Dr. Yvonne Dittrich

22nd of October 1964
born in Wiesbaden (Germany)


 

Qualifications

July 2010

evaluated as qualified for a Danish full professorship at the Computer Science Department of the University of Copenhagen.

September 03

‘oavlönad docentur’ in Computer Science at Blekinge Institute of Technology

March 97

disputation about the Ph.D.-thesis ‘Computer Application and Language Context — About the Interaction between Normal and Formal Language during the Use and Development of Software’ (in German)

June 89 

M. Sc. in Computer Science at the Technical University of Darmstadt

June 83

graduation from high school

 

Academic Positions 

Aug 2015 - Aug 2017

Adjunct Full Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, India

since August 03

Associate professor, IT-University of Copenhagen, Software Development Group

May 2014

Visiting associate professor University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

March-April 2014

Visiting researcher, Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA

Nov 2011, May 2012

Visiting Professor at the World Maritime University, Malmö Sweden

October 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Research and Teaching Stay at the IIT Mandi, Mandi, India

Sept - Nov 2010

Visiting Associate Professor at the Department for Computer Science and Engineering of the Indian Institute of Technology – Madras.

July 06 - Dec 06

associate professor (part time), University of Bergen, Department of Information Science

Jan 99 - June 04

development and head of the research group 'Use Oriented Design and Development of Software', Blekinge Institute of Technoloby (http://www.ipd.bth.se/uodds)

July 00 - Oct 00

faculty member of the International Women’s University, project area 'Information as a Social Resource', a interdisciplinary postgraduate program

Apr 97 - June 04

assistant professor at Blekinge Institute of Technoly, first in the Department of Computer Science and Business Administration, later in the Department of Software Engineering and Computer Science

Apr 91 - Mar 96 

research and teaching assistant in the group ‘Applied and Social Oriented Computer Science’, Department of Computer Science, University of Hamburg

during studies

student teacher at the Institute of Pedagogigs (three terms) and at the Department of Computer Science at the Technical University of Darmstadt (one term)

 

Research Grants

Sept 2014 - Oct 2016 Urban Data 2 Decide – Integrated Data Visualisation and Decision Making Solutions to Forecast and Manage Complex Urban Challenges. Joint Progamming Initiative Urban Europe. Coordinator Dr. P. Leitner, Synyo, Vienna, Austria. 167000 Euro for the IT University.
Jan - Dec 2013 One World Classroom for Future Seafarers: A design of a new virtual E-learning environment for Maritime Education and Training together with the World Maritime University and the Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport (project leader). Funded by the International Association of Maritime Universities.

Sept 2010 - Nov 2010

Global Software – Software Design and Development with User Participation in Culturally Diverse Settings
Visiting Scientist Grant for from the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation to spend 3 months with the TeNeT group and the Rural Technology and Business Incubator of the IIT-Madras, Chennai, India.

Jan 06 - Oct 09

ESP – Designing Evolvable Software Products, project leader Yvonne Dittrich, research project funded the Danish government through NABIIT, a research council for nano-, bio- and information technologies with 3.6 million dkr. Cooperation partners, Microsoft Business Solutions Denmark the Danish Hydraulic Institute.

Jul 02 - Jun 08

BESQ – Blekinge Engineering Software Qualities. Project leader Prof. Claes Wohlin, Department of Software Engineering and Computer Science, profile project funded by The Knowledge Foundation (KKS), 36 million sk. This project is a joint venture of three research groups; Parallel Architectures and Real Time Systems (Prof. Lars Lundberg), Software Engineering Research Laboratory (Prof. Claes Wohlin) and Use Oriented Design and Development of Software (Dr. Yvonne Dittrich).

Jul 02 - Jun 03

EUD-NET – End-User Development – Empowering people to flexibly employ advanced information and communication technology, Coordinator Dr. Fabio Paterno, Consiglio Nazionale Delle Recerche CNUCE, Pisa, Italy, funded by the European Union, IST-2001-37470. (http://giove.cnuce.cnr.it/eud-net.htm )

Jul 02 - Dec 03

E-government Arena of the Interreg Project TANGO – Thematic Arenas Nourish Growth Opportunities, 1 million sk for the group, co-funded to 50% each by Blekinge Institute of Technology and the European Commission.

Apr 00 - Dec 02 

Design of IT in Use - supportive technologies for public service provision. Project leader: Dr. Sara Eriksén, Department of Human Work Science, Blekinge Institute of Technology, 2,35 mil sk of which150 000 sk sponsors research contributions by Yvonne Dittrich.

Jan 00 - Dec 01

Design in Use of Database Applications, 1.2 mil sk, funded by the Foundation for Knowledge and Competence Development (KKS), Sweden.

