Information Visualisation for Project Management: Case Study of Bath Formula Student Project

Nataliya Mogles, Lia Emmanuel, Chris Snider, James Gopsill, Sian Joel Edgar, Kevin Robinson, Ben Hicks, David Jones, Linda Newness

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Abstract

This paper contributes to a better understanding and design of dashboards for monitoring of engineering projects based on the projects’ digital footprint and user-centered design approach. The paper presents an explicit insight-based framework for the evaluation of dashboard visualisations and compares the performance of two groups of student engineering project managers against the framework: a group with the dashboard visualisations and a group without the dashboard. The results of our exploratory study demonstrate that student project managers who used the dashboard generated more useful information and exhibited more complex reasoning on the project progress, thus informing knowledge of the provision of information to engineers in support of their project understanding.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDesign Computing and Cognition DCC’18
EditorsJ.S. Gero
PublisherSpringer
Pages651-667
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-05363-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-05362-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jan 2019
EventDesign Computing and Cognition 2018 - Milan, Italy
Duration: 2 Jul 20184 Jul 2018

Conference

ConferenceDesign Computing and Cognition 2018
Abbreviated titleDCC
CountryItaly
CityMilan
Period2/07/184/07/18

Bibliographical note

© Springer Nature B.V. 2019. The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05363-5_35

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