Supporting the Management of Multiple Activities in Mobile Collaborative Working Environments
Many modern working environments are characterized by the need to manage multiple activities simultaneously. This is the case for instance of hospital work, which also demands a high degree of mobility and collaboration among specialists. These working conditions have motivated us to design and implement mobileSJ, a mobile information management tool based on the concept of working spheres. The tool allows users to gather information related to a working sphere, including documents, contacts and pending tasks. The tool assists users when switching between tasks, facilitates the sharing of activity related information with colleagues, as well as the synchronization of information among multiple devices, including handheld computers and public displays.
KeywordsProspective Memory Information Resource Medical Intern Desktop Computer Multiple Activity
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