An Integrative Approach to Diagram-based Collaborative Brainstorming: A Case Study

Diogo Azevedo, Benjamim Fonseca, Stephan Lukosch, Hugo Paredes, Jordan Janeiro, Robert Owen Briggs


The need for computer supported collaboration has grown over the last years and made collaboration an important factor within organizations. This trend has resulted in the development of a variety of tools and technologies to support he various forms of collaboration. Many collaborative processes, e.g. strategy building, scenario analysis, root cause analysis and requirements engineering, requires various collaboration support tools. Within these synchronous collaborative applications to create, evaluate, elaborate, discuss, and revise graphical models, e.g. data flow, fishbone and brainstorming diagrams, play an important role. Currently, the necessary tools are not integrated and flexible enough to support such processes. In this paper, we present a case study done to a synchronous collaborative brainstorming diagram editor - CLSD that is inte-grated in a flexible group support system. Our approach goes beyond the current state of the art as we can be seamlessly integrated with other collaboration support tools such as text-based brainstorming or voting.


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Azevedo D., Fonseca B., Lukosch S., Paredes H., Janeiro J. and Owen Briggs R. (2012). An Integrative Approach to Diagram-based Collaborative Brainstorming: A Case Study . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Interaction Design in Educational Environments - Volume 1: IDEE, (ICEIS 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-17-4, pages 110-121. DOI: 10.5220/0004106501100121

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author={Diogo Azevedo and Benjamim Fonseca and Stephan Lukosch and Hugo Paredes and Jordan Janeiro and Robert Owen Briggs},
title={An Integrative Approach to Diagram-based Collaborative Brainstorming: A Case Study},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Interaction Design in Educational Environments - Volume 1: IDEE, (ICEIS 2012)},

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JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Interaction Design in Educational Environments - Volume 1: IDEE, (ICEIS 2012)
TI - An Integrative Approach to Diagram-based Collaborative Brainstorming: A Case Study
SN - 978-989-8565-17-4
AU - Azevedo D.
AU - Fonseca B.
AU - Lukosch S.
AU - Paredes H.
AU - Janeiro J.
AU - Owen Briggs R.
PY - 2012
SP - 110
EP - 121
DO - 10.5220/0004106501100121