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|Title:||Designing for Sustainability: Key Issues of ICT Projects for Ageing at Home|
|Keywords:||Appropriation;Capacity building;Collective learning;Elderly people;Funding schemes;ICT design;Sustainability|
|metadata.dc.relation.ispartof:||Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW): Vol. 27, No. 3-6|
|Series/Report no.:||Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)|
|Abstract:||Achieving the sustainability of IT-based solutions is a challenge. We will argue in this paper that it is helpful to conceptualize designing for sustainable IT-based solutions as taking place in a multi-dimensional space. It requires thinking about how a project is framed; the perspectives and commitments of the project partners; the type of innovation that is foregrounded; the motivations and needs of the user group; and the level of sustainability a project or research program may achieve. The paper describes some of the challenges and possible solutions by revisiting a portfolio of projects that developed IT support for elderly people who continue living in their own homes.|
|Appears in Collections:||JCSCW Vol. 27 (2018)|
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