Activity Awareness and Social Sensemaking 2.0: Design of a Task Force Workspace

  • Gregorio Convertino
  • Lichan Hong
  • Les Nelson
  • Peter Pirolli
  • Ed H. Chi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5638)


Task forces of expert knowledge workers would benefit from more advanced web tools supporting activity awareness and social sensemaking. This paper proposes the design of a task force workspace, which is under development. It introduces the problem through a scenario, specifies requirements, illustrates a modeling approach and the mockups of the functions in the proposed workspace. Design issues and future work are finally discussed.


Awareness Sensemaking Task Force Roles User Modeling CSCW Design RSS or Atom Feeds 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregorio Convertino
    • 1
  • Lichan Hong
    • 1
  • Les Nelson
    • 1
  • Peter Pirolli
    • 1
  • Ed H. Chi
    • 1
  1. 1.Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)Palo AltoUSA

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