July 00 - Oct 00

Research grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to lecture at the International Women’s University

1989

TAT-Förderpreis ‘Price for Theses that contri-bute to a Fair and Ecologically Aware Society’ under the patronage of the rectors of the Technical University Darmstadt and the Fachhochschule Darmstadt for the interdisciplinary Master Thesis ‘Contributions to the History of Formal Languages – About the Interaction between Technology and Society’ (in German) 

 

Research Community (a selection)

2015 Program committee member for the ISEUD 2015
2015 Co-organiser for the ICSE Workshop ‘Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering’
2014 Co-organiser of the workshop ‘Participation for Development’ at the PDC 2014
2014 Programming committee member for the PDC 2014, Windhoek, Namibia.
2014 Co-organiser and co-teacher for the ICSE- tutorial on‘How Software Engineering Research can benefit from Ethnographic Methods’
2013 Co-organiser for the ICSE Workshop ‘Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering’ 2013.
2013 General Chair for the 4th International Symposium for End-User Development.
2012 PC member for the Paticipatory Design Conference 2012.
2012 Co-organiser and co-teacher for the ICSE- tutorial on ‘Using Ethnographic methods in Software Engineering Research’.
2012 Co-organiser for the ICSE Workshop ‘Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering’ 2012.

2011

Program co-chair for the 3rd International Symposium for End-User Development, 2011 Bari, Italy.

2011

Co-organiser for the ICSE Workshop ‘Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering’ 2011.

2011

Program committee member of the Agile 2011.

2010

Co-organiser for the IASESE summer school on ‘Using Ethnographic Methods in Empirical Software Engineering Research.’

2010

Co-organisor of an ICSE 2010 Tutorial on Ethnography in Software Engineering Research

2010

Co-organisor of the ICSE workshop CHASE 2010

2010

Program committee member for the PDC 2010

2010

Program committee member for the COOP 2010

2009

Guest editor for a special issue of the Journal for Computer Supported Cooperative Work on ‘Softwere Engineering as Cooperative Work’ together with Janice Singer, National Research Council Canada, Dave Randall, Manchester University, and Brian Fitzgerald, Lero, Ireland.

2008

Program committee member for the PDC2008.

2008

Co-organiser for the ICSE 2008 Workshop ‘Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering.

2008

Program committee member for an ICSE 2008 Workshop ‘End User Software Engineering’.

2007

Program committee member of the GROUP 2007 conference.

2007

Guest editor for a special issue on ‘Qualitative Software Engineering Research’ of the journal Information and Software Technology together with Janice Singer, National Research Council Canada, Bjørnar Tessem, University of Bergen, Norway, and Michael John, Fraunhofer Institute Berlin, Germany.

2006

Program committee member for the ICSE 2007, experience track.

2006

Organisation and program chair for the IRIS 29 in Helsingør.

2005

program committee member for the Århus Conference on Critical Computing, August 20th -24th 2005 in Århus, Denmark

program committee member for the workshop on Human and Social Factors in Software Engineering at the ICSE 2005, May 16th, St. Louis, Missouri USA

2004

program committee member Participatory Design Conference, July 2004 in Toronto; arts and exhibitions chair together with Prof. L. Lievrouw, Deptm. of Information Studies, UCLA.

Fall 03

member of the 'elektorsförsamling för vetenskapsrådet för det naturvetenskapligt-teknikvetenskapliga området' in Sweden.

September 2003

Tailoring Co-operation. Workshop at the ECSCW2003, Helsinki, September 14-18, 2003. (Yvonne Dittrich, Anders Mørch, & Volker Wulf).

2003

Member or the Department Board at the Department of Software Engineering and Computer Science, BTH

2002

Program and organisation committee member for the Participatory Design Conference 2002, June 23rd-25th, Malmö, Sweden.

Jan 99 - Dec 00 

study manager for the Computer Science part of the interdisciplinary master program ‘People, Computer, and Work’ (50% Computer Science, 50% Human Work Science), Blekinge Institute of Technology, member of the education committee for that program.

September 99 

organization of a Dagstuhl Seminar ‘Social Thinking-Software Practice’ together with Christiane Floyd (Hamburg), Nimal Jayaratna (Perth, Australia), Finn Kensing (Copenhagn), Ralf Klischewski (Hamburg).

during 
Ph.D. studies 

women’s representative at the Department of Computer Science, Hamburg University, for three years.

