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H. V. Lacohee
Suffolk University
6Publications
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Last.M. TrimbyH-Index: 2
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This paper provides a summary of a research programme at BTexact Technologies which is aimed at helping a technology innovation company to ground its innovations, to see opportunities for the exploitation of its technologies, and to create socio-technical visions which can help to drive technological innovation itself. As a by-product, the programme has also created strategic knowledge that is of critical importance to public and private policy/decision makers alike. This research is a key part ...
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This paper describes an empirical study of the use of a mundane domestic technology?the telephone. It combines qualitative and quantitative data gathered as part of a longitudinal study of a panel of 2400 individuals distributed across 1000 UK households. It uses this data to build a rich picture of the ways in which people use the telephone in the late 1990s highlighting the way in which factors such as roles, location, life rhythms and in particular, gender, influence patterns of use and inter...
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#1Ben AndersonH-Index: 21
#2C. GaleH-Index: 2
Last.M. TrimbyH-Index: 2
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This paper provides a summary of a research programme at BTexact Technologies which is aimed at helping a technology innovation company to ground its innovations, to see opportunities for the exploitation of its technologies, and to create sociotechnical visions which can help to drive technological innovation itself. As a by-product, the programme has also created strategic knowledge that is of critical importance to public and private policy/decision makers alike. This research is a key part o...
#1A. P. GowerH-Index: 2
#2H. V. LacoheeH-Index: 4
Last.A. V. LewisH-Index: 1
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Superficially, disruption seems to defy rational design by introducing elements of chaos. A surprising change of use rapidly leads to unexpected shifts of emphasis in design criteria and priorities, invalidating any attempt at appropriate and informed 'a priori' design. More playful behaviour has been recommended as one solution, but what role can childish play have in grown-up design? This paper describes one attempt to answer this question systematically, by broadening the range of participant...
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#1Ben AndersonH-Index: 21
#2A. McWilliamH-Index: 3
Last.Jonathan GershunyH-Index: 28
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This paper describes results from the first stage of a long-term study of people's use of ICT (information and communications technology) products and services in the domestic environment. It is part of BT's ongoing commitment to understanding, modelling and meeting the needs of its residential customers. At one level the research has already generated significant knowledge that has led directly to commercial benefit; at a second it has validated a number of research methods needed to capture th...
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#1Ben AndersonH-Index: 21
#2A. McWilliamH-Index: 3
Last.Jonathan GershunyH-Index: 28
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This paper describes results from the first stage of a long-term study of people‘s use of ICT (information and communications technology) products and services in the domestic environment. It is part of BT‘s ongoing commitment to understanding, modelling and meeting the needs of its residential customers. At one level the research has already generated significant knowledge that has led directly to commercial benefit; at a second it has validated a number of research methods needed to capture th...
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