Play up, play up and play the game.

McEwan, Tom (2009) Play up, play up and play the game. Interfaces (79). p. 7. ISSN 1351-119X

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    The rules of the game are changing – we now have rules! In many walks of life, competency frameworks are emerging to define and compare roles (meeting legal requirements such as gender pay equality), and individuals are to be benchmarked against roles. All of which may sound a bit mechanistic and reductionist to the HCI community, but
    these are the rules of the game now, for anyone wanting to make a living and find career fulfilment in a globalised world. HCI professionals are not exempt.

    Item Type: Article
    Print ISSN: 1351-119X
    Additional Information: Freely available at
    Uncontrolled Keywords: HCI professionals; competency frameworks; role comparison; usability;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Item ID: 3697
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2010 14:15
    Last Modified: 11 Jan 2013 14:59

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