Jean Claude Burgelman

Jean Claude Burgelman
Vrije Universiteit Brussel | VUB · Social sciences and Solvay Business School

Dr in social sciences

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Introduction
Skills and Expertise
Additional affiliations
January 2000 - January 2008
Joint research Centre - European Commission
Position
  • Head of research
January 1986 - January 2000
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Position
  • Professor (Full)

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Publications (82)
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This paper identifies the potential benefits of data sharing and open science, supported by artificial intelligence tools and services, and dives into the challenges to make data open and findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR).
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This article will document how the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) emerged as one of the key policy intentions to foster Open Science (OS) in Europe. It will describe some of the typical, non-rational roadblocks on the way to implement EOSC. The article will also argue that the only way Europe can take care of its research data in a way that fit...
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Open science will make science more efficient, reliable, and responsive to societal challenges. The European Commission has sought to advance open science policy from its inception in a holistic and integrated way, covering all aspects of the research cycle from scientific discovery and review to sharing knowledge, publishing, and outreach. We presen...
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Overview of the rationale of Open Science and Open Science Policies with some projection on the future
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Open science will make science more efficient, reliable, and responsive to societal challenges. The European Commission has sought to advance open science policy from its inception in a holistic and integrated way, covering all aspects of the research cycle from scientific discovery and review to sharing knowledge, publishing, and outreach. We pres...
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In November 2018, the European Commission launched the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) in Vienna. The EOSC envisions establishing a European data infrastructure, integrating high-capacity cloud solutions, eventually widening the scope of these services to include the public sector and the industry. Understanding the EOSC structure is a first ste...
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A foresight hub within the Directorate General Research and Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission will support the decision-making procedures of the EU Horizon 2020 research, technology, and innovation programme. Foresight in particular is seen as an instrument defining research priorities for European society’s needs in support of the ‘gr...
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In this paper we outline some of the main trends and changes we consider will affect science over the next 20 years, mainly driven by a new socio-technological paradigm, which results from the use of information and communication technologies. We first analyze three main trends (growth of scientific authorship; growth in scientific publishing; grow...
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More or less a decade ago, I started cooperating on a project that was to turn into one of the biggest thrills of my professional life. At the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), we were tasked by the ISTAG to chart the future of Europe's information society. European policy makers needed an independent vision that went beyond t...
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Based on a report by the Information Society Technologies Advisory Group (ISTAG), this article examines the phenomenon of environmental intelligence, analyzing its possible scope and social consequences. Sobre la base de los resultados de un informe elaborado para el Brupo Asesor de Tecnologías de la Sociedad de la Información (ISTAG), se aborda el...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to assess the main implications for innovation and competitiveness of social computing trends that promote swift social and economic relations. They are increasingly being considered by policymakers, both as tool and object for policymaking (i.e. how social computing could play a role in information society poli...
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While the renewed Lisbon strategy has emphasised the potential role that ICT can play in meeting the challenges of boosting growth and competitiveness in the EU, there is no clear understanding of the way ICT could complement the structural reform programme which is at the core of that strategy. The evidence presented in this paper suggests that hi...
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Se analiza el grado de adopción de las aplicaciones de computación social en el ámbito de la innovación en la Unión Europea (UE) y se comentan sus implicaciones principalmente en torno al papel de los usuarios en dicho proceso. También se hace balance en cuanto a la relevancia social y económica de la computación social y se exponen sus implicacion...
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The renewed Lisbon strategy puts special emphasis on the potential role that Information and Communication Technologies can play in meeting the challenges of boosting growth, competitiveness and cohesion throughout the EU. There is also a general understanding among policy makers that investment of this kind and its related economic benefits can on...
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The great challenge for policy research is to explain the complex set of interrelations among policy areas that were previously thought to be reasonably discrete and separable, and thereby to provide a better understanding of the environment in which informed policy decisions must be made (Melody 1990a: 16).
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In this article I will not go into the details of technological patterns with regard to the European information highways (EIH). I will concentrate immediately on the main problematic areas in the European Union's (EU) vision of the realisation of EIH. The totality of these problems will lead me to the conclusion that if the EU wants its EIH to bec...
