During the last three years we have been studying a new call center for independent living under development in our city. A new article published in the Journal of Computer Supported Cooperative Work describes, in form of a longitudinal case study, our findings and implications for technology and research.
Our group has conducted a qualitative study of implementing a GPS-based localization service for people with cognitive impairment. The report, written in Norwegian, is a case study describing in detail how a large municipality in Norway is introducing the service in its health and welfare service portfolio. We discuss findings from all the steps in the service, from early screening of users, to allocation decisions, to daily usage.
A paper written by Jacqueline and Shanshan has won the prize for the best paper in the International Cultural Heritage Congress that will be held in Granada, Spain, during this week (September 28-October 2, 2015). The paper documents the results from a study of museum and cultural site visitors in Trondheim, Norway, and how they regard ICT as a tool to enhance their experience.