Suchman, Lucy (2002) Practice-based design of information systems : notes from the hyperdeveloped world. The Information Society, 18 (2). pp. 139-144. ISSN 0197-2243Full text not available from this repository.
This paper offers reflections on information systems design based in everyday practices. Drawing on experience in what I name the hyperdeveloped world of industrial research and development in the United States, I outline a series of concerns, organized under the themes of information flows, local improvisations and work practices. I then offer a set of alternative understandings of change and innovation that underwrite a practice-based design approach. These include a view of innovation as indigenous to technologiesin-use, an emphasis on the investments needed to create sustainable change, and an orientation to artful integration as an objective for information systems design.
|Journal or Publication Title:||The Information Society|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Practice ; Ethnography ; Research And Development ; Design And Use ; Innovation|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HM Sociology|
|Departments:||Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Sociology|
|Deposited On:||09 Mar 2009 09:39|
|Last Modified:||28 Apr 2017 01:30|
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