to and overcome adversity in response to a spate of failures  ...  The research also addresses the central question of how and why 69% of MFBs in Lagos, Nigeria survived over the last 9 years (2010–18), whilst 31% did not.  ...  The title of this research is "An Exploratory study of How and why some Micro-Finance Banks overcome adversity and why others do not''.  ... 
doi:10.18745/th.23871 fatcat:hnzdzh5uy5fofebm47reywe7ea

Currency politics: the political economy of exchange rate policy

2015 ChoiceReviews  
The Silent Sex o ers a powerful and relentless analysis of the silencing of women in decision making.  ...  of expertise and experience. " -Nancy Burns, University of Michigan "The Silent Sex explores the gender imbalance in deliberative participation, a pervasive problem in politics and social interaction.  ...  of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2010 How to Win an Election was a delight-and How to Run a Country is even better.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.190046 fatcat:zovrnr62rfd5tavywo6fy273hm

Surfing the Next Wave: Design and Implementation Challenges of Ubiquitous Computing

Kalle J. Lyytinen, Upkar Varshney, Gordon Davis, Daniel Robey, Steve Sawyer, Carsten Sorensen
2004 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
The objectives of the papers are to set up a research agenda in this emerging interdisciplinary field, to share current levels of understanding of leading edge research topics, and to create cumulative  ...  As computing becomes more mobile and pervasive, designing and implementing ubiquitous computing environments emerge as key challenges for information systems research and practice.  ...  Upkar was awarded the Myron T. Greene CIS Outstanding Teaching Award in 2000 and RCB College Outstanding Teaching Award in 2002.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.01340 fatcat:kd65k35lxfe2bjcuamfygcltta

Eliciting Expectations to Develop Trust in Systems

Janet E. Miller, Cheryl Batchelor, LeeAnn Perkins
2008 Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting  
the data needed, and completing and reviewing this collection of information.  ...  Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does not display a currently  ...  The Program team has just been presented with the Outstanding Scientist Award for the technical breakthroughs and outstanding customer support over the last 6 years.  ... 
doi:10.1177/154193120805202412 fatcat:bls4cwyw3ngk5eytgw563jiei4

Introduction to the IEEE Transactions on Big Data

Qiang Yang
2015 IEEE Transactions on Big Data  
Of particular interest are systems that integrate traditionally disparate areas of research, such as data collection and transformation, networking, data management and learning and data analytics.  ...  Emerging issues are particularly important, such as the issue of how to limit the energy use of large-scale computation via innovative algorithms and system design.  ...  and a coordinator of IEEE TCSC Technical Area on Big Data and MapReduce, Technical Area on Workflow Management in Scalable Computing Environments, the founder and a Steering Committee co-chair of IEEE  ... 
doi:10.1109/tbdata.2015.2469391 fatcat:s2b5lshffbglpfyoaexfxw6axm

Planning Events Analysis Based on Homo Urbanicus Theory ——an Example of a Teaching Building in Wuhan University

Zhou Jie, Zhang Xuechao, Zou You
2019 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
Based on the above, this paper analyses the problems of a planning event about why the NO.1 teaching building in Wuhan University was "constructed unreasonably", why it was "demolished in dispute" and  ...  These theories deal with planning issues often by seeking to change the existing socio-economic systems. Howard's theory of Garden City is a representative one.  ...  The building had won the Chu-tian Cup award from Hubei Province, the third prize for Outstanding Construction of the Ministry of Construction, and the Lu-ban Award, the highest honor for construction quality  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/295/2/012005 fatcat:unv6a4fmkvewxlpmerd6w4zu54

Professional Reflections

Suzanne D. Dixon
2013 Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics  
Donna Talbot, chair and professor of the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology coordinated the program's development.  ...  , analyze their core beliefs and values, and come to understand how those beliefs and values shape their behavior and possibly their career choices through the context of student development theory.  ...  Special Education and Literacy Studies Vision Be the premier choice for a diverse community of education and human development learners by offering a portfolio of regionally, nationally and internationally  ... 
doi:10.1097/dbp.0b013e31829057cc pmid:23572171 fatcat:akb2gektjvautkvgdwff6qx3bi

Enacting Transitions—The Combined Effect of Multiple Niches in Whole System Reconfiguration

Sibylle Bui
2021 Sustainability  
Building on recent developments of transition studies that analyze whole system reconfigurations, it proposes a pragmatist, whole system approach to examine the socio-political dimension of sustainability  ...  Based on the ethnographic and longitudinal study of a unique case of (territorial) agroecological transition in France, it identifies the mechanisms involved in a transition and the way actors enacted  ...  I also thank anonymous reviewers for very elaborate, useful, and thoughtful comments. A previous version of this paper was presented at IST 2018.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13116135 fatcat:6opnveybijb4zlyzybdanbl5qe

Unpacking B Corps' Impact on Sustainable Development: An Analysis from Structuration Theory

Sabrina Tabares, Andrés Morales, Sara Calvo, Valentín Molina Moreno
2021 Sustainability  
The study builds on the Structuration Theory to examine to what extent and how B Corps impact sustainable development.  ...  ; and promoting socio-political engagement.  ...  The study builds on the Structuration Theory to examine to what extent  and how B Corps impact sustainable development.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132313408 fatcat:mjf2jh3odjgkzd62urknk3q4pi

APSA Awards Presented at 1995 Annual Meeting

1995 PS: Political Science and Politics  
puts forth a well-developed theory of why nations form economic unions and why these associations seek to enlarge their membership.  ...  In a study that took over nine years to complete, they brought together and coordinated the research and writing of 61 scholars who spoke 23 native languages written in 12 alphabets or symbol systems.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s104909650005945x fatcat:odobtam3s5gwtp42udsssv3xhm

Intersectional Study of the Gender Gap in STEM through the Identification of Missing Datasets about Women: A Multisided Problem

Genoveva Vargas-Solar
2022 Applied Sciences  
This paper discusses the problem of missing datasets for analysing and exhibiting the role of women in STEM with a particular focus on computer science (CS), artificial intelligence (AI) and data science  ...  It discusses the problem in a concrete case of a global south country (i.e., Mexico).  ...  We report on a data analytics use case in Mexico with information about the National System of Researchers, the Mexican Academy of Sciences, the Mexican National Award of Sciences and elements of the history  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12125813 fatcat:wevykhh5tfcijp2raxjq46wgjq

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2020 2020 IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT)  
He was a recipient of the prestigious Dean's and President's Awards from Tohoku University in March 2011, and the IEEE Asia Pacific Outstanding Researcher Award in 2015 and NEC Tokin Award for research  ...  She has served as technical program committee co-chair of many of the major conferences in information theory, communications and networking.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wf-iot48130.2020.9221244 fatcat:nfrea7jitzh4tpn5k4sg3bsnmq
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