ON COLLABORATIVE SOFTWARE FOR WEB COMMUNITIES EVALUATION - A Case study

Laura S. García, Dayane F. Machado, Juliano Duarte, Alexandre I. Direne, Marcos S. Sunye, Marcos A. Castilho, Luis C. E. de Bona, Fabiano Silva

Abstract

Collaborative software, and more specifically social software, must provide its users with not only a good application interface, but also - and more importantly - with easy and direct contact with other users. Within the field of collaborative software, we chose Orkut R as our object of evaluation, particularly in terms of the following communication tools: communities, messages and scrapbook. The research consisted, initially, of the evaluation of the abovementioned tools and, secondly, of the assessment of our method itself and its ability to appraise the inherent features of this kind of software. In the present paper we will introduce and describe the method upon which we based our assessment. In addition to that, we will justify the choice of this particular method and discuss the results obtained.

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S. García L., F. Machado D., Duarte J., I. Direne A., S. Sunye M., A. Castilho M., C. E. de Bona L. and Silva F. (2009). ON COLLABORATIVE SOFTWARE FOR WEB COMMUNITIES EVALUATION - A Case study . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-88-3, pages 61-65. DOI: 10.5220/0001987500610065


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@conference{iceis09,
author={Laura S. García and Dayane F. Machado and Juliano Duarte and Alexandre I. Direne and Marcos S. Sunye and Marcos A. Castilho and Luis C. E. de Bona and Fabiano Silva},
title={ON COLLABORATIVE SOFTWARE FOR WEB COMMUNITIES EVALUATION - A Case study},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2009},
pages={61-65},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001987500610065},
isbn={978-989-8111-88-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - ON COLLABORATIVE SOFTWARE FOR WEB COMMUNITIES EVALUATION - A Case study
SN - 978-989-8111-88-3
AU - S. García L.
AU - F. Machado D.
AU - Duarte J.
AU - I. Direne A.
AU - S. Sunye M.
AU - A. Castilho M.
AU - C. E. de Bona L.
AU - Silva F.
PY - 2009
SP - 61
EP - 65
DO - 10.5220/0001987500610065