Principles for Unbounded Secondary design

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End-user redesign has been coined as a phenomenon that may happen within IT platforms such as Facebook or Wikipedia. However, redesign or secondary design outside the boundaries of a platform is under-researched. Existing prescriptive knowledge is limited to designing functionality of an artefact
with specific boundaries where redesign can take place, not on why and how to enable novel unbounded redesign outside the original scope that can benefit decision making and organisation.
Hence, we need design theories that can help primary designers create artefacts that allow unbounded secondary (re-)design. We propose design principles for this unbounded secondary design. The principles are derived from a group decision support tool case that was presented, redesigned and infused
into two different organisational domains. Thus, the contribution of the paper is a design theory in the form of two times three design principles aimed at supporting the secondary design process and theform and function of the secondary design.
Original languageEnglish
Article number133
JournalProceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event26th European Conference on Information Systems - University Of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Duration: 23 Jun 201828 Jun 2018


Conference26th European Conference on Information Systems
LocationUniversity Of Portsmouth
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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