Provotypes for participatory innovation

Boer, Laurens & Donovan, Jared (2012) Provotypes for participatory innovation. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Newcastle University, Newcastle, pp. 388-397.

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Central to multi-stakeholder processes of participatory innovation is to generate knowledge about ‘users’ and to identify business opportunities accordingly. In these processes of collaborative analysis and synthesis, conflicting perceptions within and about a field of interest are likely to surface. Instead of the natural tendency to avoid these tensions, we demonstrate how tensions can be utilized by embodying them in provocative types (provotypes). Provotypes expose and embody tensions that surround a field of interest to support collaborative analysis and collaborative design explorations across stakeholders. In this paper we map how provotyping contributes to four related areas of contemporary Interaction Design practice. Through a case study that brings together stakeholders from the field of indoor climate, we provide characteristics of design provocations and design guidelines for provotypes for participatory innovation.

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ID Code: 50028
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Participatory Innovation, Provotyping, Prototyping, Indoor Climate
DOI: 10.1145/2317956.2318014
ISBN: 9781450312103
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Digital and Interaction Design (120304)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Association for Computing Machinery
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DIS 2012, June 11-15, 2012, Newcastle, UK.
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Deposited On: 31 Jul 2012 22:31
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2017 18:52

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