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  1. Godwin Okeke, University of North Texas, United States
Wednesday, June 25 4:30 PM-5:00 PM B3109

Abstract: An assembly of technologies referred to as Social Computing (SC) is driving a dramatic evolution of the Web, matching the dot.com era in growth, excitement and investment. The power of SC to disrupt the traditional approach is one of several changes in several organizations. SC facilitates new ways of working, learning and collaboration, which are alien to more conventional practices but which have strategic potential if they are effectively managed. SC promise is that technology will fit more naturally into our lives because it will adapt more readily to our locations, preferences, and schedules. It is suggested that SC should ...