Reframing online shopping through innovative and organic user-oriented design

Greenhill, A and Fletcher, G 2011, 'Reframing online shopping through innovative and organic user-oriented design' , in: Reframing Humans in Information Systems Development , Computer Supported Cooperative Work , Springer, pp. 243-262.

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Abstract

The structure and form of the Web is defined by specific design elements; its protocols, the scope of acceptable file formats and the capability of clients. These elements are intentionally minimal constraints but nonetheless structure what can be achieved “through” the Web. With the increasingly standardised abilities of Web clients and wider application of accessible design principles increasingly emphasis shifts from the problem of creating and developing monolithic software systems towards concern for the integration and configuration of existing systems to meet specific social and cultural needs. The free availability of, for example, open source content management systems and blogging applications has increased the ability for individuals and closely geographically constrained highly specialised interest groups to more rapidly represent and express themselves through the Web. Importantly, the abilities provided by pre-built existing systems enables greater focus on reflecting and capturing the peculiar cultural sentiments of special interests.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Isomäki, H and Pekkola, S
Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > Salford Business School > Salford Business School Research Centre
Publisher: Springer
Refereed: Yes
Series Name: Computer Supported Cooperative Work
ISBN: 9781849963466
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Depositing User: Gordon Fletcher
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2011 09:26
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2017 22:24
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/16967

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