Volkmar Pipek

Volkmar Pipek
Universität Siegen · Institute of Business and Information Systems Engineering

Prof., PhD

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Research Data Management (RDM) practices – spanning the curation, storage, sharing, and reusability of research data – are foundational to the Open Science (OS) agenda. Because of that, many and various funding institutions are increasingly demanding active engagement of researchers in them. Nevertheless, recent studies suggest that RDM practices a...
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In this paper, we introduce an innovative design concept for the curation of data, which we call 'Data Story'. We view this as an additional resource for data curation, aimed specifically at supporting the sharing of qualitative and ethnographic data. The Data Story concept is motivated by three elements: 1. the increased attention of funding agenc...
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The coordination of maintenance work in manufacturing poses a crucial productivity factor in small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) but often seems to be rather neglected in practice as well as in much of the literature on maintenance. We shed light upon maintenance coordination work by presenting a design case study conducted in an SME over appro...
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What constitutes a data practice and how do contemporary digital media technologies reconfigure our understanding of practices in general? Autonomously acting media, distributed digital infrastructures, and sensor-based media environments challenge the conditions of accounting for data practices both theoretically and empirically. Which forms of co...
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In this paper, we will present the first insights of an empirical study carried out to explore current practices of radiologists in diagnosing prostate cancer and identify the design space for potential assistive AI systems to be used in such a context. Based on data collected over more than three months of observation, we go on to discuss the rele...
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In this paper, we reflect on the experiences of two Grounded Design (GD) research projects conducted by a multidisciplinary group of researchers between 2019-2021 and highlight the methodological foundations and related obstacles for iterative designing. Both projects investigate the phenomena of knowledge sharing and crisis-related learning in bus...
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AI has become an increasingly active area of research over the past few years in healthcare. Nevertheless, not all research advancements are applicable in the field as there are only a few AI solutions that are actually deployed in medical infrastructures or actively used by medical practitioners. This can be due to various reasons as the lack of a...
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Most participation processes in urban planning offer poor incentives, especially for young citizens, hence important citizen's needs are excluded. Our work aims at identifying the degree to which Augmented Reality (AR) might motivate young people. We developed an AR-app with Unity3D to create new interaction concepts for use cases in urban planning...
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This workshop d isc usses organi zational resilienc e and resilient infrastruc tures by uniting researc hers, pr ofessionals, and exp erts from various d isc ip lines. Workpl ac e stud ies and org anizational setting s have always be en an integral theme in c omp uter-2 supported cooperative work (CSCW) research. This workshop hopes to broaden this...
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Kooperationstechnologien spielen in sicherheitskritischen Systemen eine große Rolle, da in vielen Anwendungsfeldern nicht nur die Interaktion von Mensch und Computer, sondern auch die durch IT unterstützte Kooperation zwischen Menschen notwendig ist, um Aufgaben bewältigen zu können.
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Sicherheitskritische Mensch-Computer-Interaktion ist nicht nur derzeit ein hochaktuelles Thema, sondern wird dies auch in Zukunft bleiben. Insofern ist ein Lehr- und Fachbuch wie dieses immer nur eine Momentaufnahme, und kann immer nur einen punktuellen Stand abdecken. Dennoch kann der Versuch unternommen werden, aktuelle Trends zu identifizieren u...
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D-Drucker, Lasercutter, Mikrocontroller: Start-ups, Maker*innen und andere Kreative verwirklichen mit diesen Werkzeugen der digitalen Fabrikation heute eigene Produktideen. Fab Labs sind Offene Werkstätten, die erklären, wie diese Tools funktionieren. Inzwischen gibt es über 2000 Fab Labs, und ihre Zahl verdoppelt sich alle zwei Jahre, seit ein MIT...
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This ECSCW workshop draws attention to research and development projects (R&D) that deal with cooperative and collaborative practices in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). European companies are for the most part SMEs: nine out of every ten companies can be defined as an SME (Eurostat 2015). They cover a huge variety of branches and fields, inclu...