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In this article we would like to demonstrate the importance that a historical and politico-sociological analysis can have for the research on media policy and in general for the analysis of the relationship between communication technologies and society.More specifically it puts forward that in this type of research the political factor, compared t...
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Since the introduction of mobile telephony in the early 1950s in Europe, US and Japan the demand for this service exploded. It seems that the latent demand for mobile telecommunication services for decade's continued to be very strong. After the introduction ...
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This paper reflects upon the future of mobile communications systems in the EU, addressing a number of mobile technologies, and their respective implications for European growth and competitiveness. This paper starts with an overview of the immediate challenges faced by the mobile communications scene and looks at a number of issues likely to shape...
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This paper assesses the development of emerging computing applications that fall under the family of digital applications and technologies. These applications and technologies — Internet 2 based technologies for short — enable new ways of connectivity for networking, interfacing and producing content. They have the capacity and the force to disrupt...
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Purpose This article attempts to match the future needs of older people with the possibilities arising from applications based on new technology. Design/methodology/approach This article examines the implications of novel applications for active ageing policy. These applications are forecast to arise from the convergence of two or more previously...
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Ambient Intelligence is fundamentally a European concept for a future information society where intelligent interfaces enable people and devices to interact with each other and with the environment in real time and pro-actively. Technology operates in the background while computing capabilities are everywhere, connected and always available. This i...
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Purpose – This paper aims to present the results of a research project that the Institute for Prospective Technology Studies commissioned to research the possible effects of information and communication technologies (ICT) on a set of environmental indicators in 2020. Design/methodology/approach – The project adopted an innovative methodology comb...
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Emerging trends in Europe suggest that current thinking on e-Government, focusing on greater quality and efficiency in public services should be reviewed, especially when taking a European and prospective approach. The paper proposes a prospective view, which defines e-Government in the EU as a tool for better government in its broadest sense. It p...
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3G in Europe faces not only the challenge of recouping the huge cost of licenses, but also the possibility of being overtaken by the emerging new broadband and wireless technologies. These may coexist or even compete with 3G. IPTS carried out two studies that looked at the milestones for future mobile communications systems, taking into account bot...
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Introduces five papers which provide a comprehensive picture of recent developments and challenges in the European telecommunications industry. Believes that both regulators and managers will find these papers insightful and useful in policy and strategy discussions.
Technical Report
See Executive Summary at: http://ftp.jrc.es/EURdoc/21384-ExeSumm.pdf Full report available at: http://ipts.jrc.ec.europa.eu/publications/pub.cfm?id=1208
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Over the last years, high expectations have been expressed regarding the potential benefits that the widespread use of information and communication technologies (ICT) could have for reducing the growth in demand for transport and mobility services. Frequently, these expectations have had consequences for policymaking and priority setting, both in...
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Die Revolution im Bereich der Technologien der Informationsgesellschaft (Information Society Technologies, ISTs) entwickelt sich zu einem neuen Paradigma (das „E-Paradigma“), das in naher Zukunft unsere Lebens-, Arbeitsund Produktionsweisen grundlegend verändern wird1 — trotz der Unterschiede zwischen den verschiedenen Bereichen in Bezug auf Ausmaß...
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Der nun vorliegende, dritte ECC-Report „E-merging Media. Kommunikation und Medienwirtschaft der Zukunft“ beschreibt Potenziale langfristiger Entwicklungen für Kommunikationssysteme und die Medienwirtschaft. Assoziationen einer digitalisierten, sich stark verändernden Medienlandschaft umfassen den Wandel der Medien selbst, die Veränderungen der Info...
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Ambient Intelligence (AmI) ist ein Produkt der Konvergenz dreier Schlüsseltechnologien: „Ubiquitous Computing“,1 allgegenwärtige Kommunikationssysteme und intelligente benutzerfreundliche Schnittstellen. In der AmI-Vision werden die Menschen von intelligenten Schnittstellen umgeben sein, die von allgegenwärtiger Computer- und Netzwerktechnologie un...
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Bread or Broadband? The thirteen candidate countries (CCs) for entry into the European Union in 2004 (or beyond) confront difficult choices between "Bread or Broadband" priorities. The question raised in this article is how to put Information Society (IS) policy strategies at the service of social welfare development in these countries, while optim...
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Since the early 1990s the concept of the information society has taken centre stage on the political agendas of several national governments in the North and South, as well as regional and international institutions, donor organisations and non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This article first sets out to analyse and describe both the content o...
