Multi-lifespan Design Thinking: Two Methods and a Case Study with the Rwandan Diaspora

@article{Yoo2016MultilifespanDT,
  title={Multi-lifespan Design Thinking: Two Methods and a Case Study with the Rwandan Diaspora},
  author={Daisy Yoo and Katie Derthick and Shaghayegh Ghassemian and Jean Hakizimana and Brian T. Gill and Batya Friedman},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2016}
}
In recent years, the HCI community has recognized the need to address long(er) term information system design around on-going societal problems. Yet how to engage stakeholders effectively in multi-lifespan design thinking remains an open challenge. Toward that end, the work reported here extends an established envisioning method by introducing two new design methods, the multi-lifespan timeline and multi-lifespan co-design, with an emphasis on the element of (long) time. The new methods aim to… 
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