September 92

organization of a Dagstuhl Seminar ‘Computer Science and Philosophy’ together with Prof. Peter Schefe (Computer Science, Hamburg) and Prof. Heiner Hastedt (Philosophy, Hamburg) 

as undergraduate   

student representative and founding member of the ‘Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Technology’ at the Technical University of Darmstadt which provides infrastructure and fun-ding for research projects around Technological Development and Technology Assessment

 

Teaching, Supervision, and Curriculum Development (Selection)

as associate professor:

PhD education

  • supervision of the PhD students Joshua Ddamba, Amanuel Zewge, Degif Teka, Johan Bolmsten (September 2015), Rosalba Giuffrida (August 2014), Lene Pries Heje (April 2009), Sebastien Vaucouleur (October 2009), and Haptaichanok Unphon (January 2010)
  • Tutorial ‘How Software Engineering Research can benefit from Ethnographic Methods’ at the International Conference on Software Engineering 2014 in Hyderabad, India, , together with H. Sharp, C de Souza..
  • Tutorial ‘Using Ethnographic methods in Software Engineering Research’ at the International Conference on Software Engineering 2012 in Zürich, Switzerland, together with H. Sharp, C de Souza.
  • Invited professor for the International Doctoral Colloquium on Practice-Based Studies "Practicing Technologies" Trento, May 23rd-25th 2011(together with Pelle Ehn and David Hakken
  • IASESE summer school on ‘Using Ethnographic Methods in Empirical Software Engineering Research.’ Bolzano 2010, together with H. Sharp, C de Souza, J. Ferreira.
  • Tutorial on ‘Ethnography in Software Engineering research’ at the ICSE 2010, Cape Town, South Afric, together with H. Sharp, C de Souzaa.
  • development and teaching of PhD courses on 'Desing and Techniques to make Software Adaptable' (together with K. Østerbye, Spring 2004), 'Computing between Science, Engineering and the Humanities' (together with Chr. Floyd. Spring 2005), 'Models and Modelling in Design, Implementation and Use of Software' (Spring 2006), 'Empirical Research in Software Engineering' (Fall 2006), 'Analysis of Qualitative Empirical Field Material' (Fall 2007)

MSc level

  • Software Engineering and Software Qualities, IT University of Copenhagen (Fall 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Advanced Software Engineering, IT University of Copenhagen (Spring 2008, 2010, 2011,2012, 2013, 2015)
  • Head of he Diploma program and the Master in Software Konstruction of the part time studies of the IT University.
  • Organisational Knowledge Management, World Maritime University, Malmö Sweden (Fall 2011)
  • Advanced Software Engineering, IT University of Copenhagen (Spring 2008, 2010, 2011,2012, 2013)
  • Advanced Topics in Software Engineering, University in Bergen (Fall 2006)
  • Introduction to Process and Data Modelling, IT University of Copenhagen (Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2008, Fall 2009)
  • Advanced Project Management and Software Engineering, IT University of Copenhagen (Fall 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2007)
  • ‘Software Engineering’, IT-University of Copenhagen (Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Spring 2005)
  • supervision of projects and master theses in the different programs at the IT-University in Copenhagen
as assistant professor:

PhD education

  • supervision of the Ph.D. students Jeanette Eriksson (until licentiate, PhD March 14, 2008) and Kari Rönkkö (June 2005)
  • development of Ph.D. courses ‘Software Development as Work’, 'Representations in Software Development’ and ‘Design in Use, Tailoring and Flexible Systems’
  • development of an interdisciplinary Ph.D. course on ‘Accountability’ together with Dr. Sara Eriksén, Department of Human Work Science and Media Technology.

MSc and BSc level

  • overall development of the computer science part of the Master program ‘People, Computer and Work’ (50% Computer Science, 50% Human Work Science)
  • development and teaching of a fourth year course ‘Development of People, Computer, and Work Systems’
  • development of and teaching of a third year course ‘Participatory and Evolutionary Software Development’
  • development and teaching of a second year project course ‘Work Practice, Design, and Development of Software’
  • supervision of ca. 7 Master Theses and 10 Bachelor Theses
as a teaching assistant:
  • tutorials in first year courses in computer science (functional programming, imperative programming, algorithms, search strategies, algebraic and abstract datatypes, object concept, modul concept.)
  • proseminar ‘Computer Science and Society – A Philosophically Oriented Approach’
  • proseminar ‘Symbolic Machines – Why do we call a Programming Language a Language?’
  • project and seminar ‘Software Development and Language’ together with Prof. Christiane Floyd
as a student tutor:
  • proseminars ‘Formation of Pedagogic Concepts’ at the Institute of Pedagogics at the Technical University of Darmstadt
  • practical course in digital electronics at the Department of Computer Science at the Technical University of Darmstadt

 

