= Netexplorateur is a unique setup for detecting, analysing and putting into perspective future mainstream practices in digital society.
Its mission is to give managers from France’s largest businesses and public authorities the keys to grasp, understand and adapt to the ongoing, global digital revolution 
"The Netexplorateur Observatory at Institut des Hautes Etudes des Communications Sociales (IHECS). This observatory is formed of sociologists that analyses hundreds of innovation in the area of new media. Every year international experts select the 100 most interesting cases presenting during the annual Netexplorateur 100. The fifth edition will be held in the Palais de l’Unesco in Paris the 15th and 16th of March 2012." (http://aghalim.wordpress.com/2012/09/04/netexplorateur-observatory-talking-about-crowdmash-virturealite-and-webego/)