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Mobility in collaboration
It is suggested that taking mobility seriously may not only contribute to the understanding of current support for collaboration, but raise more general issues concerning the requirements for mobile and other technologies.
Collaboration and controlCrisis management and multimedia technology in London Underground Line Control Rooms
The possibility of utilising recent developments within sociology, in particular the naturalistic analysis of organisational conduct and social interaction, as a basis for the design and development of tools and technologies to support collaborative work is discussed.
Disembodied conduct: communication through video in a multi-media office environment
It is argued that such communicative asymmetries may facilitate, rather than hinder, certain forms of collaborative work and provide a foundation for the emergence of new forms of sociability in the work place.
Collaborative Activity and Technological Design: Task Coordination in London Underground Control Rooms
The possibility of utilising recent developments within social science, and in particular the naturalistic analysis of organisational conduct and interpersonal communication, as a basis for the design and development of tools and technologies to support collaborative work is discussed.
Documents and professional practice: “bad” organisational reasons for “good” clinical records
The practices that underpin the use of the medical records may have a range of important implications, not only for the general design of systems to support collaborative work, but also for the conceptions of ‘writers’, ‘readers’; ‘ objects’ and ‘records’ utilised in those designs.
Video in Qualitative Research: Analysing Social Interaction in Everyday Life
Video, Analysis and the Social Sciences Access, Ethics and Project Planning Collecting Audio-Visual Data Analyzing Video: Developing Preliminary Observations Matters of Context: Objects,…
MIXED INITIATIVE INTERACTION
Technology and social interaction: the emergence of 'workplace studies'.
These so-called 'workplace studies' address the ways in which tools and technologies feature in work and collaboration and consider their implications for understanding of organizational conduct, social interaction and new technology.
Some ‘technical challenges’ of video analysis: social actions, objects, material realities and the problems of perspective
Unlike the wide-ranging methodological debates surrounding the accomplishment and analysis of interviews, fieldwork and focus groups, the discussions concerning the use of video data tend to focus on…
One is not enough: multiple views in a media space
An experimental system in which four switchable cameras were deployed in each of two remote offices, and participants using the system to collaborate on two tasks were observed, leading to speculation about more effective ways to expand access to remote sites.