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The increasingly frequent occurrence of organizational crises exemplifies the need to strengthen organizational resilience. An example of business organizations is small and medium enterprises (SMEs) which contribute largely to the economic growth. But often, their limited resources (manpower, time, financial capital), organizational structure, foc...
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The Open Science (OS) agenda has potentially massive cultural, organizational and infrastructural consequences. Ambitions for OS-driven policies have proliferated, within which researchers are expected to publish their scientific data. Significant research has been devoted to studying the issues associated with managing Open Research Data. Digital...
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Fab Labs and "Maker" practices have been recognized in research and practice as contexts that facilitate creativity, knowledge sharing and collaboration [4], [10]. Personal digital fabrication is getting increasing attention from various fields like education, engineering, innovation, design, humanitarian aid or regional development [6], [1], [7],...
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In this paper, we explore a specialized type of knowledge, "nomadic knowledge" to understand its implications in knowledge sharing process. Nomadic knowledge is enacted in a discontinuous pattern with a changing set of actors and further flows on a defined trajectory. This knowledge is quite important but is required sporadically, so it has a varyi...
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Kleine und mittelständische Unternehmen haben oftmals große Probleme in der Einführung eines ISMS und einer Verbesserung der eigenen IT-Sicherheit. Besonders kritische Infrastrukturen wie Energienetzbetreiber sind gesetzlich dazu verpflichtet ein ISMS einzuführen und für eine bestmögliche Sicherheit zu sorgen. Diesen Unternehmen fehlt es jedoch oft...
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In his ground-breaking work on the habitus Bourdieu (Outline of a theory of practice. Cambridge University Press, 1977, [4]) understands practices as the permanent internalization of the social order in the human body. Others have taken this idea and described practices as ‘normatively regulated activities’ (Schmidt K, Proceedings of the Internatio...
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'Infrastructuring' as a concept draws attention to the way in which a designed artefact or system is not the end of the development process. Rather, technology development takes place up to, and including, its successful establishment in an associated body of practices. This places emphasis upon the role of practitioners as designers of their own p...
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A web-based platform was developed to support the inter-organisational collaboration between small and medium-sized energy providers. Since critical infrastructures are subject to new security regulations in Germany, the platform particularly serves for the exchange of experience and for mutual support in information security. The focus of this wor...
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This contribution describes the current state of the ongoing German federal research project 'FAB101' which explores Fab Labs and their role in German academia for three years by way of a real-world, action-oriented research infrastructure of four existing (Fab) Labs at universities. Currently, the results point to infrastructure, collaboration asp...
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This contribution summarizes the agenda and some first results of a three-year research project on the integration of Fab Labs in German universities and academic practices.
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It is often argued that blockchain is a 'disintermediating' technology, which will find an application in a variety of domains because it provides for speed, low cost and the removal of layers of trustful encounters. In this paper, we want to argue that the degree to which this might be true depends very much on the kind of application envisaged. W...
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The book is an exploration of the theoretical, conceptual and methodological foundations of human-centred design. Specifically, it critically examines the notion of 'practice' and argues for an understanding of the concept which emanates from engagement with design problems rather than simply from social scientific theory. The contributors to the b...
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Sicherheitskritische Mensch-Computer-Interaktion ist nicht nur derzeit, sondern auch zukünftig ein äußerst relevantes Thema. Hierbei kann ein Lehr- und Fachbuch, wie dieses, immer nur einen punktuellen Stand abdecken. Dennoch kann der Versuch unternommen werden, aktuelle Trends zu identifizieren und einen Ausblick in die Zukunft zu wagen. Genau das...
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Kooperationstechnologien spielen in sicherheitskritischen Systemen eine große Rolle, da in vielen Anwendungsfeldern nicht nur die Interaktion von Mensch und Computer, sondern auch die durch IT unterstützte Kooperation zwischen Menschen notwendig ist, um Aufgaben bewältigen zu können. Solche Technologien müssen verschiedene Anforderungen erfüllen un...
