Ethics of Information Systems Design in Humanitarian Sector: Cultivating Humanitarian values among Technologists

Kumar A, Søraker J


Zusammenfassung
Ethical considerations have been an important part of the humanitarian discourse for decades. The short paper aims to present insights from the point of view of a technology practitioner with field experience in the humanitarian sector and emphasise on the need for continued dialogue about the importance of ethics in design of appropriate technology. The paper advocates for a value sensitive design approach to information systems design and proposes the need for increasing sensitivity towards the issues in technologist working in the area and draws an outline for possible future research.

Schlüsselwörter
Applied Ethics, Computer Ethics, Humanitarian Principles, Red Cross Code of Conduct, Value Sensitive Design



Publikationstyp
Aufsatz (Konferenz)

Begutachtet
Ja

Publikationsstatus
Veröffentlicht

Jahr
2015

Konferenz
The 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management

Konferenzort
Kristiansand, Norway

Buchtitel
ISCRAM2015 Conference Proceedings - The 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management

Herausgeber
Palen L, Buscher M, Comes T, Hughes A

Sprache
Englisch

ISSN
2411-3387

ISBN
978-82-7117-788-1

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