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Impetus

  1. 1. From messagesTo communication<br />
  2. 2. IMPETUS <br />How can we humanize emails by making them not only a functional information exchange but also social connections, through visualization? <br />From<br />To<br />€<br />€<br />€<br />network<br />€<br />emails<br />€<br />€<br />€<br />€<br />€<br />€<br />€<br />€<br />€<br />€<br />€<br />€<br />
  3. 3. PRECEDENTS / INSPIRATION <br />What the key features provided by online social network are? <br />Identity – ability to uniquely identify people in the system<br />Presence – ability to know who is online, available or otherwise nearby<br />Relationships – ability to describe how two users in the system are related<br />Conversations - ability to talk to other people through the system<br />Groups - ability to form communities of interest<br />Reputation – ability to know the status of other people in the system<br />Sharing – ability to share things that are meaningful to participants<br />Source: http://nform.ca/publications/social-software-building-block<br />
  4. 4. PRECEDENTS / INSPIRATION <br />Some social networks features<br />Presence<br />Flickr<br />Twitter<br />Sharing<br />Relationships<br />Identity<br />Conversations<br />Reputation<br />Digg<br />Linkedin<br />Groups<br />Emails ?<br />Facebook<br />Source: http://nform.ca/publications/social-software-building-block<br />
  5. 5. PRECEDENTS / INSPIRATION <br />How to create connections through emails ?<br />To be developed<br />Nice to have<br />Could be improved<br />Presence<br />Relationships<br />Sharing<br />Identity<br />Reputation<br />Conversations<br />Groups<br />
  6. 6. Presence<br />
  7. 7. Identity<br />
  8. 8. Groups<br />
  9. 9. Groups<br />
  10. 10. PRECEDENTS IN EMAILS VISUALIZATION<br />IBM - THREAD ARCS: An Email Thread Visualization 2003<br />
  11. 11. PRECEDENTS IN EMAILS VISUALIZATION<br />Xobni - Outlook plugin<br />
  12. 12. TARGETED AUDIENCE<br />“The average businessperson is getting around 80 e-mails per day and many feel that about 80% of the messages in their “In Box” are of little or no value.”<br />Targeted audience is email user for professional purposes. <br />- How can I feel the people behind the messages ?<br />- How can I evaluate messages value? <br />- How can I browse messages in a different way than the standard time based sorting?<br />
  13. 13. USES CASES 1<br />As an user, when I receive an email from someone I have never seen before, I would like this person to be more tangible for me by seeing his face, know who he is connected with. <br />€<br />As an user, sometime I don’t know the gender of the person I am writing an email to. I would like to know without asking to him<br />€<br />As an user, before connecting with someone, I would like to know where he is located and what the weather is like for him. If I have to call him, it will make the connection easier. <br />€<br />
  14. 14. USES CASES 2<br />As an user, I want to navigate through the history of my communication with someone in a simple and visual way. It covers, emails shared, it is also the meetings we add, phones calls, …<br />€<br />As a user I want to be able to follow the email activity of my contacts in my peripheric vision. <br />€<br />As an user, I want to be able to feel the importance of an email depending on who sent it and who received it. <br />€<br />
  15. 15. SYSTEM FEATURES<br />Contact details<br />
  16. 16. SYSTEM FEATURES<br />Email notification<br />
  17. 17. SYSTEM INTEGRATION<br />

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