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Based on a 2014 case study on 3D-printing in Palestinian refugee camps in the West Bank, we reflect on more general issues regarding research activities in ›developmental‹ contexts. To this end, we draw upon discussions about and critique of our own work as well as critical discourses from the field of Information and Communication Technologies/Hum...
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This issue of Computer Supported Cooperative Work (vol. 27, no. 2) is the second and final part of the three issues focusing on the topic of ‘Infrastructuring and Collaborative Design’. The first part of the special issue was published as a double issue (vol. 26, nos. 1-2) in 2017. Eight articles were published in the first part, and this second pa...
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In recent years, social media have increased the resources that individuals and organizations are able to mobilize for the development of socially innovative practices. In this article, we engage with a naturally occurring development in a Trentinian neighbourhood to examine the cooperative interactions amongst members of a local community. The fir...
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As part of the research project "Secure information networks of small- and medium-sized energy providers" (SIDATE), a survey about the IT security status of German energy providers was conducted. The project itself is focused on the IT security of small- and medium-sized energy providers. In August 2016, 881 companies listed by the Federal Network...
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As part of the research project "Secure information networks of small- and medium-sized energy providers" (SIDATE), a survey about the IT security status of German energy providers was conducted. The project itself is focused on the IT security of small- and medium-sized energy providers. In August 2016, 881 companies listed by the Federal Network...
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What is end-user development (EUD) and when does a user become an end-user developer? Since the concept of EUD encompasses methods as well as practices of appropriating technology, it is not easy to answer these questions and several researchers already dealt with these issues. Within our chapter we suggest to conceptually extend our understanding...
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3D printing has become an area of intense interest in a variety of disciplines ranging from industry through education, humanitarian and innovation contexts on a research and practice level. At the same time, technologies, materials, usages and appropriation are in constant flux. 3D printing is, however just one of the many facet of digital fabrica...
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3D printing has 1 become an area of intense interest in many disciplines ranging from industry through education, humanitarian and innovation contexts to research. At the same time, technologies, materials, usages and appropriation are in constant flux. 3D printing is but one of the many facet of digital fabrication, the digitalization of more sect...
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Visualizations are mainly used for providing an easy access to complex information and data. Collaborative visualization as the shared use of computer supported, visual representations of data by more than one person aims to joint information processing activities. Within this paper we apply the concept of collaborative information visualization to...
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Research on the Internet of Things (IoT) has devoted many efforts to technological aspects. Little social and practical benefits have emerged so far. IoT devices, so-called smart objects, are becoming even more pervasive and social, leading to the need to provide non-technical users with innovative interaction strategies for controlling their behav...
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3D printers have become continuously more present and are a perspicuous example of how technologies are becoming more complex and ubiquitous. To some extent, the emerging technological infrastructures around them exemplify ways how digitalization will change production machines and lines in general in the Internet of Things (IoT). From an End-User...
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Collaborative research practices are a highly interesting domain for CSCW. So far, CSCW has mainly focused on computation- and/or data-intensive research endeavors. Here, resources are typically pooled via common e-infrastructures for data access and processing, a set-up requiring additional layers of coordination. Such a focus largely foregrounds...
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Do it! Yourself? - Selbermachen ist eine Praxis mit wechselnden Konjunkturen und Slogans. Dieser Band zielt auf die kritische Revision des Phänomens und liegt damit quer zu (markt-)gängigen Texten, die sich vielfach im Lob und in Anleitungen erschöpfen. Die Autor_innen befassen sich empirisch fundiert mit dem Wechselspiel zwischen Diskursen und Pra...
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A growing body of research in the area of information systems for crisis management is based on data from social media. After almost every larger disaster studies emerge with the focus on the specific use of social media. Much of this research is based on Twitter data, due to the ease of access of this (mainly public) data, compared to (more closed...