Publications

See also my Google Scholar profile
2015
  • J. Bolmsten, Y. Dittrich Organisational IT managed from the shop floor – Developing Participatory Design on the organisational arena. In: V. Wulf, D. Randall, K. Schmidt (eds) Designing Socially Embedded Technologies in the Real-World. Springer, London, 2015 in press.
  • Y. Dittrich What Does it Mean to Use a Method? Towards a Practice Theory for Software Engineering. Accepted for Information and Software Technology.
  • A. Zewge, Y. Dittrich, R. Bekele Adapting Participatory IT Design to Ethiopian Context. IEEE Africon Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2015
  • Y. Dittrich Software product eco-system - Why should participatory design care. Keynote abstract. In: H. Oinas-Kukkonen, N. Iivari, K. Kuutti, M. Rajanen Proceedings of the Scandinavian Conference on Information Systems Oulu, Finnland, August 9-12, 2015.
  • J. Ddamba, Y. Dittrich Data for Participation and Participation as Data: Supporting Incremental Participatory Decision-Making in Urban Planning. IRIS 38, Oulu, Finnland, August 9-12, 2015.
  • A. Begel, R. Prikladnicki, Y. Dittrich, C. R. B. de Souza, A. Sarma, S. Athavale Workshop Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE 2015), ICSE 2015, Florence, Italy.
  • R. Giuffrida, Y. Dittrich A conceptual framework to study the role of communication through social software for coordination in globally-distributed software teams. Information and Software Technology 2015, 63(7), 11–30.
  • L. Plonka, H. Sharp, J. Van der Linden, Y. Dittrich Knowledge Transfer in Pair Programming: An In-depth Analysis. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 2015, 73(1), 66-78.
2014
  • C. Ardito, P. Buono, D. Caivano, M.F. Costabile, R. Lanzilotti, Y. Dittrich, Human-Centered Design in Industry: Lessons from the Trenches," IEEE Computer, 2014, 47(12), 86-89.
  • Y. Dittrich Software Engineering Beyond the Project. Sustaining Software Ecosystems. Journal for Information and Software Technology 2014, 56 (11), 1436–1456.
  • A. Zewge, Y. Dittrich, R. Bekele. Software designing methodology for ICT4D domain. In: Proceedings of the 13th Participatory Design Conference: Short Papers, Industry Cases, Workshop Descriptions, Doctoral Consortium papers, and Keynote abstracts - Volume 2 (PDC '14), Vol. 2. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 237-241.
  • Y. Dittrich, R. De La Harpe, M. Korpela, G. Macueve, R. Bekele, J. Kaasbøll Participation for Development. Workshop at the Participatory Design Conference 2014, Windhoek, Namibia.
  • A. Zewge, Y. Dittrich, R. Bekele Providing Market Information for Ethiopian Farmers. Extending Participatory Design. Position Paper fort he Workshop Participation for Development at the Participatory Design Conference 2014, Windhoek, Namibia.
  • C. Bossen, P. Ehn, H. Karasti, C. Di Salvo, A. Clement, V. Pipek, Y. Dittrich Infrastructuring, collaboration and evolving socio-material practices of changing our world. Workshop at the Participatory Design Conference 2014, Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Y. Dittrich, S. Eriksén, B. Wessles Learning through Situated Innovation – Why the Specific is Crucial for Participatory Design Research. Accepted for Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems 2014.
  • R. Giuffrida, Y. Dittrich How social software supports cooperative practices in a globally distributed software project. Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineerin, IEEE 2014. pp. 24-31.
2013
  • T. Bratteteig, K. Bødker, Y. Dittrich, P. Mogensen, J. Simonsen Organizing principles and general guidelines for Participatory Design projects. In: T. Robertson, J. Simonsen Handbook of Participatory Design. Routledge 2013.
  • R. Prikladnicki, Y. Dittrich, H. Sharp, C. De Souza, M. Cataldo, R. Hoda Cooperative and human aspects of software engineering: CHASE 2013. SIGSOFT Softw. Eng. Notes 38, 5 (August 2013), 34-37.
  • R. Giuffrida, Y. Dittrich Empirical Studies on the Use of Social Software in Global Software Development-a Systematic Mapping Study. Information and Software Technology, 2013.
  • Y. Dittrich, M. Burnett, A. Mørch, D. Redmiles. End-User Development 2013, Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium, IS-EUD, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10-13. Springer, LNCS 7897.
2012
  • B. Wessels, Y. Dittrich, A. Ekelin, S. Eriksén. Creating Synergies Between Participatory Design of E-Services and Collaborative Planning. International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR) 1, no. 3 (2012): 1-16.
  • S. Valtolina, B. R. Barricelli, Y. Dittrich. Participatory knowledge-management design: A semiotic approach. Journal of Visual Languages & Computing (2011).
  • C. Wohlin, A. Aurum, L. Angelis, L. Phillips, Y. Dittrich, T. Gorschek, H. Grahn et al. The Success Factors Powering Industry-Academia Collaboration. Software, IEEE 29, no. 2 (2012): 67-73.
  • T.A. Gonsalves, Y. Dittrich, L. Vaidyanathan, A. Jhunjhunwala Prototyping Socio-Technical Systems for Banking Services for Rural India. Learning from Marginalized Users: Reciprocity in HCI4D, Workshop at the CSCW conference 2012, Seattle Washington.
2011
  • Y. Dittrich, R. Giuffrida Exploring the Role of Instant Messaging in a Global Software Development Project. IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE2011), Helsinki, Finland, August 15-18, 2011.
  • J. Bolmsten, Y. Dittrich Infrastructuring when You Don’t. End-User Development and Organizational Infrastructure. In: M. F. Costabile, Y. Dittrich, G. Fischer, A. Piccinno End-User Development 2011, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium, IS-EUD, Torre Canne, Italy, June 7-10. Springer, LNCS 6654.
