Department of IT Management

PhD fellow

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Primary research areas

•Social Data Science
•Social Media Analytics
•Information Visualization (Infovis)
•Social Business Intelligence
•Design Science for Dashboarding

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Chris Zimmerman is an industrial PhD in Social Business and Data Visualization at Copenhagen Business School, and a member of the Computational Social Science Lab (CSSL).  Chris is a dedicated strategist with seven years professional experience in marketing, communications, analysis and managerial consulting. He is currently designing a social business intelligence dashboarding tool for data reporting and executive insights.  Recent graduate studies focused on social media analyitcs led to a thesis in urban informatics (cand.merc.IT).  Chris tweets at @roamingdata about data visualization and smart cities, and at @socialbeit for social media research and practice.

Chris Zimmerman; Rene Madsen; Henrik Hammer Eliassen; Ravi Vatrapu / Space vs. Place : Comparing Space-based Movements and Place-based Experiences at the Roskilde Festival 2015.
In: Proceedings of the 7th 2016 International Conference on Social Media & Society. SMSociety ‘16. ed. /Anatoliy Gruzd; Jenna Jacobson; Philip Mai; Evelyn Rupert; Dhiraj Murthy. New York : Association for Computing Machinery 2016
Article in proceedings
Chris Zimmerman; Mari-Klara Stein; Daniel Hardt; Christian de Fries Danielsen; Ravi Vatrapu / emotionVis : Designing an Emotion Text Inference Tool for Visual Analytics.
In: Tackling Society’s Grand Challenges with Design Science: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference, DESRIST 2016. . ed. /Jeffrey Parsons; Tuure Tuunanen; John Venable; Brian Donnellan; Markus Helfert; Jim Kenneally. Chams : Springer 2016, p. 238–244 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9661)
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Chris Zimmerman; Henricus T. W. J. Wessels; Ravi Vatrapu / Building a Social Newsroom : Visual Analytics for Social Business Intelligence.
In: Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE 19th International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops and Demonstrations (EDOCW 2015). ed. /Sylvain Hallé; Wolfgang Mayer. Los Alamitos, CA : IEEE 2015, p. 160-163
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Chris Zimmerman; Mari-Klara Stein; Daniel Hardt; Ravi Vatrapu / Emergence of Things Felt : Harnessing the Semantic Space of Facebook Feeling Tags.
In: Proceedings of the Thirty Sixth International Conference on Information Systems. ICIS 2015. ed. /Traci Carte; Armin Heinzl; Cathy Urquhart. Atlanta, GA : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2015 (Proceedings / International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Vol. 36)
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Christopher Zimmerman; Ravi Vatrapu / The Social Newsroom : Visual Analytics for Social Business Intelligence.
In: New Horizons in Design Science: Broadening the Research Agenda: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, DESRIST 2015. . ed. /Brian Donnellan; Markus Helfert; Jim Kenneally; Debra VanderMeer; Marcus Rothenberger; Robert Winter. Cham : Springer 2015, p. 386-390 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, No. 9073)
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Chris Zimmerman; Kjeld Hansen; Ravi Vatrapu / A Theoretical Model for Digital Reverberations of City Spaces and Public Places
In: International Journal of Electronic Government Research, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2014, p. 46-62
Journal article
Chris Zimmerman; Yuran Chen; Daniel Hardt; Ravi Vatrapu / Marius, the Giraffe : A Comparative Informatics Case Study of Linguistic Features of the Social Media Discourse.
In: Proceeding CABS '14 Proceedings of the 5th ACM International Conference on Collaoration Across Boundaries: Culture, Distance & Technology. . ed. /Naomi Yamashita; Vanessa Evers; Carolyn Rosé; Mary Beth Watson-Manheim. New York : Association for Computing Machinery 2014, p. 131-140
Article in proceedings
Chris Zimmerman; Ravi Vatrapu / The Social Newsroom : Visual Analytics for Social Business Intelligence - Tool Prototype Demo.
Paper presented at 24th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems, 2014