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William Widjaja – 1st expert on this subject based on the ideXlab platform

  • KES – Discusys: Multiple User Real-time Digital Sticky-note AffinityDiagram Brainstorming System
    Procedia Computer Science, 2020
    Co-Authors: William Widjaja, Keito Yoshii, Kiyokazu Haga, Makoto Takahashi

    Abstract:

    Abstract Traditional-based brainstorming using sticky notes has been an integral part in many collaborative group discussion envi- ronment.Yet, despite the advancement in technology and the increased research effort to use technology to support group brainstorming, many groups still continues to relies on conventional paper-based discussion methods to generate, structure and communicate their ideas with each other. Discusys is a discussion support system that aims to augment the participants capabilities in group brainstorming by implementing 1. separation of private and public area during initial idea generation to allow ideas to mature without judgment of others 2. quick input and navigational design to help users to create, edit, view and manipulate the group generated ideas. 3. multi-platform synchronization technology to create a real-time visual information of the current status of the discussions which can be accessed by multiple users. Discusys utilized a dual-monitors PC client that separates the private and public dashboard, real-time network socket infrastructure to allow multiple users from different clients to interact with each other under one discussion ecosystem and multi-touch capabilities to create a natural, deep and structured collaborative discussion for multiple-users.

  • distributed interface for group Affinity Diagram brainstorming
    Concurrent Engineering, 2016
    Co-Authors: William Widjaja, Makoto Takahashi

    Abstract:

    Affinity Diagram is a popular brainstorming method for groups to visualize and organize their ideas together. These groups likely use sticky-note paper and whiteboard as their brainstorming tool. W…

  • dads system distributed approach to digital Affinity Diagram collaboration
    Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference Companion on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing, 2015
    Co-Authors: William Widjaja, Masayuki Sawamura

    Abstract:

    Affinity Diagrams are a popular method for creating and organizing ideas. While there are many digital solutions for collaborative Affinity Diagram, they have not been widely adopted due to usability challenges, so may teams still revert back to traditional method of sticky notes for their Affinity Diagramming activities. We proposed Distributed Affinity Diagram System (DADS) to solve the existing usability problems and present a more usable solution compared with the traditional method. DADS proposes a dual-screen terminal that divides private input screen from common interactive screen in each user’s setup. While private input encourages users to create and nurture ideas, common interactive spaces are designed to sync all users’ actions across all terminals, allowing users to collaborate interactively through a distributed multi-touch system. The separation of input space and the distributed synchronized interactive space can improve usability, efficiency, and user satisfaction.

Masayuki Sawamura – 2nd expert on this subject based on the ideXlab platform

  • dads system distributed approach to digital Affinity Diagram collaboration
    Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference Companion on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing, 2015
    Co-Authors: William Widjaja, Masayuki Sawamura

    Abstract:

    Affinity Diagrams are a popular method for creating and organizing ideas. While there are many digital solutions for collaborative Affinity Diagram, they have not been widely adopted due to usability challenges, so may teams still revert back to traditional method of sticky notes for their Affinity Diagramming activities. We proposed Distributed Affinity Diagram System (DADS) to solve the existing usability problems and present a more usable solution compared with the traditional method. DADS proposes a dual-screen terminal that divides private input screen from common interactive screen in each user’s setup. While private input encourages users to create and nurture ideas, common interactive spaces are designed to sync all users’ actions across all terminals, allowing users to collaborate interactively through a distributed multi-touch system. The separation of input space and the distributed synchronized interactive space can improve usability, efficiency, and user satisfaction.

  • CSCW Companion – DADS System: Distributed Approach to Digital Affinity Diagram Collaboration
    Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference Companion on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing – CSCW'15 Companion, 2015
    Co-Authors: William Widjaja, Masayuki Sawamura

    Abstract:

    Affinity Diagrams are a popular method for creating and organizing ideas. While there are many digital solutions for collaborative Affinity Diagram, they have not been widely adopted due to usability challenges, so may teams still revert back to traditional method of sticky notes for their Affinity Diagramming activities. We proposed Distributed Affinity Diagram System (DADS) to solve the existing usability problems and present a more usable solution compared with the traditional method. DADS proposes a dual-screen terminal that divides private input screen from common interactive screen in each user’s setup. While private input encourages users to create and nurture ideas, common interactive spaces are designed to sync all users’ actions across all terminals, allowing users to collaborate interactively through a distributed multi-touch system. The separation of input space and the distributed synchronized interactive space can improve usability, efficiency, and user satisfaction.

