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The impact of group context on patterns of groupware use

a study of computer conferencing as a medium of work group communication and coordination
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Center for Coordination Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management] , [Cambridge, Mass
Statementby Paul Cole.
SeriesCCS TR -- # 182, Sloan paper -- #3795-95, CCSTR -- #182., Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 3795.
ContributionsSloan School of Management. Center for Coordination Science.
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Open LibraryOL17937108M

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Google ScholarAuthor: Mario Marrero, Celso Perdomo, Jorge Rodríguez, Antonio González. Sep ; Groupware: Design, Implementation, and Use, 15th International Workshop, CRIWGPeso da Régua, Douro, Portugal, September Groupware is a class of computer programs that enables individuals to collaborate on projects with a common goal from geographically dispersed locations through shared Internet interfaces as a means to communicate within the group.

Groupware may also include remote access storage systems to archive frequently used data files. These can be. Although the nonfiction book should be full of definite facts, the author can add some emotions to make this memoir or chronic and not so bored.

The Impact of Group Context On Patterns of Groupware Use a Study of Computer C. Paul Cole. The Impact of Group Context On Patterns of by Paul Cole. 9 / Some Thoughts On Hilaire Belloc. Groupware Software privacy. When setting up a groupware, it's important to specify what information is private and what is shared.

Simultaneous access by everyone to everything is a key feature of groupware software, but sometimes it can be vulnerable and lead to a mess. So groupware administrator should take care that besides common folders. Definition of Groupware in the dictionary.

Meaning of Groupware. What does Groupware mean. Information and translations of Groupware in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web.

In addition to the benefits of groupware, another good reason to study usability and design issues in groupware is to avoid a failed design. Groupware is significantly more difficult to get right than traditional software.

Typically, a groupware system can't succeed unless most or all of the target group is willing to adopt the Size: KB. This volume constitutes the proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Groupware (CRIWG ). The conference was held in Spain (Medina del Campo) inBrazil (Porto de Galinhas) inCosta Rica (San Carlos) inFrance (Autrans) inChile (La Serena) inGermany (Darmstadt) inPortugal (Madeira Island) inMexico (Cancun) inBrazil (Buzios) in.

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/5(4). The term groupware is conventionally used to denote those products or applications supporting work groups, but this term is not universally accepted. The word was coined in by Johnson-Lenz & Johnson-Lenz (cf.p.

) to denote: Intentional GROUP processes and procedures to achieve specific purposes. plus. Simple Groupware is a free web based groupware solution written in PHP that combines standards like RSS, iCalendar, vCard, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, CIFS, CSV, WebDAV, LDAP and SyncML under one platform.

Unlike other groupware software, Simple Groupware contains the programming language to enable the quick customization and creation of powerful web. In clear, comprehensive, easy-to-read chapters, you'll learn about definitions of groupware, the technologies at the heart of a functional groupware environment, groupware components - those that run on your desktop and those that work in the background, and how groupware fits into global computing - the Internet, intranets, HTML, Java, browsers, and by: 4.

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In your example, the code calling readFile is part of the Client method is the "context" you are looking strategy pattern does not need a "context class" literally, and at the first version of your code the strategy object (the "Reader" in your case) may reside just in a local variable.

communication and collaboration models CSCW Issues and Theory All computer systems have group impact – not just groupware Ignoring this leads to the failure of systems Look at several levels – minutiae to large scale context: – face-to-face communication –conversation – text based communication – group working Face-to-face communication.

Groupware definition: groupware is a specialized workgroup software application that uses various technologies and platforms (such as web-based technology and client-server platform) to allow users to collaborate, exchange information, discuss ideas, make group decisions, and coordinate activities.

Groupware is a technology, the Learning Organization is an approach to organizational change and continuous improvement; the two are synergistic and mutually. Not surprisingly, the patterns included in this book are highly valuable; a blue-chip company recently valued a similar, but less mature, set of patterns at hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Use this practical guide to increase the efficiency of your designs and to create robust business applications that can be applied immediately in a. Information sharing in the groupware context leads, for example, to unexplored problems in distributed systems and user interface design that emphasize group interaction.

Although the prospects of groupware appear bright, we must take into account a history of expensive and repetitive failure [30].

The goal of the study was to examine the relationship between group context and technology utilization, i.e. the social factors which influence a group's use of groupware.

This paper describes three work groups, identifies patterns of computer conferencing use for each group, and examines the relationship between use patterns and group context. Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within a group of people in which the desire for harmony or conformity in the group results in an irrational or dysfunctional decision-making outcome.

Cohesiveness, or the desire for cohesiveness, in a group may produce a tendency among its members to agree at all costs.

This causes the group to minimize conflict and reach a consensus. Group Patterns. Group patterns occur when all (or many) members of a group act a particular way in certain circumstances.

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Group patterns can often emerge in deductive reasoning. Deductive. GROUPWARE AS A CO-EVOLVING HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEM. We have been students of groupware* ever since we coined the term in (Johnson-Lenz,a, ).We expect to be its students for decades to come. While Fortune magazine (Richman, ), Robert Johansen’s book on groupware for business teams (Johansen, ), and many recent articles have made the term.

(shelved 1 time as group-facilitation) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving. which mediate group interactions. We demonstrate the value of the framework by analyzing a wide range of existing groupware technologies for their appropriateness to specific groupwork situations in terms of their espoused or implicit assumptions of groupwork, and the action constitutive resources they provide.

ADVANTAGES: Groupware helps increase efficiency The idea behind groupware is to provide one central point of access information.

Each individual member of a group has access to all of the information relevant to their tasks in the group project. Unnecessary work is eliminated, less time is spent searching for data, and more time is spent.

The first include the group structure which influences group effectiveness; namely team-work context, group design, group synergy.

The group structure is supplemented by materials and resources which are available for group members to accomplish their tasks. The second factor which influences groupFile Size: 36KB. In his book "Groupware -- Computer Support for Business Teams", (1) Robert Johansen defines groupware as "specialized computer aids that are designed for the use of collaborative work groups." This definition is better than the "shared data" definition because it helps eliminate multiuser databases from the groupware category.

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Patterns by Category Intro Because trying to learn the full set of patterns can feel overwhelming at first, we have divided up the patterns into this set of nine categories. Each category represents a group need addressed by that set of patterns.

Groups in Context takes a balanced approach, blending current theory and research with practical skills and applications. The text reflects the author's belief that small group communication is best understood in context - whether in the workplace, in neighborhoods, in churches, social groups, or civic organizations.Patterns of Influence in a Recommendation Network Jure Leskovec 1,AjitSingh, and Jon Kleinberg2 1 School of Computer Science Carnegie Mellon University {jure, ajit}@2 Department of Computer Science Cornell University [email protected] Abstract.

Information cascades are phenomena in which individualsCited by:   The Role of Groupware and Group Decision Support Systems in Decision Making. Componetns of groupware that make Groupware functionality fall in into major groupings of cross application database models and multimedial cross applications which allow for connectivity and are exemplified by hypertext, embedded objects and dynamic data exchange.