[platform-coop-dev-kit] Co-design materials and next steps

Emma Back emma at equalcare.coop
Mon Oct 7 15:00:56 UTC 2019

Sorry Dana - only just seen this message - can we meet on our zoom in that
Zoom Join <https://zoom.us/j/4567125620>

On Mon, 7 Oct 2019 at 02:24, Ayotte, Dana <dayotte at ocadu.ca> wrote:

> Hi All,
> A reminder that we’ll meet tomorrow, Oct 7 at 8am PDT / 11am EDT / 4pm BST.
> Last time we met we used the New School’s Zoom account but I’m not sure
> they will be attending, so how about we meet on Skype?
> Emma and Kate if that works for you please send me your Skype id’s.
> Thanks!
> Dana
> On Sep 6, 2019, at 1:15 AM, Emma Back <emma at equalcare.coop> wrote:
> Hi Dana
> This is absolutely brilliant and very comprehensive, thank you. We shall
> do our reading and be in touch with a more detailed response.
> Looking forward to catching up again on the 7th and I'm hoping we'll have
> some co-design dates in by then for our care workers.
> Very best
> Emma
> On Fri, 6 Sep 2019 at 04:45, Ayotte, Dana <dayotte at ocadu.ca> wrote:
>> Dear Kate and Emma,
>> It was great to meet and talk with you last week.  Hoping this email will
>> help to clarify our objectives and define our next steps.
>> As we discussed in our meeting we think the best way we can work together
>> will be to support you in a co-design process that will help you to
>> understand and gather the needs and requirements of Equal Care coop
>> members, particularly in relation to the tool hub that we talked about. I’m
>> attaching some information related to our co-design process, though it
>> sounds like you have a lot of experience and have established your own
>> approaches. It will be great to discuss how we might be able to merge our
>> approaches and activities to best fit with your needs and context.
>> We can also support the process of researching and recommending existing
>> tools that might meet your needs, and help you to understand the technical
>> requirements for how you might integrate existing tools into your workflow.
>> In the meantime I wanted to share some of the questions we’ve been
>> grappling with in relation to the dashboard/hub and data autonomy:
>>    - How do you design metrics and data tracking in such a way that it
>>    encourages collaboration?
>>    - How do you avoid the divisive competition that often results?
>>    - How do you support challenging yourself, for example, without
>>    engendering the feeling that you are being judged (from above or by other
>>    team members)?
>>    - How do you avoid telling only the part of the story that singles
>>    people out and fails to reflect the circumstances of the anomalous numbers?
>>    - If the goal of the data monitoring is to increase efficiency, how
>>    do you avoid nudging people to bypass the “difficult” clients?
>>    - Are there ways of capturing measures, monitoring measures, and
>>    using the measures to make decisions within the workplace that don’t look
>>    and feel like the corrosive form of surveillance management we hear about
>>    in places like Amazon fulfillment?
>>    - Are there things we can design into the data system that can help
>>    to encourage collaboration and a cooperative ethos, or is that dependent on
>>    what is done with the data system and beyond our control?
>> You’ll find links and an attachment below that describe the co-design
>> approach we’ve been taking on this project. Again, these can be modified or
>> merged or ignored depending on what makes sense in your context!
>> We look forward to meeting with you again on Oct 7.  In the meantime
>> please don’t hesitate to send us any questions or concerns. And if
>> anything here doesn’t match your recollection of what we agreed to and
>> discussed on the call please let me know!
>> All the best,
>> Dana
>> The attached word doc is a rather long and detailed document that we were
>> required to prepare for our Research Ethics Board. Please focus on *Section
>> 4.0* and *Section 5.0* for information related to preparing for a
>> co-design session.
>> The following provides an *example of co-design session activities*:
>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bk8za0_Jhk499y6eZuGlWUMWddQNvvGI8FBZjZXtlFc/edit?usp=sharing
>> And *notes from our meeting*:
>> https://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Meeting+with+Equal+Care+Coop+August+29%2C+2019
>> <https://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Meeting+with+Equal+Care+Coop+August+29,+2019>
> --
> Emma Back
> 07983 391318
> Founder
> Equal Care Co-op
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Emma Back
07983 391318
Equal Care Co-op

Find us at our website <http://www.equalcare.coop> and on Twitter
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