Problem dimensions in design of CSCW systems

  • Tom Gross
  • Roland Traunmüller
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 978)


We are presenting the four pivotal problem dimensions of design: organisation, object world, tasks, and communication. We argue that neglecting or ignoring one or more of them cannot lead to an optimal design. We offer specific ways to bridge the gaps between these dimensions.


Information System Computer-Human-Interaction Computer-Supported Cooperative Work 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom Gross
    • 1
  • Roland Traunmüller
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceJohannes Kepler University of LinzAustria

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