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The Benefits of Synchronous Collaborative Information Visualization: Evidence from an Experimental Evaluation
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
By Sabrina Bresciani, Martin J. Eppler
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 1073-1080
A great corpus of studies reports empirical evidence of how information visualization supports comprehension and analysis of data. The benefits of visualization for synchronous group knowledge work, however, have not been addressed extensively. Anecdotal e...
 
Seven Types of Visual Ambiguity: On the Merits and Risks of Multiple Interpretations of Collaborative Visualizations
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Martin J. Eppler, Jeanne Mengis, Sabrina Bresciani
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 391-396
The use of visuals as collaboration catalysts has recently gained attention in research on group work, knowledge management, sense making, and collaboration in general. A special feature of such visualizations (i.e., sketches, diagrams, visual metaphors, e...
 
Knowledge Visualization for Social Entrepreneurs
Found in: 2013 17th International Conference on Information Visualisation
By Sabrina Bresciani,Martin J. Eppler
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 319-324
Social entrepreneurship is an emerging field which has the power to change the way we do business and resolve societal challenges. Visualization has not yet been systematically applied to support social entrepreneurs in creating, growing and scaling their ...
 
Drawing Conclusions: Supporting Decision Making through Collaborative Graphic Annotations
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Martin J. Eppler, Roland A. Pfister
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 369-374
Although the application of sketch-based chart annotation is not pervasive in management, the use of sketchmarks can provide numerous benefits to managerial discussions. The collaborative use of chart annotations can support management teams in their decis...
 
Paths to Success: A Sketch-based Creativity Technique for Individuals and Teams
Found in: 2012 16th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV)
By Roland A. Pfister,Martin J. Eppler
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 337-342
In this paper we propose a new graphic method for idea generation and creative problem solving called Paths to Success (P2S). P2S is a sketch-based creativity technique that is based on 15 existing creativity principles and the generative potential of imag...
 
An Experimental Evaluation on the Impact of Visual Facilitation Modes on Idea Generation in Teams
Found in: 2013 17th International Conference on Information Visualisation
By Martin J. Eppler,Heidi Forbes Oste,Sabrina Bresciani
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 339-344
In this study we examine the effect of visual facilitation mode on perceived team creativity and satisfaction, as well as on idea diversity. In an experimental study with 73 real-life managers, we have compared three facilitation conditions for team-based ...
 
What is an Effective Knowledge Visualization? Insights from a Review of Seminal Concepts
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Martin J. Eppler
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 349-354
The domain of knowledge visualization is a relatively young discipline that focuses on the collaborative use of interactive graphics to create, integrate and apply knowledge. This emerging approach nevertheless builds on decades of research on using images...
 
Knowledge Visualization in Qualitative Methods -- Or How Can I See What I Say?
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Nicole Bischof, Alice Comi, Martin J. Eppler
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 371-376
In several research fields, qualitative interviewing(i.e., face-to-face individual interviews and focus groups) is an essential approach to gather high-quality, and deep data about a wide range of subjective experiences. Although being a well-established r...
 
Choosing Knowledge Visualizations to Augment Cognition: The Managers' View
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Sabrina Bresciani, Martin J. Eppler
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 355-360
Growing evidence in the scientific literature and in organizations shows the positive impact of employing conceptual visual representation for individual reasoning, communicating and facilitating meetings in organizations. 116 managers responded a question...
 
The Use of Visualization in the Context of Business Strategies: An Experimental Evaluation
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Sebastian Kernbach, Martin J. Eppler
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 349-354
An experiment was conducted to add empirical evidence whether the use of visualization is better than text in the communication of business strategies. Seventy-four managers who took part in an Executive MBA program saw a presentation of the simplified str...
 
Beyond Knowledge Visualization Usability: Toward a Better Understanding of Business Diagram Adoption
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Sabrina Bresciani, Martin J. Eppler
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 474-479
Information visualization research typically focuses on the formal aspects of specific graphic solutions in terms of their thinking and/or communication support. This type of analysis often focuses on quantitative diagrams and emphasizes their attributes f...
 
An Empirical Classification of Visual Methods for Management: Results of Picture Sorting Experiments with Managers and Students
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Martin J. Eppler, Ken Platts
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 335-341
This paper presents an empirically derived taxonomy of managerial visualization methods by reporting on the results of picture sorting experiments with a total of 65 participants (37 students and 15 experienced and 13 young managers). Participants were ask...
 
Toward a Pragmatic Taxonomy of Knowledge Maps: Classification Principles, Sample Typologies, and Application Examples
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Martin J. Eppler
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 195-204
This paper discusses pragmatic ways of classifying knowledge maps to give an overview of their application formats and contexts. We show where and how the term knowledge map has been previously used and what criteria must be met in a sound and useful knowl...
 
Persistence through Visualization in Knowledge-Intensive Conversations
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Jeanne Mengis, Martin J. Eppler
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 207-212
This article confronts the discourse on persistence in mediated interactions to the one in face-to-face conversations and outlines various areas of development. We argue for distinguishing different kinds of persistence depending on the type of conversatio...
 
Best of Both Worlds: Hybrid Knowledge Visualization in Police Crime Fighting and Military Operations
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies (i-Know '13)
By Martin J. Eppler, Roland Pfister
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 1-8
Making effective and timely use of all available, relevant knowledge is a major requirement for today's police officers who strive to fight organized crime or resolve complex criminal acts under time pressure. As they share this knowledge integration chall...
     
Knowledge Scaffolding: A Classification of Visual Structures for Knowledge Communication in Teams
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies (i-Know '13)
By Elitsa Alexander, Martin J. Eppler, Sabrina Bresciani
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 1-8
In this conceptual paper we develop Wanda Orlikowski's [1] idea of considering the distinguishing characteristics of physical scaffolds as a metaphor to offer insights into how knowledge in practice is materially scaffolded. We build on an interdisciplinar...
     
Improving knowledge intensive processes through an enterprise knowledge medium
Found in: Proceedings of the 1999 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '99)
By Axel Ropnack, Martin J. Eppler, Patrick M. Seifried
Issue Date:April 1999
pp. 222-230
The evaluation of existing information systems has gained importance in information systems management. A research project involving ten major Swiss companies and the University of St. Gallen has developed a method for assessing existing system from a busi...
     
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