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Ambient Surfaces: Interactive Displays in the Informative Workspace of Co-located Scrum Teams

Schwarzer, Jan, Draheim, Susanne, von Luck, Kai, Wang, Qi, Casaseca, Pablo and Grecos, Christos (2016) Ambient Surfaces: Interactive Displays in the Informative Workspace of Co-located Scrum Teams. In: Proceedings of the 9th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. ACM, New York, NY, USA, A69. ISBN 9781450347631

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This paper contributes long-term findings on a custom ambient display solution (Ambient Surfaces) in the informative workspace of co-located agile (Scrum) software development teams. The study is based on the premise that displaying relevant information in a team's informative workspace is beneficial, as it readily provides information of common interest. However, existing research shows a lack of experience with software visualization tools in commercial settings. To our current knowledge, there is no study which examines ambient displays in Scrum teams with a longitudinal approach in order to address challenges in awareness and informal communication. A mixed-methods field study, which began in February 2014, is currently being conducted in cooperation with a medium-sized software company near Hamburg, Germany. Our current findings, which the following addresses, support the value of the Ambient Surfaces as a beneficial tool for Scrum teams.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > Games and Amusements > Computer Games. Video Games.
Divisions: School of Computing > Staff Research and Publications
Depositing User: Caoimhe Ní Mhaicín
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2019 14:14
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2019 14:14

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