Transdisciplinary

The successful development of digital solutions almost always requires the cooperation of different disciplines. Designers, software developers and application specialists are necessary.

In addition, ethnographers, economists, lawyers, mathematicians and others are often needed, whereby several expertises are usually required in each discipline. Good solution design requires, for example, knowledge of good practice examples, the ability to co-create with users, user experience and accessibility expertise, a talent for durable design, heuristics for dealing with complexity, writing usable requirements specifications and ethical reflection. At the BFH Centre Digital Society, we do not rely on interfaces between disciplines, but work together freely in a transdisciplinary way. The methods used result from the practical question.

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Fertility Discrimination In Hiring: A Field Experiment

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Part-time jobs are thought to reconcile work and family obligations. However, women with a higher probability of becoming pregnant soon have…

Why interdisciplinarity is the basis for Computional Thinking

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The only living creature that can think is man. But soon computers will do the thinking for us - or will they? Alexander Repenning, professor…

“Come talk to me” – When Art meets Digitalisation

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The Mayor of Bern as a hologram? In addition to Alec von Graffenried, around 70 people participated in the participatory video installation "Come,…

How digitalisation is changing the buying process

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Thanks to the internet, consumers can now find out about products more easily and buy online as well as in traditional shops. An SNSF-funded…

Contemporary Classical Music and the Digital Transformation of Society

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Contemporary classical music is a fascinating showcase for the impact of digital transformation. Apart from that, it helps us to direct our thoughts…