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Towards metrics of meaningfulness for tech practitioners

Carpenter, Vanessa Julia and Mekler, Elisa D.. (2019) Towards metrics of meaningfulness for tech practitioners. In: Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. pp. 1-8.

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Abstract

HCI and the tech industry are increasingly interested in designing products that afford meaningful user experiences. Yet while several metrics of meaningfulness have been suggested, their utility and relevance for industry is unclear. We conducted workshops with 9 welfare technology companies and presented them with different metrics from existing literature in HCI, psychology, and industry, to evaluate their product and consider how relevant designing for meaningfulness is for them in their practice. We point to four metrics which companies considered particularly relevant, and suggest that further defining metrics of meaningfulness in HCI would be beneficial to both academia and industry.
Faculties and Departments:07 Faculty of Psychology > Departement Psychologie > Forschungsbereich Persönlichkeits- und Entwicklungspsychologie > Allgemeine Psychologie und Methodologie (Opwis)
UniBasel Contributors:Mekler, Elisa D
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item, refereed
Conference or workshop item Subtype:Conference Paper
Publisher:ACM
e-ISBN:978-1-4503-5970-2
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Conference paper
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Last Modified:11 Mar 2020 07:54
Deposited On:11 Mar 2020 07:54

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