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Evaluating collaborative technologies: a simple method

Ramage, Magnus (2010). Evaluating collaborative technologies: a simple method. In: Donelan, Helen; Kear, Karen and Ramage, Magnus eds. Online Communication and Collaboration: A Reader. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 73–77.

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Collaborative technologies are complex and multi-faceted, and evaluating them (understanding how effective they are in use) is difficult. This is partly because they are complicated technical systems, comprising software, hardware and communications components; but also because they have effects upon individuals, groups and organisations. Thus to evaluate collaborative technologies in use requires us to take into account all of these different aspects.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2010 Routledge
ISBN: 0-415-56478-6, 978-0-415-56478-6
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Item ID: 19834
Depositing User: Magnus Ramage
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2010 15:53
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 03:32
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