9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Michael R. McCarthy
Henk L. Muller
Describes a system that tracks pen movements around displays. Demonstrates that visualizing these movements improves groupware coordination by significantly reducing turn-taking response time.
We present a new visualization designed to improve group activity awareness within software development teams. Field study results show improved awareness, reduced reliance on shared artifacts and increased project-based communication.
Ethnographic accounts of the role of mobile phones in time-critical organizing. Inspiration for designers of systems and applications for time-critical settings.