Supporting the design of network-spanning applications

Egglestone, Stefan Rennick; Boucher, Andy; Rodden, Tom; Law, Andy; Humble, Jan and Greenhalgh, Chris. 2009. 'Supporting the design of network-spanning applications'. In: CHI 2009: Digital Life, New World. Boston, United States. [Conference or Workshop Item]


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In this case study, we describe our use of ECT, a tool intended to simplify the design and development of network-spanning applications. We have used ECT throughout the course of a two-year collaboration, which has involved individuals with expertise in a variety of fields, including interaction design and computer systems engineering. We describe our experiences with this tool, with a particular focus on its emerging role in helping us to structure our collaboration. We conclude by presenting lessons that we have learned, and by suggesting future directions for the development of tools to support the design of network-spanning applications.

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Design > Interaction Research Studio


April 2009Published

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Boston, United States


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17 Nov 2010 10:59

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29 Apr 2020 15:29


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