  • Y. Dittrich, P. Madsen, R. Rasmussen Really Simple Mash-Ups. In: M. F. Costabile, Y. Dittrich, G. Fischer, A. Piccinno End-User Development 2011, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium, IS-EUD, Torre Canne, Italy, June 7-10. Springer, LNCS 6654.
  • M. F. Costabile, Y. Dittrich, G. Fischer, A. Piccinno. End-User Development 2011, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium, IS-EUD, Torre Canne, Italy, June 7-10. Springer, LNCS 6654.
  • M. Cataldo, C. De Souza, Y. Dittrich,R. Hoda, H. C. Sharp (eds.) Proceedings of the 2011 ICSE Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE 2011). IEEE 2011
2010
  • H. Unphon, Y. Dittrich Architecture Awareness in Long-Term Software Product Evolution. Journal for Systems and Software, Online first. July 2010.
  • Y. Dittrich, H. Sharp, H. Winshiers Theophilus, C. De Souza, M. Korpela, J. Singer. . Cooperative and human aspects of software engineering: CHASE 2010. SIGSOFT Softw. Eng. Notes 35, 5 (October 2010), 27-29.
  • Y. Dittrich, C. De Souza, M. Korpela, H. C. Sharp, J. Singer, H. Winshchiers-Theophilus (eds.) Proceedings of the 2010 ICSE Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering. IEEE 2010
  • H. Sharp, C. deSouza, Y. Dittrich. Using ethnographic methods in software engineering research. In Proceedings of the 32nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering - Volume 2 (ICSE '10), Vol. 2. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 491-492.
  • R. Guiffrida, Y. Dittrich Social Software in Global Software Development. Note published in: Y. Dittrich et al. Proc. of the CHASE 2010, IEEE 2010
2009
  • L. Pries-Heje, Y. Dittrich ERP implementation as design : Looking at PD for means to facilitate knowledge integration. Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems. 2009.
  • Y. Dittrich, D. Randall, J. Singer (eds.) Special Issue on Software Development as Cooperative Work. Computer Supported Cooperative Work, vol 18, no 5-6, (Dec 2009).
  • Y. Dittrich, D. Randall, J. Singer Software Engineering as Cooperative Work. Editorial. Computer Supported Cooperative Work vol 18, no 5-6, (Dec 2009), p. 393-399.
  • Y. Dittrich, S. Vaucouleur, S. Giff ERP Customization as Software Engineering: Knowledge Sharing and Cooperation. Software, IEEE , vol.26, no.6, pp.41-47, Nov.-Dec. 2009.
  • Y. Dittrich, S. Eriksén, B. Wessels From Knowledge Transfer to Situated innovation. Cultivating spaces for co-operation in innovation and design between academics, user groups and ICT providers. Technical Report Nr. 2009:01, Belkinge Institute of Technology.
  • Y. Dittrich Understanding Software Engineering as Situated Practice. What we can learn from qualitative research. Position paper for the Workshop of Qualitative Research Methods in SE, Vancouver May 18th, 2009.
  • J. Singer, H. Sharp, Y. Dittrich, C. de Souza Proceedings of the ICSE Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering CHASE '09, Vancouver May 17 2009, IEEE.
  • H. Unphon, Y. Dittrich, A. Hubaux Taking care for cooperation when evolving embedded systems: The Plone meeting case. Proceedings of the Workshop Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering, ICSE 2009, Mai 17th, 2009.
  • J. Eriksson, Y. Dittrich Achieving sustainable tailorable software systems by collaboration between end-users and developers. In: S. Clarke (ed.) Evolutionary concepts in end user productivity and performance: Application for organizational progress. Igi Global 2009.
2008
  • J. Bolmsten, Y. Dittrich, T Nakazawa Teaching information communication technology and its development to maritime education professionals. Common Seas, Common Shores: The New Maritime Community. Proceedings of The 9th Annual General Assembly, International Association of Maritime Universities, San Francisco, California USA October 19-22, 2008, p. 41-57
  • K. Rönkkö, M. Hellman, Y. Dittrich PD Method and Socio-Political Context of the Development Organisation. Accepted for the Participatory Design Conference 2008, Indiana, US, October 1-4, 2008.
  • Y. Dittrich, S. Vaucouleur Practices around Customization of Standard Systems. Proceedings of the Workshop Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering, ICSE 2008, Mai 12th, 2008.
  • Y. Dittrich, K. Rönkkö, J. Eriksson, C. Hansson, O. Lindeberg Co-operative Method Development - Combining qualitative empirical research with method, technique and process improvement. Journal for Empirical Software Engineering 13 (2008), 231-260.
  • Y. Dittrich, S. Vaucouleur Customization and Upgrade of ERP systems. An empirical Perspective. Technical Report. IT University of Copenhagen. TR-2008-105. March 2008.
  • H. Unphon, Y. Dittrich Organisation Matters: How the organisation of software development influences the development of a product line architecture. Proceedings of IASTED Software Engineering Conference, Innsbruck, Austria, February 12-14, 2008.
2007
  • Y. Dittrich Rethinking the Software Life Cycle: About the Interlace of Different Design and Development Activities. Position Paper for the Dagstuhl Seminar 07081 End User Software Engineering, February 18th-23rd 2007, Dagstuhl Germany.
  • J. Eriksson, Y. Dittrich Combining Tailoring and Evolutionary Software Development for Rapidly Changing Business Systems. Journal of Organizational and End-User Computing 19 (2), 47-64, 2007
  • Y. Dittrich, M. John, J. Singer, B. Tessem Editorial for the Special Issue on Qualitative Software Engineering Research. Information and Software Technology 49 (2007), 531-539.
