Old is Gold: Integrating Older Workers in CSCW

  title={Old is Gold: Integrating Older Workers in CSCW},
  author={Gregorio Convertino and Umer Farooq and Mary Beth Rosson and John M. Carroll},
  journal={Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
The tradition of a worker who retires by age 65 is being replaced by a trend of longer periods of employment, leading people to believe that an aging workforce will be a major social transformation of this century. With the proliferation of collaborative tools in workplace settings, we posit that it is essential to address the unique characteristics of older workers when designing groupware. In this paper, we marshal literature from adult learning, training, and work to articulate the unique… CONTINUE READING

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