The Networked Enterprise - Current and Future Trends in IT-based Collaboration

Alexander Richter, Alexander Stocker

Abstract

Based on data and experiences gained in projects aimed to implement social software into German-speaking enterprises, we identify and discuss four observed phenomena concerning future developments in IT-based collaboration environments: new organizational structures, changing communication practices, increasing individualization of employees and blurring of boundaries between work and life. Additionally, this position paper exemplarily provides and discusses two feasible solution approaches to cope with identified trends and their impact and lists relevant case studies. The presented research-in-progress is dedicated to application oriented scientists in order to understand socio-technological aspects, when implementing Web-based information systems in order to facilitate communication, cooperation and knowledge sharing.

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Richter A. and Stocker A. (2013). The Networked Enterprise - Current and Future Trends in IT-based Collaboration . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: FWP, (WEBIST 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-54-9, pages 621-625. DOI: 10.5220/0004495306210625


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@conference{fwp13,
author={Alexander Richter and Alexander Stocker},
title={The Networked Enterprise - Current and Future Trends in IT-based Collaboration},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: FWP, (WEBIST 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={621-625},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004495306210625},
isbn={978-989-8565-54-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: FWP, (WEBIST 2013)
TI - The Networked Enterprise - Current and Future Trends in IT-based Collaboration
SN - 978-989-8565-54-9
AU - Richter A.
AU - Stocker A.
PY - 2013
SP - 621
EP - 625
DO - 10.5220/0004495306210625