  • Y. Dittrich, M. John, J. Singer, B. Tessem (eds.) Special Issue on Qualitative Software Engineering Research. Information and Software Technology 49 (2007).
2006
  • C. Hansson, Y. Dittrich, B. Gustafsson, S.Zarnak How Agile are Industrial Software Development Practices? Journal of Systems and Software 79 (2006) 1295-1311.
  • Y. Dittrich, L. Pries Heje ERP Systems meet Participatory Design. Socio-Technical Design as a Common Issue? IRIS 29, Helsingør, Denmark, August 12-15, 2006.
  • Y. Dittrich, O. Lindeberg, L. Lundberg End-User Development as Adaptive Maintenance. Two Cases. In: V. Wulf, H. Lieberman, F. Paternó (eds.) End User Development: Empowering people to flexibly employ advanced information and communication technology. Springer 2006.
  • Y. Dittrich Researching the Social Side of Software Engineering. Upgrade - The European Journal for the Informatics Professional Vol. 7 (1). Special Issue on "Key Success Factors in Software Engineering", February 2006
  • C. Hansson, Y. Dittrich, D. Randall How to Include Users in the Development of Off-the-Shelf Software: A Case for Comple-menting Participatory Design with Agile Development. In: Proceedings of the Hawaiin International Conference on System Sciences (HICCS), January 4-7th 2006.
2005
  • K. Rönkkö, Y. Dittrich, D. Randall When Plans do not Work Out: How Plans are Used in Software Development Projects To be published in JCSCW 14(5), 2005.
  • Y. Dittrich, J. Pries Heje, K. Hjort Madsen Transforming Government and IT, Targeting Agile. Business Agility and IT Diffusion IFIP 8.6, May 8 - May 11, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2005.
  • Y. Dittrich, K. Rönkkö, O. Lindeberg, J. Ericksson, C. Hansson Cooperative Method Development Revisited. Workshop on Human and Social Factors in Software Engineering (HSSE) at the ICSE Conference, May 16th, St. Louis, Missouri USA, 2005.
  • K. Jelling Kristoffersen, Y. Dittrich Expanding Database Systems into self–verifying Entities. proceedings of the Third Worksop om Modelling, Simulation, verification and Validation of Enterprise Information Systems, MSVVEIS 05, held in Miami, Florida, USA, May 24th, 2005.
2004
  • K. Rönkkö, B. Kilander, M. Hellman, Y. Dittrich Personas is not Applicable: Local Remedies Interpreted in a Wider Context. Proceedings of the Participatory Design Conference PDC 2004, Toronto, Juli 27 - 31, 2004.
  • A. Ekelin, P. Elovaara, S. Eriksén, C. Hansson, Y. Dittrich, S. Landén, A. Larsson, I. Olén and J. Winter: A Small Project about Big Issues. Short paper. Proceedings of the Participatory Design Conference PDC2004, Toronto, Kanada, Juli 27-31, 2004.
  • Y. Dittrich, O. Lindeberg How use-orientated development can take place. Information and Software Technology 46(2004), 603-617.
  • A. I. Mørch, G. Stevens, M. Won, M. Klann, Y. Dittrich, V. Wulf Component-Based Technologies for End-User Development. Communications of the ACM, Vol. 47, No. 9 (2004), pp. 59-62.
  • Y. Dittrich How to Make Use of Rea. Questions from CSCW and HCI when operationalizing the REA ontology. Position paper for the First International REA Technology Workshop, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 22-24, 2004.
  • C. Hansson, Y. Dittrich, D. Randall Agile Processes Enhancing User Participation for Small Providers of Off-the-Shelf Software. In Extreme Programming and Agile Processes in Software Engineering. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference, XP 2004, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, June 6-10, 2004.
  • S. Eriksén, S., A. Ekelin, P. Elovaara, Y. Dittrich, C. Hansson and J. Winter: What have we learned from the TANGO Arena for Regional Cooperation around EGovernment in Southern Sweden? Work-in-progress paper at the first Skandinavian workshop on e-government, Örebro, February 23-24, 2004.
2003
  • Y. Dittrich: Steps in a Dance. 'Softwaretechnik im Kontext - Schritte und Spuren' University of Hamburg. In: Bleek, Wolf Gideon (ed.) Softwaretechnik im Kontext - Schritte und Spuren:  Dokumentation des Festkolloquiums vom 20. Juni 2003, pp. 35-43. Department for Informatics, Hamburg University. (Fachbereichsberichte B256)
  • Y. Dittrich, L. Lundberg, O. Lindeberg Software engineering for end-users? Position Paper for the Workshop on 'Software Engineering Issues of End-User Development' at the International Symposium on End User Development, Schloss Birlinghoven, Sankt Augustin (Bonn), Germany, October 6-7, 2003. Y. Dittrich, A. Mørch, V. Wulf: Tailoring Co-operation. Workshop at the ECSCW2003, Helsinki, September 14-18, 2003. Proceedings. Blekinge Institute of Technology, Technical Report 2003:04.
  • Y. Dittrich: We are not yet there! in debate with Eevi Beck's 'P for Political'. Debate article. Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems, 2003, 15:91-94.
  • O. Lindeberg, Y.Dittrich Tailoring and Flexibility as Challenges for Design. In: Y. Dittrich, A. Mørch, V. Wulf: Tailoring Co-operation. Workshop at the ECSCW2003, Helsinki, September 14-18, 2003. Proceedings. Blekinge Institute of Technology, Technical Report 2003:04.
  • Y. Dittrich, A. Mørch, V. Wulf: Tailoring Co-operation. Creating a research agenda for tailorable systems in Cooperative Work. Workshop proposal for the ECSCW2003, Helsinki, September 14-18, 2003. 
  • S. Eriksén, Y. Dittrich, M. Fiedler, M. Aurell: It Takes More Than Two... Developing a TANGO-Arena for Regional Cooperation around E-government. EGOV03 - From E-Government to E-Governance, Prague 1-5 september 2003. 
  • M. Fiedler, Y. Dittrich, A. Ekelin, S. Eriksén: E-Government as Co-Construction. Networks, Accountability, and Working Relations of Technology Production and Use. IRIS 26, Porvoo, Finland 9-12 augusti 2003.
