Working in design and communication since 2003, she has the opportunity to experience a variety of design contexts and challenges and develop a personal multifaceted approach to design and design research.
Organizations based upon DiDIY, characterized by a creative and innovative approach, will transform managers’ role both on the hard skills and the soft ones.
This is one of the roles that will be more affected by the DiDIY phenomenon. Most of the typical union themes are obsolete. For example: physical protection, roles and career definition, training and development plans, alienation, depersonalization stress, repetitiveness of actions, working time, control, collective representation.
Since the content of the professional activity is undergoing radical changes, so the Union Representative role must change. The DiDIY project addresses this issue and attempts to provide guidelines to answer to several questions:
These six videos explore the culture and ethos of Digital DIY. Each video looks at a key aspect that emerged during the case study research, in terms of broad social impact and through the first-hand accounts of leading voices within the field. Interviewees were chosen to represent a cross-section of makers, innovators, entrepreneurs who are closely involved with DiDIY activities, creativity and creative platforms, both online and offline. The videos aim to provide insight and understanding of this emerging sector from the viewpoint of participants.
This document presents (also in response of a specific request of the Project reviewers, whom we thank for this) a structured list of definitions of concepts relevant to the basic aspects of the phenomenon of Digital Do It Yourself. A PDF version is available here.
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Digital Do It Yourself (DiDIY) is a more and more important socio-technological phenomenon in which the widespread, continuously growing availability of digital manufacturing devices, and of the related knowledge and data through open online communities makes new opportunities and threats emerge, affecting not only individuals but also local communities.