From Desktop to Tabletop: Migrating the User Interface of AgilePlanner

  • Xin Wang
  • Yaser Ghanam
  • Frank Maurer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5247)


Digital tabletops are emerging interactive systems that support group collaborations. To utilize digital tabletops for agile planning meetings, we migrated a desktop based planning tool – AgilePlanner to a digital tabletop. This paper reports on challenges of the migration and illustrates differences between user interactions on a digital tabletop and on a desktop. Moreover, lessons and experiences learnt from our design process are highlighted to facilitate future tabletop application design.


desktop computer digital tabletop user interface design agile planning tool 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xin Wang
    • 1
  • Yaser Ghanam
    • 1
  • Frank Maurer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of CalgaryCanada

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