IdeaWall: Mixed mode distributed collaboration in enterprise environments

Kowalkiewicz, M. (2012) IdeaWall: Mixed mode distributed collaboration in enterprise environments. In 15th International Conference on Business Information Systems, BIS 2012, Springer Verlag, pp. 132-141.

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Abstract

In early stages of design and modeling, computers and computer applications are often considered an obstacle, rather than a facilitator of the process. Most notably, brainstorms, process modeling with business experts, or development planning, are often performed by a team in front of a whiteboard. While "whiteboarding" is recognized as an effective tool, low-tech solutions that allow remote participants to contribute are still not generally available. This is a striking observation, considering that vast majority of teams in large organizations are distributed teams. And this has also been one of the key triggers behind the project described in this article, where a team of corporate researchers decided to identify state of the art technologies that could facilitate the scenario mentioned above. This paper is an account of a research project in the area of enterprise collaboration, with a strong focus on the aspects of human computer interaction in mixed mode environments, especially in areas of collaboration where computers still play a secondary role. It is describing a currently running corporate research project. © 2012 Springer-Verlag.

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ID Code: 86008
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: enterprise applications, mixed mode collaboration, mobile applications, multimodal collaboration, Computer applications, Industry, Information systems, Corporate research, Design and modeling, Development planning, Distributed collaboration, Distributed teams, Effective tool, Enterprise collaboration, Enterprise environment, Large organizations, Mixed mode, Multi-modal, Process Modeling, State-of-the-art technology, White board, Research
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30359-3_12
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Springer
Deposited On: 29 Jul 2015 07:39
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2015 03:09

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