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HCI Practices in the Nigerian Software Industry

Abstract : In this paper we explore the state of HCI practices in the Nigerian software industry. Our societies have evolved quickly into an information age, and the criticality of software and humans as components of socio-technical systems becomes more worthy to address. In Nigeria, the level of HCI practices is not yet known. We understand clearly, the role of software systems and services to strengthen information societies, and we decided to run a survey of the local software organizations. The results from the survey indicate some level of HCI awareness. Therefore, we conducted some semi-structured interviews in order to deepen our understanding of HCI practices in the industry. The results show there is a knowledge limit regarding HCI practices in the industry. We present a preliminary report of the results obtained from our studies of software organizations in Nigeria.
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Abiodun Ogunyemi, David Lamas, Emmanuel Adagunodo, Isaias Rosa. HCI Practices in the Nigerian Software Industry. 15th Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT), Sep 2015, Bamberg, Germany. pp.479-488, ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-22668-2_37⟩. ⟨hal-01599850⟩

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