My presentation at Software 2016

Yesterday I presented some of the work we (Yngve Dahl and I) did in the project FARSEEING at Software 2016 in Oslo. The slides are available at my Slideshare. The talk was about our findings from the evaluation of a fall detection service in two nursing homes in Trondheim, Norway.

Using documents in social research

Most qualitative research is concerned with oral data. But documents can be equally important in improving our understanding of phenomena. And when it comes to documents, it is not only their content that counts.

photo album: Composition exercises

The right composition is, besides being able to take a clear, non-blurry photo, probably the most important success factor for taking a nice photo. At the same time, composing right is extremely hard for me. Therefore I practice.

Qualitative data analysis: Pointers to resources

Work in progress. Qualitative research is common in information systems and other research fields that look into the interplay between technology and the social context, such as organizations or society. Qualitative data analysis is a step that happens during and…

Recruiting and collaborating with users in research: Pointers to resources

Often in our research we need to recruit and collaborate with user. This can be in form of recruiting users to a usability test of a mobile app, interviewing users to understand their problems, observing users in their natural environment, etc. In this page I try to collect resources that discuss various aspects of collaborating with users.