As design technology becomes more and more integrated with the practitioners who are using it, what is the impact on business and specifically, the traditional design technology group? Each firm structures its organization differently depending on the industry, project need, funding models, and a host of other items. This roundtable session will encourage discussion about different approaches and strategies for organizing, structuring, and funding these groups and functions, as well as about how they impact the project, the firm, and cultural and social issues.
- Recognize the difference between information technology and design technology
- Identify different ideologies for forming and funding design technology groups
- Develop strategies to apply design technology organizational structures to an organization
- List the design technologist's different areas of responsibility