Not an Ethnographer, nor a Designer:The Nuance of Doing Software Project Work Out There

Adamu, Muhammad Sadi (2021) Not an Ethnographer, nor a Designer:The Nuance of Doing Software Project Work Out There. In: 2021 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2021-05-082021-05-13, (originally) Yokhama, Japan.

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Abstract

Fieldwork is a complex form of work, whereas a software project can be considered largely as a collaborative and sometimes distributed form of work. How then does the inevitably situated nature of work account for the subjective orderliness-messiness of socio-cultural attributes of the Nigerian context? This short reflection points to the implications of ‘consciousness switching’ – knowing and doing work as an understand-er and us-er – which emphasises the need for focusing attention on the conditioning of the field in understanding occasions that can better inform project work.

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