Design for value change

Ibo van de Poel*

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In the value sensitive design (VSD) literature, there has been little attention for how values may change during the adoption and use of a sociotechnical system, and what that implies for design. A value change taxonomy is proposed, as well as a number of technical features that allow dealing with value change.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalEthics and Information Technology
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Bibliographical note

The completion of this articles was part of the project ValueChange that has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 788321.


  • Adaptability
  • Flexibility
  • Robustness
  • Value change
  • Value sensitive design
  • Values


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