Perceived Value: A Low-Cost Approach to Evaluate Meetingware

  • Pedro Antunes
  • Carlos J. Costa
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2806)

Abstract

Meetingware supports, manages, guides and stimulates participation in meetings. The evaluation of meetingware has not yet produced concluding results due to many reasons, one of them concerning the high cost (in time, money and logistics) of the evaluation process. This paper proposes a low-cost approach to evaluate meetingware. The approach is centered on a variable – Perceived Value – measuring several external product attributes of meetingware that can be negotiated between developers and users. The proposed approach was used by an organization with the purpose of evaluating a meetingware prototype developed by the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pedro Antunes
    • 1
  • Carlos J. Costa
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsFaculty of Sciences of the University of LisboaLisboaPortugal
  2. 2.Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologias de InformaçãoISCTELisboaPortugal

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