Category Archives: Dr. JUG

Users Groups, leadership, life & death and the wife of Julius Caesar

Leadership in Users Groups has always been a difficult task. Very few people in sane consciousness wants to be a community leader, to carry on the flag. Too much volunteer…

User Groups: Changing lives one line at a time

The primitive need to exchange experiences, to a species that survived for millennia collectively, is reflected either these days in the User Groups (UG). From Neanderthal campfires (exchanging experiences on…

User Groups: Elevator Pitch

To my great surprise, “The Man” ** entered the elevator where I had been alone. ** Larry, or Sergey, or Bill, or Steve, or … After the shock of running…

Personal motivations on learning about governance in User Groups

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. I was talking to a French researcher and I asked him why all of his papers were written in English?…

User Groups: Community Collaborative Learning

ABSTRACT This work explores the behaviour of User Groups — the ad hoc, geographically-based, socio-technical networks formed by users of particular software technologies as networking, self-help and mutual learning spaces….