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  • Kotze, P; Purgathofer, P (2009)
    This paper discusses a framework for design exercises for interaction design and HCI based on two theoretical frameworks and a set of knowledge transformers. The model scope design exercises on a continuum ranging from ...
  • Gelderblom, H; Kotze, P (South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT), 2008-10)
    The majority of guidelines and principles for design of technology are aimed at products for adults. The limited guidelines available for design of young children’s technology do not focus sufficiently on age-related ...
  • Kotze, P; Renaud, K (Springer-verlag, 2008)
    It is important, for our credibility as user interface designers and educators, that we practice what we preach. Many system designers and programmers remain sceptical about the need for user-centred design. To win them ...
  • Jacobs, D; Kotze, P; Van der Merwe, A; Gerber, A (2011-05)
    A key constraint for growing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is the business skills required to grow the enterprises through the stages of transformation. Criticism against growth stage models for SMEs is of concern, ...
  • Smuts, H; Loock, M; Van Der Merwe, A; Kotze, P (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2009-10)
    Knowledge assets are of far greater value than any tangible asset and provide organisations with the basis for creating a sustainable competitive advantage. The nature of knowledge and knowledge management have given rise ...
  • Wong, W; Kotze, P; Read, J; Bannon, L; Hvannberg, E (2009)
    This paper describes the key lessons from an earlier HCI Educators’ conference, held in Limerick in 2006, the outcomes of which led to the theme of HCIEd 2007 – Creativity: Experiencing to Educate and Design. The paper ...
  • Van Der Merwe, A; Kotze, P; Gerber, A (2007-10)
    The identification of process model structures is usually complex and costly. If these structures can be reused across boundaries, this could not only benefit the internal structure of one application domain, but could ...
  • Smith, Adrew C; Kotze, P (The authors, 2010-05)
    In this paper the authors are interested in determining if there is indeed an opportunity to use existing traditional African artefacts as tangible programming elements in computing systems. Research to date has focussed ...
  • Greeff, M; Kotze, P (2007-07)
    Disabled persons are experiencing additional difficulties when interacting with systems, applications or devices and also have their own unique requirements that enable them to use a system. If the design of the system ...
  • Greeff, M; Kotze, P (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2009-10)
    This paper introduces a methodology to improve the accessibility of websites with the use of free so-called automatic tools. The methodology has three iterative phases, namely assessing a website against accessibility ...
  • De Vries, M; Van der Merwe, A; Kotze, P; Gerber, A (IEEE, 2011-12)
    Staying competitive in the 21st century requires enterprise unity and integration, allowing for agility to accommodate swift changes in strategy as markets evolve and new opportunities emerge. The foundation for execution ...
  • Adebesin, F; Kotze, P; Ritz, D; Foster, R; Van Greunen, D (IST Africa, 2014-05)
    There is growing concern over the fragmentation and inability of healthcare information systems (e-health systems) to exchange pertinent healthcare information that can empower healthcare professionals to make informed ...
  • Van Biljon, J; Kotze, P; Renaud, K (CHISIG & Author, 2008-12)
    This paper concerns the impact of motivational factors on mobile phone use profiles and the influence thereof on the design of mobile phones. It aims to provide an alternative to the current feature driven design perspectives
  • De Vries, M; Van der Merwe, A; Gerber, A; Kotze, P (South African Institute of Industrial Engineering, 2010-10)
    To stay competitive, enterprises of today need to rely on a sound foundation for execution that incorporates the infrastructure and digitised processes for automating a company’s core capabilities. Once this foundation has ...
  • Pelser, A; Van der Merwe, A; Kotze, P (Nova Science Publishers, 2012-10)
    This chapter suggests that a socio-technical approach (STA) can support decision-making, enhance economic diversity and foster sustainable economic development within small, single-resource towns. The concept socio-technical ...
  • Adebesin, F; Foster, R; Kotze, P; Van Greunen, D (South African Computer Journal, 2013-07)
    The ability of healthcare information systems to share and exchange information (interoperate) is essential to facilitate the quality and effectiveness of healthcare services. Although standardization is considered key to ...
  • Carroll, M; Kotze, P; Van der Merwe, A (Springer Science + Business Media, 2012)
    Organisations have to adapt quickly to changes, continuously investigate innovations and be flexible in order to remain competitive. The information technology (IT) landscape has evolved to enable organisations a competitive ...
  • Van Der Merwe, A; Kotze, P (Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering, 2009-02)
    Process models are used in different application domains to capture knowledge on the process flow. Process reference models (PRM) are used to capture reusable process models, which should simplify the identification process ...
  • Gelderblom, H; Kotze, P (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2009-06)
    The existing knowledge base on child development offers a wealth of information that can be useful for the design of children’s technology. Furthermore, academic journals and conference proceedings provide us with a constant ...
  • Jacobs, D; Kotze, P; Van Der Merwe, A (2009-05)
    The enterprise architect is dependent on the functionality of the enterprise repository to define and maintain the enterprise architecture. Two of the specific functionalities are typical ‘warehouse’ related functionalities. ...