Longitude: A Timeline Visualization of Organizational Processes

Organizational processes taking place over long periods of time require intermittent coordinated collective activity. We are exploring graphical timeline representations as a shared visual context for participants to plan, remember, and track process commitments. Semi-structured interviews and iterative prototype development were used to create a timeline software visualization that aggregates and filters feeds of process-specific information, including descriptions of shared tasks, resources, and deadlines.

By: Robert Farrell; Thomas Erickson; Wendy A. Kellogg; Paul Moody

Published in: RC24548 in 2008


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