Mobile technology for awareness of time progression and its impact on meetings

Published on May 20, 2013 in CTS (Collaboration Technologies and Systems)
· DOI :10.1109/CTS.2013.6567239
Flaviu Roman3
Estimated H-index: 3
('ENS Paris': École Normale Supérieure),
Himanshu Verma8
Estimated H-index: 8
('ENS Paris': École Normale Supérieure)
+ 2 AuthorsPierre Dillenbourg62
Estimated H-index: 62
('ENS Paris': École Normale Supérieure)
In this paper we present the motivation, design, development, and initial evaluation of a time awareness technology for meetings. As part of improving meetings effectiveness using technology, we focus on the meeting time management, and the method relies on presenting real-time notifications of the progression of the meeting phases to the participants. We then evaluate the utility of the technology, and its impact on the people and their behavior in the meeting, concluding that such a support system brings added value to the meeting outcome in a number of ways.
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