JJ Cadiz, Gina D. Venolia, Gavin Jancke, and Anoop Gupta
The concept of awareness has received increasing attention over the past several CSCW conferences. Although many awareness interfaces have been designed and studied, most have been limited deployments of research prototypes. In this paper we describe Sideshow, a peripheral awareness interface that was rapidly adopted by thousands of people in our company. Sideshow provides regularly updated peripheral awareness of a broad range of information from virtually any accessible web site or database. We discuss Sideshow’s design and the experience of refining and redesigning the interface based on feedback from a rapidly expanding user community.
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JJ Cadiz, Anoop Gupta, Gavin Jancke, and Gina Danielle Venolia. Sideshow: Providing Peripheral Awareness of Important Information, September 2001.
J. J. Cadiz, Gina Venolia, Gavin Jancke, and Anoop Gupta. Designing and deploying an information awareness interface, ACM, 2002.