Much effort has been expended on developing applications to manage business and personal time. However, very little has been spent on information technology to manage the modern family's busy, complex life. We have performed a photo-diary of family bulletin boards in order to understand how this common coordination tool is used. In this paper, we report on… (More)
This study focused on information flow within a family and between the family and its external networks, and how IT support may help them. The mothers of three families were interviewed to get an understanding of how their families communicate today. A prototype was developed to explore how they could benefit from modern information technology. The study… (More)
We conducted a usability study comparing three different browser alternatives (iconic, zoom-and-pan, and fisheye) for an electronic bulletin board containing thumbnails of notes. The iconic browser behaves in the manner of a standard windowing system. The zoom-and-pan browser allows the user to pan over a note and zoom to a readable size. The fisheye… (More)
One magazine and one electronic information web channel are compared with respect to the reader's attitude. Integrity, personal touch, character and ease of access are found to be the important factors in forming a strong relationship between the reader and the magazine, whether paper-based or electronic.
This paper describes the result of an experiment where the medium used to distribute IT security information to end users are treated as an independent variable and the end-users' IT security knowledge, attitude and behaviour is treated as the dependent variable. Forty-eight end users in a large Swedish corporation where divided into two groups. A… (More)