Welcome to Tailorable blog, Robert Slagter’s personal blog on collaboration, innovation and cool stuff.
About the term tailorable:
Tailorable (/ˈteɪlərəbəl/) means being capable of being adapted to a given purpose or function. Tailorability of a system makes it possible to adapt that system if your requirements or preferences change over time, for instance because the way you work is changing. The good thing with tailorability is that, in general, you are capable of changing the system: you do not need a specialist, nor do you need to explain to another person what you want to be changed. Tailorability was a main design requirement of the groupware design I worked on during my PhD, and it remains a property I value in any system’s design.
About the author:
My name is Robert Slagter. I am senior consultant at GriDD consultancy in the Netherlands. I hold a PhD degree from Twente University based on my research into the design of tailorable groupware. My research interests currently include supporting collaboration, innovative technologies, 3D internet and social products.
More about my professional life is at LinkedIn.
Please note that the views expressed in this blog do not necessarily reflect those of my employer.