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Fostering Organizational Change through Co-Designing Collaborative Media

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It is widely accepted within the fields of Design and Human-Computer Interaction that designing products in collaboration with end users can lead to more useful, usable, and desirable products. Less explored is the co-design process's potential to change organizational culture through introduction and illustration of its central principles at work: such as prioritizing participants needs and experiences; mutual learning; and sustainability into organizations' practices and processes. This poster presents a case study on how the process of co-designing a collaborative digital application introduced change within the processes and practices of an autism support service organization in the US towards a human-centered approach.


Partogi, Michelle; JafariNaimi, Nassim (2016): Fostering Organizational Change through Co-Designing Collaborative Media. Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work. DOI: 10.1145/2957276.2996289. Association for Computing Machinery. pp. 441–444. Sanibel Island, Florida, USA