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SAP User Experience team members Christine Ronnewinkel and Janaki Kumar organized and co-chaired a paper session entitled, "Sustainability: Future Roles, Responsibilities, and Opportunities for the HCI Profession" at the DUXU 2011 conference. This session was part of the first International Conference on Design, User Experience, and Usability (DUXU) that was jointly held with the HCI International 2011 conference in Orlando, USA, from July 9-14, 2011.
The SAP Design Guild team released a highlight topic entitled, "Designing for a Sustainable Future" to support and promote the paper session. See also the highlight topic for more articles about sustainability.
Figure 1: Christine Ronnewinkel and Janaki Kumar, both from SAP UX, co-chaired the sustainability session at the DUXU 2011 conference
In the following, we will provide an overview of the session and then present a list of short abstracts of the papers.
The paper session was entitled, "Sustainability: Future Roles, Responsibilities, and Opportunities for the HCI Profession", (S073) and the organizers co-chairs were Christine Ronnewinkel, SAP, Germany, and Janaki Kumar, SAP Labs, LLC., United States. The session was held on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, from 4 to 6p.m. in the "Union" room.
This section lists the sequence of papers and contains short abstracts of them.
In their paper, the authors outline the changing attitudes of business leaders toward sustainability and the opportunities this presents to designers.
This case study addresses the research methods, design process, and development collaboration model employed during the development of SAP Sustainability Performance Management.
This paper discusses the new roles and opportunities of user researchers and their positive impact in the field of sustainability. It focuses on how sustainability and user research relate to each other.
In this paper, the authors describe a software solution called Grid Intelligent Planning Framework "GridIntell" – an advanced forecasting solution for utility business and engineering experts. It is an SAP collaboration project with Pacific Northwest National Labs (GridLAB-D = open source power system simulator).
In this paper, the authors summarize their project with SAP, during which AM+A conducted research into knowledge visualization and created design principles based on that research that led to a final concept for a sustainability product.