  • bring your own device ubiquitous approach to digital Affinity Diagram collaboration
    Ubiquitous Computing, 2014
    Co-Authors: William Widjaja, Masayuki Sawamura

    Abstract:

    The rise of ubiquitous computing has simplified our lives by providing relevant information and tools wherever we are. However, technologies that allow collaboration between different form-factor devices are rare. While ubiquitous devices might serve individuals well, they don’t support high levels of collaboration. We propose a system where groups can participate in onsite brainstorming using various form-factor devices: tablet, laptop, or desktop for collaboration. We utilize socket server technology to achieve a high level of synchronization for all individual actions during brainstorming. High rates of synchronization for real time collaboration is the key for usability and adaptability. Our system uses a method called Affinity Diagramming in which users illustrate, group and link their ideas to create an easily understood structure. Using ubiquitous devices – both mobile and stationary – in brainstorming can help teams work together to share resources, exchange and organize ideas to build solutions that enhance our lives.

Makoto Takahashi – 3rd expert on this subject based on the ideXlab platform

  • KES – Discusys: Multiple User Real-time Digital Sticky-note AffinityDiagram Brainstorming System
    Procedia Computer Science, 2020
    Co-Authors: William Widjaja, Keito Yoshii, Kiyokazu Haga, Makoto Takahashi

    Abstract:

    Abstract Traditional-based brainstorming using sticky notes has been an integral part in many collaborative group discussion envi- ronment.Yet, despite the advancement in technology and the increased research effort to use technology to support group brainstorming, many groups still continues to relies on conventional paper-based discussion methods to generate, structure and communicate their ideas with each other. Discusys is a discussion support system that aims to augment the participants capabilities in group brainstorming by implementing 1. separation of private and public area during initial idea generation to allow ideas to mature without judgment of others 2. quick input and navigational design to help users to create, edit, view and manipulate the group generated ideas. 3. multi-platform synchronization technology to create a real-time visual information of the current status of the discussions which can be accessed by multiple users. Discusys utilized a dual-monitors PC client that separates the private and public dashboard, real-time network socket infrastructure to allow multiple users from different clients to interact with each other under one discussion ecosystem and multi-touch capabilities to create a natural, deep and structured collaborative discussion for multiple-users.

  • distributed interface for group Affinity Diagram brainstorming
    Concurrent Engineering, 2016
    Co-Authors: William Widjaja, Makoto Takahashi

    Abstract:

    Affinity Diagram is a popular brainstorming method for groups to visualize and organize their ideas together. These groups likely use sticky-note paper and whiteboard as their brainstorming tool. W…

  • efficient group discussion with digital Affinity Diagram system dads
    Cooperative Design Visualization and Engineering, 2014
    Co-Authors: William Widjaja, Keito Yoshii, Makoto Takahashi

    Abstract:

    Collaborative discussion is an integral part of exchanging ideas and solving important problems. However, traditional approaches to group discussion have used analog tools that create problems for collaborative contributions. Many researchers have tried to use technology to overcome these limitations, but current digital collaboration systems isolate users from each other and do not promote efficient idea creation or allow users space to support ideas with evidence. The Digital Affinity Diagram System (DADS) presents a solution that encourages better group discussion by implementing three features: 1) Separation of private and common areas during initial phase to allow ideas to mature without initial critique 2) Intuitive input and navigational design to help users create, edit, view and manipulate generated ideas, and 3) Multi-platform synchronization technology to create real-time visual feedback on the discussion accessible to all users. DADS’ dual-monitor setup uses real-time network socket infrastructure so that multiple users can interact with each other under one discussion environment. We capitalize on multi-touch hardware to create a natural, deep and structured collaborative environment.