We present analytic framework for evidence-based management, design, and engineering of collaborative intranet environments. The analytics target elucidation of essential elements of human-system interactions. Temporal segmentation of human behavior in digital environments permits identification of crucial navigational points as well as higher order abstractions. Explorations of these elements provide fertile grounds for assessment of usability and behavioral characteristics that directly translate to actionable knowledge indispensable for improvements of collaboration portals. We extrapolate the analytic findings from a case study of a large scale collaborative organizational intranet; in order to identify three crucial domains facilitating alignment between observed evidence and best management and engineering practices.


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© ICST Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Géczy
    • 1
  • Noriaki Izumi
    • 1
  • Shotaro Akaho
    • 1
  • Kôiti Hasida
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Tokyo and TsukubaJapan

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