Examining Interdependencies and Constraints in Co-Creation

Knowles, Bran and Bull, Christopher Neil and Davies, Nigel Andrew Justin and Simm, William Alexander and Bates, Oliver Emile Glaves and Hayes, James Niall (2019) Examining Interdependencies and Constraints in Co-Creation. In: Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '19). ACM, USA, pp. 291-302. ISBN 9781450358507

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Abstract

This paper reports on the first year of a three-year-long cocreation project with older adults. We focus our analysis on one particular workshop in which participants stopped designing and began to think about promoting the app we were co-creating. The workshop proved uniquely important for examining assumptions we had made about how and why the co-creation process would be successful. This paper concedes flaws in these assumptions and in the execution of the methodology as a way of illuminating dynamics that act on research projects in ways that are antithetical to effective co-creation. Reporting on the unexpected results of our participant engagements, we reveal new insights into the challenges in executing co-creation methodology.

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18 Apr 2019 10:55
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