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Presents a view of the forecast impact of e-commerce on developments of value chains in several economic sectors, with a time horizon of 2005. Highlights the scenarios that were built and demonstrates that the impact of e-commerce technologies on value chains may vary widely across firms and sectors, as a function of sector-specific characteristics...
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This article presents a view of the forecast impact of e-commerce on developments of value chains in several economic sectors, with a time horizon of 2005. It results for a large part from a workshop organized by IPTS in June 2001 in the wider context of the OECD Electronic-commerce Business Impacts Project (EBIP), which aims to improve understandi...
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Belgian telecommunication policy for a new millennium: between social ambitions and competition
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The article reports on a scenario exercise regarding the impact of digitization on European media content industries, focusing on employment trends and changing skills. Five scenarios to 2005 consider the extent to which new firms take off and take over the new media markets and the level of growth in demand for interactive and customized content....
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Consumer Electronics (CE) encompass all electronic hardware and software products and systems, fixed or mobile, intended for purchase by large numbers of private consumers, enabling them access to services, functions and content at their discretion. Today, the CE industry, as it goes rapidly digital, is in the midst of a new wave of change. The dif...
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This article focuses on two issues with regard to the policy debate on the regulation of access of communication systems. The first issue deals with the concepts that are commonly used in communication policy with regard to the regulation of `access', i.e. universal service and public service. The article then goes on to challenge the validity and...
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This article presents some clues to the future evolution of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and their implications for employment. It draws on results of several finished and two ongoing projects within IPTS (DUCATEL, BURGELMAN, HOWELLS, BOHLIN & OTTISCH and DUCATEL & BURGELMAN). The article first looks at some key ICT trends ident...
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The Global Information Society (GIS) has in recent years been high on the political agenda of Western countries. These countries have been concerned with the development of Information Infrastructures in order to achieve the Information Society. In the West there has been a broad consensus about the framework in which the development of the GIS nee...
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Just as in the rest of Europe, the outlook of the Belgian telecommunications sector has changed dramatically over the last 10 years (Burgelman et al, 1995). The sector has been transformed from a completely state controlled single operator monopoly model towards a more or less totally privatised competitive model. This article looks at some reasons...
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This special issue is based on papers presented at an international conference held in 1996 in Belgium. Focus is on the convergence between telecommunications and broadcasting from a culturalistic perspective, by historically mapping developments in communication technology vis-a-vis cultural processes in the ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian...
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Les autoroutes de l'information soulèvent divers problèmes politiques, qui mettent en jeu des questions de démocratie représentative et de choix de valeurs sociales. Les médias changent lentement et se substituent rarement les uns aux autres; il n'y a donc pas urgence à légiférer. Mais les principes réglementaires étant des constructions négociées,...
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Dans un contexte de libéralisation et de privatisation, un des principaux enjeux de la politique est la remise en question du rôle social et économique assuré par l'Etat. L'étude de la genèse et de l'évolution du service public offre plusieurs pistes de réflexion qui permettent d'éclairer la nature des changements actuellement à l'oeuvre au sein du...
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Technological convergence is bringing together broadcasting and telecommunications. Until now, these two important communication sectors developed quite distinctly from each other. Convergence will change this and will necessitate a different policy approach. This article analyses to what extent the convergence problems are perceived at the Europea...
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Confronted with the privatization of communications in particular and the deregulation of state-linked structures in general, many critical researchers have come to defend public service broadcasting (PSB), despite their previous criticism of both PSB and commercial broadcasting. This article examines the arguments in the debate over the future of...
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The editors of this book have brought together a fine selection of scientific articles centred around the changing nature of (tele)communication policy and written by renowned Belgian and international scholars. Indeed, privatisation and liberalisation in the field of public services at the end of the millennium did prompt a number of new questions...
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Analysing the debate in the press concerning the most crucial and sensible point of Public Service Broadcasting in Belgium, i.e. an objective and nationwide representative news service, shows clearly that this critizing of the news has primarily a political function because its aim is not to demonstrate how subjectivc or so the news is supposed to...

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Explore the rationale of Open Science-advancing research and innovation through (virtual) collaborative networks with a view on increasing impact and quality of research and refocusing science prior occupation from publishing towards knowledge sharing prior to publishing and ignoring the establishment of innovation stifling IPR. Work includes looking for research systems which can award scientist's engagement with open science