Martin Mahaux's Research and Services 

Home Posts tagged "collaboration"
formats

Collaboration is rich, but we’re not there yet…

Published on March 1, 2013 by in Uncategorized

Yesterday, I was at ID’péro, a cool event from ID-Campus in Liège. I was given 10 minutes to talk about my improv stuff, while 3 other speakers were going to have it about Agile (Nicolas from Belighted), Business Model Canvas (Dominique Siblet) and Teleworking (Loic and Vincenzo from The Smart Company)… We were introduced by University of Liège’s recteur, Bernard Rentier, which was quite an honour for such an “alternative” event. The evening helped me elborate a bit on my vision so I wanted to frame it here again so I don’t loose it… The future will be collaborative. Well it seems. Collaborative economy, collaborative design, even collaborative competition… Open Source, Open Data, Open Spaces… Co-working, co-cooking, co-driving, co-everything. Many companies are now focusing all innovation efforts on collaborative initiatives. Many projects are now running agile methodologies (of which core values are about collaboration, with peers and clients), running lots of collaborative creativity techniques to

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Improv as Mini-Tutorial @ RCIS’12

Published on February 10, 2012 by in Demos, slider

Creativity and Collaboration are recognized as important challenges by the Information Systems community. And Improvisation is seen as a state-of-the-art potential solution. How can I tell ? Well, our mini-tutorial, “Improvisational Theater for Information Systems: Breathing Collaboration and Creativity into your Developments” has been invited at RCIS’12, the 6th international conference on Research Challenges in Information Science, to be held in May, in Valencia, Spain. This time it’s closer than RE’10, in Sydney (see post). The outline of the tutorial illustrates what can be done in 90 minutes, the real minimum for a discovery of what improv can do for creativity and collaboration in development teams. Outline of the tutorial 1) Introduction (10’): We first briefly define creativity, motivate the need for it, and then expose some theoretical bases that establish the link between improv and creativity. 2) Awareness exercise (10’): This first exercise will raise group awareness and open people’s mind for the remainder

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Improv for Engineers: mini-tutorial in Sydney

Published on January 13, 2012 by in Demos

We were invited to showcast our improv-based techniques a the Requirements Engineering 2010 Conference in Sydney. Despite the very hard circumstances (video filming you, scientists colleagues watching you), 10 brave volunteers played the game. And played it very well. Thanks to them.

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
1 Comment  comments