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Talley, David, Hortin, Jeffrey and Bottomly, Jessica (2011): Information needs of public policy lobbyists. In: Proceedings of the 2011 iConference 2011. pp. 781-782.

Our poster analyzes the information needs and processes of information seeking used by a particular set of professionals -- public interest lobbyists, focusing on those dealing with public health policy. The research for this project focused on public health policy advocates in United Way organizations. We emphasize criteria for resource selection, focusing on the credibility of resources in supporting persuasive communication with legislators and other target audiences. Our poster establishes a particular information Context, as described in the theme of the iConference program.

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There is an old English folk saying that goes, "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen." I have a different approach: Do something about the heat. The folk saying would have us accept the poor designs of the world. Why? After all, if people were responsible for the "heat" in the first place, then people should be able to do something about it. Is the kitchen too hot? Redesign it.

-- Don Norman

 
 

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Marc Hassenzahl explains the fascinating concept of User Experience and Experience Design. Commentaries by Don Norman, Eric Reiss, Mark Blythe, and Whitney Hess

User Experience and Experience Design !

 
 

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Kumar and Herger 2013: Gamification at Work: Designing Engaging Business Software...
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Whitworth and Ahmad 2013: The Social Design of Technical Systems: Building technologies for communities...
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