Community driven development as participation?: involving user communities in a software design process

@inproceedings{Hess2008CommunityDD,
  title={Community driven development as participation?: involving user communities in a software design process},
  author={Jan Hess and Sinja Offenberg and V. Pipek},
  booktitle={PDC},
  year={2008}
}
In this paper we report on a case study of a participatory design process we call Community Driven Development (CDD). Together with a German software company we developed a socio-technical environment to motivate users of an existing online user community to participate in the further development of a product. For the CDD approach developers and users worked together to create a functional description and different prototypes of a target product. By conducting interviews and analyzing formal… Expand
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