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Participatory IT design : designing for business and workplace realities

Author: Keld Bødker; Finn Kensing; Jesper Simonsen
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The goal of participatory IT design is to set sensible, general, and workable guidelines for the introduction of new information technology systems into an organization. Reflecting the latest systems-development research, this book encourages a business-oriented and socially sensitive approach that takes into consideration the specific organizational context as well as firsthand knowledge of users' work practices
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keld Bødker; Finn Kensing; Jesper Simonsen
ISBN: 026202568X 9780262025683 9780262512442 0262512440
OCLC Number: 54081812
Description: xviii, 337 pages cm
Contents: I. Concepts and principles --
Ch. 1. IT design --
Ch. 2. Principles of the method --
II. Phases of the method --
Ch. 3. Phases, decisions, and contexts --
Ch. 4. Initiation phase : project establishment --
Ch. 5. In-line analysis phase : strategic alignment analysis --
Ch. 6. In-depth analysis phase : ethnographically inspired analysis --
Ch. 7. Innovation phase : vision development --
III. Method, tools, and techniques --
Ch. 8. An overview of techniques --
Ch. 9. Tools and techniques --
Epilogue : how to make use of the book --
MUST publications.
Responsibility: Keld Bødker, Finn Kensing, Jesper Simonsen.

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A state-of-the-art method for introducing new information technology systems into an organization, illustrated by case studies drawn from a ten-year research project.  Read more...

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