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Arias, E. et al. (1997) Enhancing Communication, Facilitating Shared Understanding, and Creating Better Artifacts by Integrating Physical and Computational Media for Design, 2nd conference on Designing interactive systems: processes, practices, methods, and techniques

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It has been suggested that in the Design conference that one should not read and use old articles as reference when talking about communication media. However, this paper takes an interesting point of view by looking at the use of … Continue reading

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Thomke and Fujimoto (2000) The Effect of “Front-Loading” Problem-Solving on Product Development Performance, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 17, pp.128-142

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Thomke and Fujimoto study the effect of front-loading problem-solving on product development performance. Product development in this article is described as bundle of interdependent problem-solving cycles. Problem-solving is described as a four-step process: 1) design (identify goal and problem) 2) … Continue reading

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Hackman, R.J. (1968) Effects of Task Characteristics on Group Products, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 4, pp. 162-187

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I read this paper to find out some characteristics for problem solving. The paper looks at three different types of tasks which require a group to produce a written product. The three types are: production (task calling for the production … Continue reading

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