  • C. Hansson, Y. Dittrich, D. Randall: "The development is driven by our users, not by ourselves" - Including users in the development of an off-the-shelf software. IRIS 26, Porvoo, Finland 9-12 augusti 2003.
  • Y. Dittrich, S. Eriksén, A. Ekelin, P. Elovaara, C. Hansson: Making E-Government Happen Everyday co-development of services, citizenship and technology. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 36, January 6-9, 2003.
  • Y. Dittrich, O. Lindeberg: Designing for Changing Work and Business Practices. In: N. Patel: Adaptive Evolutionary Information Systems. Idea group Inc. 2003.
2002
  • K. Rönkkö, O. Lindeberg, Y. Dittrich: "Bad Practice" or "Bad Methods" – Are Software Engineering and Ethnographic Discourses Incompatible? Proceedings 1st International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering (ISESE'02), pp. 204-210, Nara, Japan, October 2002.
  • O. Lindeberg, J. Eriksson, Y. Dittrich Using Metaobject Protocol to Implement Tailoring. Possibilities and Problems. In: Proceedings of the 6th World Conference on Integrated Design & Process Technology 2002.
  • Y. Dittrich, S. Eriksén, C. Hansson: PD in the Wild: Evolving Practices of Design in Use. In: T. Binder, J. Gregory, I. Wagner: Proceedings of the PDC 2002, Malmö, Sweden.
  • M. Marchese, G. Jacucci, M. Martin, B. Wessels, Y. Dittrich, S. Eriksén A participatory design approach for the development of environments in eGoverment services to citizens. Work in Progress report. In: T. Binder, J. Gregory, I. Wagner: Proceedings of the PDC 2002, Malmö, Sweden.
  • Y. Dittrich Doing Empirical Research in Software Engineering – finding a path between understanding, intervention and software development. In: Y. Dittrich, Chr. Floyd, R. Klischewski (eds.) Social thinking – Software practice. MIT Press: 2002.
  • Y. Dittrich, Chr. Floyd, R. Klischewski (eds.) Social thinking – Software practice. MIT Press: 2002.
2001
  • Y. Dittrich Anwendungsorientierung und Empirische Forschung in der Softwaretechnik. Schritte zu einer kooperativen Methodenentwicklung. Invited presentation at the international Workshop of the DFG-research group Neue Medien im Alltag ‘Software Engineering meets Practice’, Chemnitz Oct. 31st – Nov. 1st, 2001. In: A. Sieber, W. Dilger Theorie und Praxis des Software Engineering. Chemnitzer Informatik-Berichte CSR-02-01, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Fakultät fuer Informatik.
  • Y. Dittrich, O. Lindeberg Can Software Development be too Use Oriented? Going Native as an issue in Participatory Design. In: S. Bjoernestad, R. E. Moe, A. I. Moerch, and A. L. Opdahl (eds.) Proceedings of the 24th Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia, Ulvik in Hardanger, Norway, 11th-14th August 2001. University of Bergen, Department of Information Science 2001
  • Y. Dittrich, O. Lindeberg, I. Ludvigsson, L. Lundberg, B. Wessman, W. Diestelkamp, M. Tillman Design for Change. Research Report 2001, ISSN: 1103-1581.
1999
  • C. Johansson, Y. Dittrich, A. Juustila Software Engineering Across Boundaries – Student Project in Distributed Collaboration. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, Dec. 1999.
  • Y. Dittrich, C. Floyd, N. Jayaratna, F. Kensing, R. Klischewski (eds.) Social Thinking Software Practice. Dagstuhl-Seminar-Report; 250 05-09.1999-10.09.1999(99361).
  • Y. Dittrich, K. Rönkkö Talking Design - Co-Construction and the Use of Representations in Software Development. Proceedings of the IRIS 22, 7-10 August 1999 Keuruu, Finland.
  • Y. Dittrich Culture, History, and Accommodating Technology. Position paper for the ‘Workshop on Community Knowledge’ at the ECSCW 99 conference in Copenhagen September 13th 1999.
  • Y. Dittrich Meeting the Dialogue Projects. Evaluative text about the results of the Dialogue Project in Bologna, Italy, Ronneby, Sweden, and London Borough of Lewisham, England, supported by EC, May 16th 1999. (http://www.ronneby.se/dialogue/dgieng.htm).
  • Y. Dittrich Shopping Web-shopping Web-shop Web-selling Selling. Teaching Software Development together with Work Practice Studies. Proceedings of the IRIS 22, 7-10 August 1999 Keuruu, Finland.
1998
  • Y. Dittrich Developing a Language for Participation. Project language as a Meeting Place for Users and Developers in Participatory Software Development. Technical Report,University of Karlskrona Ronneby 1998.
  • Y. Dittrich How to make sense of software – Interpretability as an issue in design. Technical Report, University of Karlskrona Ronneby 1998.
1997
  • Y. Dittrich Computer Anwendungen und sprachlicher Kontext. Zu den Wechselwirkungen zwischen normaler und formaler Sprache bei Einsatz und Entwicklung von Software, Frankfurt 1997.
  • Y. Dittrich Virtualität: Alt oder Neu? Thesenpapier zur 17. Arbeitstagung ‘Mensch Machine Kommunikation‘ 1997.
1996
  • Y. Dittrich, J. Heybrock, S. Knickel, A. Löffler & P. v. Savigny. Einsatz des World Wide Web zur Unterstützung asynchroner Zusammenarbeit im Softwareentwicklungs-projekten. (Using the World Wide Web to support asynchronous collaboration in software development projects) in: H. Krcmar, H. Lewe, G. Schwabe (eds..): Herausforderung Telekooperation, Berlin 1996.
  • Y. Dittrich, Chr. Floyd. Striving for Scientific Discourse on Information Systems Development. Accounting, Management & Information Technologies 6(1/2), pp 71-76, 1996.
1995
  • Y. Dittrich, C. Lilienthal Designing a help tool for transparency - a language based approach. Poster at the conference ‘Computer in Context – Joining Forces in Design’, Århus 1995.

