From Scatterbrained to Focused: UI Support for Today’s Crazed Info Worker Mary Czerwinski, Principal Researcher Manager, VIBE, Microsoft Research Overview Background Studies Diary study Large display findings Information worker productivity
Mary Czerwinski, Principal Researcher
Manager, VIBE, Microsoft Research
Indicative of Difficulty Tracking Tasks
“Returned to” Tasks from this group
Color Plate 1. Scalable Fabric showing the representation of three tasks as clusters of windows, and a single window being dragged from the focus area into the periphery.Tools for Task Management
Nuria Oliver, Greg Smith, Chintan Thakkar, Arun Surendran
A few exemplary titles
Tara Matthews, Mary Czerwinski, George Robertson, and Desney Tan
…when should you switch back to a task?
…when you switch tasks, what were you working on?
…when new info arrives, can you safely ignore it?
A Facet-based Interface for Mobile Search
Amy K. Karlson (U of Maryland), George Robertson, Daniel C. Robbins, Mary Czerwinski, Greg Smith