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The flexible production and process designs of complex and automated manufacturing systems - called Cyber-Physical Production Systems (CPPS) - lead to enormous challenges for the machine operator with regard to understanding their "behavior" and therefore their technical controllability. One way to face these challenges is to foster the operator's...
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HCI and CSCW research as well as practice has strongly indicated the value of integrating (end) users in software development processes. Such integration can help address actual needs and wants, to avoid undesirable developments and to strengthen the User Experience of a product. A user-focused approach to software development has some conceptual o...
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We try to provide an insight into digital fabrication from the point of view of infrastructuring as a holisitc research and practice lens from Computer Supported Collaborative Work. Our position paper serves as a discussion contribution for the workshop "Additive Fabrication/3D Printing – Technology, Impact and Chances" at Informatik 2016
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Although emergency services have already recognized the importance of citizen-initiated activities during disasters, still questions with regard to the coordination of spontaneous volunteers and their activities arise. Situated and ubiquitous crowdsourcing seem to be appropriate concepts for supporting the management of voluntary activities during...
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Although emergency services have already recognized the importance of citizen-initiated activities during disasters, still questions with regard to the coordination of spontaneous volunteers and their activities arise. Within our article, we will present a technological approach based on public displays which aims to foster situated crowdsourcing b...
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Zusammenfassung Während das Konzept der Resilienz in den Ingenieurwissenschaften vornehmlich auf die Verfügbarkeit technischer Systeme fokussiert ist, betrachtet unser Beitrag Resilienz als soziotechnisches Konstrukt und zeigt Möglichkeiten zur Förderung kooperativer Resilienz, insbesondere durch Kooperationstechnologie, auf. Nach einer Definition...
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Mobile devices have conquered nearly all parts of the daily life. These devices support their owners in specific situations, both at work and in leisure contexts, and therefore make it increasingly difficult to keep work and private life separated. Examining the practices around the use of mobile technology has become a topic of some interest as is...
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Due to new regulations in Germany energy providers are required to obtain IT security certificates. Especially small and medium-sized energy providers struggle to fulfill these new requirements. Since most of them are in the same situation, we are dealing with the question on how to support their collaboration using a web-based platform. We elicite...
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In recent years, platforms such as Arduino have made it easier for makers and hobbyists to create " smart objects " and connected devices. However, there are some unique barriers when developing embedded systems that challenge non-professionals. We derive these barriers from existing literature on end-user-development (EUD) in general and in partic...
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In recent years, citizens’ movements such as the Arab Spring or Euromaidan protests have clearly shown that, whenever affected – whether negatively or positively – by the state and government decisions, citizens act to deal with the shared issues. Groups of people who organize themselves to address (mainly political) issues were defined as a ‘publi...
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Zusammenfassung Das aktuelle Verständnis von Industrie 4.0 umfasst oftmals die Vision einer vollautomatisierten und Technologie-determinierten Entwicklung der deutschen Industrie. Eine praktische Ausgestaltung einer solchen Vision bietet dabei keine hinreichende Option für den Mittelstand – den eigentlichen Treiber der deutschen Wirtschaft. Speziel...
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Eine sicher funktionierende Energieinfrastruktur ist für fast alle Lebensbereiche unserer heutigen Gesellschaft grundlegend. Damit die Energieversorgung im Rahmen der Energiewende auch nachhaltig sichergestellt werden kann, wird auch im Energiesektor immer mehr Informations-und Kommunikationstechnik (IKT) eingesetzt. Gleichzeitig erhöht sich dadurc...
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Eine sicher funktionierende Energieinfrastruktur ist für fast alle Lebensbereiche unserer heutigen Gesellschaft grundlegend. Damit die Energieversorgung im Rahmen der Energiewende auch nachhaltig sichergestellt werden kann, wird auch im Energiesektor immer mehr Informations- und Kommunikationstechnik (IKT) eingesetzt. Gleichzeitig erhöht sich dadur...