1994
  • Y. Dittrich Der elektronische Text oder wenn man Informationssysteme als ablauffähige formalsprachliche Gliederung von Realität betrachtet. In: U. Schwolle, R. Keil-Slawik (eds.) Die Zukunft von Lesen und Schreiben. Abschlussbericht der 14. Arbeitstagung ‘Mensch-Maschine-Kommunikation’ 13.-16.11.1994 in Willebadessen.
  • Y. Dittrich FiFF goes politics? Die Initiative ‘Informatik für eine lebenswerte Welt’ wird jetzt drei Jahre alt. Ein Geburtstagsinterview mit christiane Floyd und Ralf Klischewski. F!FF Kommunikation 3/1994, 45-48.
1993
  • Y. Dittrich. Informatik und Instrumentelle Vernunft. (Computer Science and Instrumental Reason) In: P. Schefe, H. Hastedt, Y. Dittrich, G. Keil (eds.) Informatik und Philosophie, Mannheim 1993.
  • P. Schefe, H. Hastedt, Y. Dittrich, G. Keil (eds.) Informatik und Philosophie, Mannheim 1993.
  • Y. Dittrich, H. Hastedt, P. Schefe (eds.) Informatik und Philosophie. Dagstuhl-Seminar-Report; 48 21.0-25.9.92 (9239).

 


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