Integrative Infrastructuring for Global Collaboration

Nicholas Letch, Jessica Murray

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Abstract

Technological growth has amplified the possibilities and necessity for collaboration across geographic borders. The sociotechnical systems which arise from and are developed to support such collaboration must transcend national boundaries, cultures and organisations. This paper is a response to the question of how we can make such sociotechnical systems flexible, sustainable and
participative. To this end, we use infrastructuring (a mode of participatory design) as a theoretical framework for an action research intervention into the development of a Learning Management System (LMS) to support collaboration between Australian and Chinese universities. Based on our findings, we propose interweaving the concepts of infrastructuring and publics as an innovative,
synergistic theoretical response to the challenges of implementing sociotechnical systems in a global context.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 25th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherAssociation for Information Systems
ISBN (Electronic)9789892076553
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2017
Event25th European Conference on Information Systems - Guimarães, Portugal
Duration: 5 Jun 201710 Jun 2017

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Conference25th European Conference on Information Systems
CountryPortugal
CityGuimarães
Period5/06/1710/06/17

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Letch, N., & Murray, J. (2017). Integrative Infrastructuring for Global Collaboration. In Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) United States: Association for Information Systems.
Letch, Nicholas ; Murray, Jessica. / Integrative Infrastructuring for Global Collaboration. Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). United States : Association for Information Systems, 2017.
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