Posts tagged in case study

Mark, G. & Semaan, B. Resilience in Collaboration: Technology as a Resource for New Patterns of Action. In CSCW’08. pp. 137-146.

The article presents results of a quite extreme case study of technology usage. The authors have interviewed 59 persons living in countries that are or have just been in war. The

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LETTL, C. 2007. User involvement competence for radical innovation. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management 24, 1–2, 53–75.

This paper discusses involving users into radical innovation (RI) process. The users may be incapable of contributing to RI due to functional fixations, inability to evaluate concepts without existing reference product

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Kleinsmann, M. et al. (2010), Understanding the complexity of knowledge integration in collaborative new product development teams: a case study

Paper looks at factors influencing the cretion of shared understanding in different interfaces. Design communication is in the core of product development teams, and it is needed to gain shared understanding

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MARTI, P. AND BANNON, L.J. 2009. Exploring User-Centred Design in Practice: Some Caveats. Knowledge, Technology & Policy 22, 1, 7

Marti and Bannon [Marti and Bannon 2009] re-iterate UCD from its now well-established definitions and foundation (see [Norman and Draper 1986] [Gould and Lewis 1985; Gould et al. 1991] and ISO

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Olsson et al. (2008) Two-Stage Offshoring: An Investigation of the Irish Bridge, MIS Quarterly, 32(2) pp. 257-279

Another good example of a case study paper. Paper tries to theorize the irish companies working as bridges between US and the offshoring country India in software development. Relational exchange theory

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Trauth, E.M., Jessup, L.M., Understanding Computer-Mediated Discussions: Positivist and Interpretive Analyses of Group Support System Use, MIS Quarterly, 24(1), pp.43-79

This paper is a good example of an case study paper. Four Group Support System (GSS) sessions were held to discuss gender equity at a State University. Focus of the paper

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Rivard et al. (2011) An Organizational Culture-Based Theory of Clinical Information Systems Implementation in Hospitals, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, vol. 12, pp.124-162

I read this paper as a good example of case study research. Paper builds a model from the concept of the level of difficulty of Clinical Information Systems (CIS) implementation. The

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Mackay et al. (2000) Reconfiguring the User: Using Rapid Application Development. Social Studies of Science 30(5). pp. 737-757

The paper presents an analysis of the role of ‘user’ in a rapid application development project. The article utilizes Woolgar’s idea of configuring the user as basis or background and extends

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Garrety, K. & Badham, R. (2004) User-Centered Design and the Normative Politics of Technology, Technology & Human Values, Vol. 29, No. 2. pp. 191-212

Garrety and Badham present an interesting case study of the introduction and use of UCD methods in a mining and manufacturing company in Australia. The paper focuses on politics on getting

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