Designing Mobile Shared Workspaces for Loosely Coupled Workgroups

  • Andrés Neyem
  • Sergio F. Ochoa
  • José A. Pino
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4715)

Abstract

Recent advances in mobile computing devices and wireless communication have brought the opportunity to transport the shared workspace metaphor to mobile work scenarios. Unfortunately, there are few guidelines to support the design of these mobile shared workspaces. This paper proposes a design process and several guidelines to support the modeling of these groupware systems. Particularly, workspaces that support loosely coupled workgroups. The process and guidelines are based on a literature review and authors’ experience in the development of mobile shared workspaces.

Keywords

Mobile shared workspaces groupware design guidelines loosely coupled work 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrés Neyem
    • 1
  • Sergio F. Ochoa
    • 1
  • José A. Pino
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, Universidad de Chile., Blanco Encalada 2120, SantiagoChile

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