The article “Augmented Deliberation: Merging Physical and Virtual Interaction to Engage Communities in Urban Planning” from Engagement Game Lab introduces the concept of augmented deliberation and demonstrates its implementation in a pilot project.
The Open Source Observatory and Repository (OSOR.eu) for European public administrations is a platform for exchanging information, experiences and free, libre and open source software (F/OSS) applications.
The Social Science Research Council has made “Structures of Participation in Digital Culture” available for free download. As digital technologies have been engines of cultural innovation, from the virtualization of group networks and social identities to the digital convergence of textual and audio-visual media, this book explores how these new capacities transform our
shared cultures, our understanding of them, and our capacities to act within them.
VISP is a 6th Framework Specific Targeted Research Project. The project objective is the development of a software platform enabling a cluster of SMEs to operate as a single business entity with dynamic business models and produce tailored (specialised, complex and individualised)
Internet Service Provider (ISP) solutions adapted to local business needs. The project partenrship is composed of 7 ICT sector SMEs and 4 research centres from 11 countries in Europe.
Jeffrey Baumgartner, the founder of the jpb.com group of companies, has published a whitepaper describing a model for understanding how to implement an effective, idea management based innovation strategy in your firm. He entitled this methodology the Corporate Innovation Machine.
Participants of the Tech Buzz Game try to predict how popular various technologies will be in the future. The results are measured against the actual search volume on Yahoo! Predictions are made by buying virtual stock in technologies you think are about to boom, and selling when substance doesn’t match the hype.
The globalisation of higher education and research has opened up new challenges and opportunities for the sector. Now Universities and Research Institutes are competing in a global marketplace for the best quality students and staff and lucrative research grants.