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Robert J. Glushko: “The Discipline of Organizing” (IOrg Lecture, April 4, 2013)

Written on 03/28/2013. Filed under Events.

Information Organization Research Group (IOrg) Lecture:

The Discipline of Organizing

Despite the obvious differences among the “Information Schools,” we believe there is an intellectual intersection among the ISchools in the study of “Organizing Systems” — intentionally arranged collections of resources and the interactions they support. All organizing systems share common activities: identifying resources to be organized; organizing resources by describing and classifying them; designing resource-based interactions; and maintaining resources and organization over time. This framework is being published as “The Discipline of Organizing” this month by MIT Press in printed and ebook formats..

Robert J. Glushko

Before coming to UC Berkeley in 2002 as an Adjunct Full Professor for the School of Information, he spent a decade in Silicon Valley, where he founded or co-founded four companies in the areas of electronic publishing and e-business..

Thursday, April 4th, 2013
12:30 – 1:30PM

NWQB 2450
2025 E Newport Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Refreshments will be served