Robin Williams

University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation

United Kingdom

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Software and Organisations: The Biography of the Enterprise-Wide System or How SAP Conquered the World

Neil Pollock and Robin Williams, SOFTWARE AND ORGANIZATIONS: THE BIOGRAPHY OF THE ENTERPRISE SOLUTION OR HOW SAP CONQUERED THE WORLD, London, Routledge, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Robin Williams and Neil Pollock
University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation and University of Edinburgh
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Software and Organisations: The Biography of the Enterprise-Wide System or How SAP Conquered the World

SOFTWARE AND ORGANIZATIONS: THE BIOGRAPHY OF THE ENTERPRISE SOLUTION OR HOW SAP CONQUERED THE WORLD, Chapter 3, London, Routledge, 2009
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2009
Robin Williams and Neil Pollock
University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation and University of Edinburgh
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Beyond the ERP Implementation Study: A New Approach to the Study of Packaged Information Systems

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jun 2009
Robin Williams and Neil Pollock
University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation and University of Edinburgh
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The Wrong Trousers? Beyond the Design Fallacy: Social Learning and the User

User Involvement in Innovation Processes. Strategies and Limitations from a Socio-Technical Perspective, Edited by Harald Rohracher, Profil-Verlag, Munich, 2005, Howcroft et. al. (eds.) Critical IT Handbook, Edward Elgar, 2005, pp. 195-221
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
James K Stewart and Robin Williams
Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation, University of Edinburgh and University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation
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innovation, design analysis, ICT, technology user-centred users

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E-Infrastructures: How Do We Know and Understand Them? Strategic Ethnography and the Biography of Artefacts

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 May 2010
Robin Williams and Neil Pollock
University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation and University of Edinburgh
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What’s in a Name? That Which We Call CRM: How New Knowledge Institutions Frame Information Technologies

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 May 2010
Robin Williams and Neil Pollock
University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation and University of Edinburgh
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The Sociology of a Market Analysis Tool: How Industry Analysts Sort Vendors and Organize Markets

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Aug 2008
Robin Williams and Neil Pollock
University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation and University of Edinburgh
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Industry analysts, reputation, performativity, markets, calculation, community

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Fitting Standard Software Packages to Non-Standard Organisations: The 'Biography' of an Enterprise-Wide System

Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, Vol. 3, pp. 317-32, 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Aug 2008
Neil Pollock, Robin Williams and Rob Procter
University of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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ERP, Biography, Sociology

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Technology Choice and its Performance: Toward a Sociology of Software Package Procurement

Information & Organisation, Vol. 17, pp. 131-61, 2007
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Aug 2008
Robin Williams and Neil Pollock
University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation and University of Edinburgh
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Procurement, Performativity, Decision Making, Software Packages

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Who Decides the Shape of Product Markets? The Knowledge Institutions Who Name and Categorize New Technologies

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Sep 2011
Neil Pollock and Robin Williams
University of Edinburgh and University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation
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Post Local Forms of Repair: The Case of Virtualised Technical Support

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
University of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Strathclyde Business School
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techncial support, julian orr, interactionist sociology, localisation

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Global Software and its Provenance: Generification Work in the Production of Organizational Software Packages

Social Studies of Science, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 254-280, April 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Jun 2008
Neil Pollock, Luciana D'Adderio and Robin Williams
University of Edinburgh, Strathclyde Business School and University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation
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generification, localization, particularity, sameness, software packages

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Adoption and Use of Web 2.0 in Scholarly Communications

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Vol. 368, No. 1926, pp. 4039-4056, 2010
Posted: 22 Nov 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Edinburgh - Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation, Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation, University of Edinburgh, Manchester eResearch Centre (MeRC), University of Manchester, University of St. Andrews and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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