Beyond designing : roles of the designer in complex design projects

Howard, Zaana & Melles, Gavin (2011) Beyond designing : roles of the designer in complex design projects. In OZCHI 2011 Proceedings of the 23rd Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference: Design, Culture and Interaction, ACM, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, pp. 152-155.

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Abstract

Human computer interaction and interaction design have recognised the need for participatory methods of co-design to contribute to designing human-centred interfaces, systems and services. Design thinking has recently developed as a set of strategies for human-centred co-design in product innovation, management and organisational transformation. Both developments place the designer in a new mediator role, requiring new skills than previously evident. This paper presents preliminary findings from a PhD case study of strategy and innovation consultancy Second Road to discuss these emerging roles of design lead, facilitator, teacher and director in action.

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ID Code: 61078
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: design thinking, interaction design, participatory design
DOI: 10.1145/2071536.2071560
ISBN: 9781450310901
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 ACM
Deposited On: 12 Jul 2013 01:24
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2013 09:46

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