Substrate: Where Knowledge Grows

COLLABORATIVE PRODUCT INFORMATION

The technical information industry is more or less trapped in a traditional media structure, with technical writers and information architects producing static material that users are expected to consume. The problem is that today’s users are increasingly savvy with the “new media”, look for the information they need on the Internet and happily share their own expertise. This project is a collaboration between Malmö University and leading information-logistics company Sigma Kudos in reinventing the media structures of technical information.

Contact: Jonas Löwgren, Malmö University, and Niklas Malmros, Sigma Kudos

Keywords: media structure transformation, technical information, product information

Permanent project URL: http://www.mah.se/Forskning/Sok-pagaende-forskning/Substrate–Where-knowledge-grows/

Update Aug 20, 2013: Medea is no longer involved in this project, which is still running. Contact Jonas Löwgren for more information.

Find out more about this project on http://substrate.se