ZOIL – A Cross-Platform User Interface Paradigm for Personal Information Management

@inproceedings{Jetter2008ZOILA,
  title={ZOIL – A Cross-Platform User Interface Paradigm for Personal Information Management},
  author={Hans-Christian Jetter and Werner A. K{\"o}nig and Jens Gerken and Harald Reiterer},
  year={2008}
}
In this paper we introduce the novel user interface paradigm ZOIL (Zoomable Object-Oriented Information Landscape). ZOIL is aimed at unifying all types of local and remote information items with their connected functionality and with their mutual relations in a single visual workspace as a replacement of today’s desktop metaphor. This workspace can serve as an integrated work environment for traditional personal information management (PIM), but can also be used for PIM tasks in a wider sense… CONTINUE READING