Category Archives: Dr. JUG

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….

Among friends and peers: giants from the IT world

  – James Gosling- Creator of Java- Criador de Java – Etienne Wenger – Creator of the concept of Communities of Practice – CoP – Criador do conceito das Comunidades…

User Groups: The Brazilian Java Community

In 2008 James Gosling, creator (“father” ;-) of the Java language, said about Java Users Groups – JUG in Brazil: [01]   The Brazilian developer community is really wonderful. It’s…