A User-Centered-Design Perspective on Systems to Support Co-located Design Collaboration
This paper describes a context mapping study that was conducted with designers from three companies to elicit design design-relevant insights into systems that can more optimally support co-located design collaboration. The study aim is to better understand the current and envisioned way of working of design professionals. The main results are a series of considerations regarding preferred ways to: 1) bring and share information in meetings, 2) document their outcome, 3) support multi-user interactions, 4) deal with social norms and protocols, 5) fit the exiting workflow, and 6) facilitate remote collaboration.
KeywordsGroupware Human activity modeling and support Ambient and Pervasive Interactions CSCW UCD
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