TOWARD A COMPREHENSIVE DEFINITION OF THE NON-USER

L. Augustin, B. Kokoschko, M. Wiesner, M. Schabacker
2020 Proceedings of the Design Society: DESIGN Conference  
AbstractThe user has been very well defined over the last decades. With human-centered design becoming more widely applied within various industries, the user's needs are being taken into account more than ever. What is often overlooked is the user's counterpart: the non-user. Integrating the non-user into modern development projects provides great additional value. This paper is compiling current definitions in order to analyse them within the context of product development and to make a
more » ... and to make a contribution toward a comprehensive definition of the non-user that can be applied to various disciplines.
doi:10.1017/dsd.2020.124 fatcat:rbfauz5gibaulc7uphv6wsikvq