Towards a Shared Repository for Patterns in Virtual Team Collaboration

  • Thomas Kowark
  • Philipp Dobrigkeit
  • Alexander Zeier
Part of the Understanding Innovation book series (UNDINNO)


With analyzeD we established a platform that provides “out-of-the-box” monitoring capabilities for virtual team environments and enables the sharing and evaluation of recorded collaboration activities within a larger research community. Building on lessons learned from previous applications, we now present a refined and extended version of this platform. Its core feature is the possibility to share abstracted parts of the collected team collaboration networks with other users of the platform and, thus, broaden the basis for the validation of their influence on team performance. By that, these network sequences might elevate from being just coincidently reoccurring collaboration behavior to collaboration patterns (or anti-patterns), whose occurrences are strong indicators for the possible success of teams.


Collaboration Network Cardinality Constraint SPARQL Query Collaboration Pattern Pattern Instance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Kowark
    • 1
  • Philipp Dobrigkeit
    • 1
  • Alexander Zeier
    • 1
  1. 1.Hasso Plattner InstituteUniversity of PotsdamPotsdamGermany

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