One Hundred Days in an Activity-Centric Collaboration Environment Based on Shared Object

Speaker: Michael Muller, Werner Geyer & Beth Brownholt , IBM Watson Research Center

Date: Friday, October 24, 2003

Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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Location: NE43-941

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Reminder Subject: TALK: One Hundred Days in an Activity-Centric Collaboration Environment Based on Shared Object

We describe a new collaboration technology that is carefully poised between informal, ad hoc, easy-to-initiate collaborative tools, vs. more formal, structured, and high-overhead collaborative applications. Our approach focuses on the support of lightweight, informally structured, opportunistic activities featuring heterogeneous threads of shared objects with dynamic membership. We introduce our design concepts, and we provide a detailed first look at data from the first 100 days of usage by a group of researchers and interns, who both confirmed our hypotheses and surprised us by reinventing the technology in several ways. (Joint work with Eric Wilcox, David R Millen and Li-Te Cheng.)

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