Cognitive factors in distributed design

  title={Cognitive factors in distributed design},
  author={Sherman Y. T. Lang and John Dickinson and Ralph O. Buchal},
  journal={Computers in Industry},
Engineering design is being carried out by distributed design teams in an effort to use expert human resources more efficiently. The support needs of distributed design are reviewed from a cognitive viewpoint using five broad categories: design methodology, collaboration, teamwork, knowledge management and design representation. Web-based implementation of iterative, structured design methodologies allow greater accessibility to tools and methodologies and more consistent interfaces… CONTINUE READING