Posts tagged in culture

Brix, A 2009, ‘Does user-driven design drive design-driven users?: Reflections on the conceptual framing of user informed design processes’, Seoul, South Korea, 30-06-10,

Brix’s article challenges the idea that user-centered approach to design is required in order to ensure usable designs. While the article agrees that involving users to design process is one way

Continue reading...Brix, A 2009, ‘Does user-driven design drive design-driven users?: Reflections on the conceptual framing of user informed design processes’, Seoul, South Korea, 30-06-10,

Bodker, K. & Strandgaard, P. Workplace Cultures: Looking at Artifacts, Symbols and Practices. In Greenbaum, J. & Kyng, M. (eds.) Design at Work: Co-operative Design of Computer Systems. 1991. pp. 121-136.

The article explains a cultural studies informed approach on doing user research in work context. The authors see workplaces as individual cultures which values and beliefs have grown out of experiences

Continue reading...Bodker, K. & Strandgaard, P. Workplace Cultures: Looking at Artifacts, Symbols and Practices. In Greenbaum, J. & Kyng, M. (eds.) Design at Work: Co-operative Design of Computer Systems. 1991. pp. 121-136.

Martinsons, M.G., Davison, R.M. & Martinsons, V. How Culture Influences IT-enabled Organizaitional Change and Information Systems. Communications of ACM, April 2009, pp. 118-123.

The article presents the results of a study of 12 business process re-engineering cases in six countries. Hofstede’s cultural dimensions were used as background theory for defining the culture in the

Continue reading...Martinsons, M.G., Davison, R.M. & Martinsons, V. How Culture Influences IT-enabled Organizaitional Change and Information Systems. Communications of ACM, April 2009, pp. 118-123.