Taking the work out of workflow: Mechanisms for document-centered collaboration

  title={Taking the work out of workflow: Mechanisms for document-centered collaboration},
  author={Anthony LaMarca and W. Keith Edwards and Paul Dourish and John Lamping and Ian E. Smith and James D. Thornton},
There are two aspects to technical support for collaborative activity; support for content work and support for coordination. The design of CSCW systems must typically address both of these, combining them in a collaborative application This approach, however, suffers from a variety of well-known problems, not least the compatibility between collaborative and single-user applications, working styles and practices In this paper, we describe an alternative approach that makes coordination and… CONTINUE READING
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