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Post-deployment usability

Parmit K. Chilana, Andrew J. Ko, Jacob O. Wobbrock, Tovi Grossman, George Fitzmaurice
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '11  
We highlight opportunities in HCI research and practice to bridge this gap by working more closely with software support and maintenance teams.  ...  We also raise the need to understand what might be called 'usability maintenance,' that is, the process and procedures, by which usability is maintained after deployment.  ...  We propose that within the field of usability, there needs to be focus on "usability maintenance," paralleling software maintenance.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1978942.1979270 dblp:conf/chi/ChilanaKWGF11 fatcat:zori4fjjcjctxkd7unyhsawhjm

Effectiveness of Intensive Physician Training in Upfront Agenda Setting

Douglas M. Brock, Larry B. Mauksch, Saskia Witteborn, Jeffery Hummel, Pamela Nagasawa, Lynne S. Robins
2011 Journal of general internal medicine  
This work was supported by the funds from the Agency Healthcare Research and Quality, RO1 HS 13172-01 Conflicts of Interest: Mr.  ...  Mauksch declares that he receives consultation and training fees from health care organizations to train health care providers in upfront agenda setting and other communication skills.  ...  To impact health outcomes communication training needs to extend beyond upfront agenda setting to include skills such as emotion handling, eliciting the patient's perspective, self management support,  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11606-011-1773-y pmid:21735348 pmcid:PMC3208461 fatcat:eiksqtoa5vay7a4ob2nrznbhey

Can Payments for Ecosystem Services Improve the Management of Natura 2000 Sites? A Contribution to Explore Their Role in Italy

Davide Marino, Davide Pellegrino
2018 Sustainability  
However, careful attention must to be paid to the supporting role of public authorities, generally crucial for the success of a PES.  ...  We found that in these areas, farmers and foresters often allow the maintenance of natural and semi-natural ecosystems through their economic activity.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work was supported by the European Union through the project LIFE+ 'Making Good Natura' (Grant number LIFE11 ENV/IT/000168).  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10030665 fatcat:huobefdozvgjleiolwpu6kvs3q

Is hematopoietic cell transplantation still a valid option for mantle cell lymphoma in first remission in the chemoimmunotherapy-era?

L Chaudhary, M A Kharfan-Dabaja, P Hari, M Hamadani
2013 Bone Marrow Transplantation  
The availability of various post-remission maintenance or consolidation strategies, have led some to question the role of upfront autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation (auto-HCT) consolidation  ...  Hyper-CVAD associated stem cell mobilization failure is an increasingly recognized problem, underscoring the need for alternative inductions, or consideration for early stem cell collection, when this  ...  Bortezomib and lenalidomide maintenance should be considered only within the context of clinical trials (authors' opinion).  ... 
doi:10.1038/bmt.2013.56 pmid:23584438 fatcat:efjg3q64wvfyveicgq2qkcpsi4

Solar-Based Rural Electrification Policy Design: The Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) Model in Fiji

Matthew Dornan
2012 Social Science Research Network  
Major flaws are identified, relating to incorrect treatment of principal-agent problems, information asymmetries, motivational problems, and resourcing of government agencies.  ...  associated with solar technologies and using a public private sector partnership for maintenance.  ...  Lastly, World Vision Australia is acknowledged for their financial support of this research.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2067856 fatcat:qavoiaupyngqhinaaeeaemho2e

Solar-based rural electrification policy design: The Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model in Fiji

M. Dornan
2011 Renewable Energy  
Major flaws are identified, relating to incorrect treatment of principal-agent problems, information asymmetries, motivational problems, and resourcing of government agencies.  ...  associated with solar technologies and using a public private sector partnership for maintenance.  ...  Lastly, World Vision Australia is acknowledged for their financial support of this research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.renene.2010.07.015 fatcat:vdtatyvidff4jclxddpef46hcy

Novel Financing Model for Neglected Tropical Diseases: Development Impact Bonds Applied to Sleeping Sickness and Rabies Control

Susan Christina Welburn, Kevin Louis Bardosh, Paul Gerard Coleman, Jakob Zinsstag
2016 PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases  
Under the theoretical scenario outlined in Fig 1 , the long-term maintenance of the disease-free state is embedded in local systems and ideally fully financed locally and affordable within the available  ...  By contrast, in East Africa, T. b. rhodesiense infections progress rapidly, resulting in death within months of infection.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005000 pmid:27855156 pmcid:PMC5113866 fatcat:jxcuho6w5zh55a6vb2c4slxgd4

Managing Requirements Knowledge (MaRK_08)

Walid Maalej, Anil K. Thurimella, Hans-Jörg Happel, Björn Decker
2008 2008 First International Workshop on Managing Requirements Knowledge  
Traditional knowledge management solutions require formal processes, extensive maintenance policies, large upfront configuration and long time investments.  ...  solution concepts in a premature state. • Five full papers (6-10 pages) describe problems, needs, novel approaches and frameworks within the scope of the workshop.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mark.2008.6 fatcat:qyq7ahwlergjlgjmxygfivtowi

Integration von Produkt und Dienstleistung - Hybride Wertschöpfung: Hybrid Value Creation [chapter]

Vivek K. Velamuri, Anne-Katrin Neyer, Kathrin M. Möslein
2010 Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2010  
The iterative process of analyzing within-case and cross-case data supported the creation of new relationships and aimed at the exploration of theoretical explanations for the phenomenon under study (  ...  Firm-customer interaction in this cluster is transactional by nature and is consistently supported by an upfront purchase model (see table 4 ).  ... 
doi:10.17875/gup2010-1451 fatcat:v57x2u35d5hbbdys24s4vuayda

Autologous retransplantation for patients with recurrent multiple myeloma

Leopold Sellner, Christiane Heiss, Axel Benner, Marc S. Raab, Jens Hillengass, Dirk Hose, Nicola Lehners, Gerlinde Egerer, Anthony D. Ho, Hartmut Goldschmidt, Kai Neben
2013 Cancer  
METHODS: A total of 200 patients with multiple myeloma who developed disease recurrence after treatment with upfront ASCT and received an autologous retransplantation as salvage therapy at the study center  ...  Factors associated with improved PFS and overall survival after salvage ASCT included an initial PFS of > 18 months after upfront ASCT, bortezomib-containing or lenalidomide-containing therapies for reinduction  ...  To circumvent the problem of stem cell harvest in intensively pretreated patients, we recommend the collection and cryopreservation of a sufficient amount of stem cells for both upfront and salvage ASCT  ... 
doi:10.1002/cncr.28104 pmid:23576287 fatcat:irxjsxacejg7fihgcwn4gc7w5u

A Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment-Based Decision-Analysis Framework

Marwa Hannouf, Getachew Assefa
2018 Sustainability  
Acknowledgments: This research was undertaken thanks in part to support from the University of Calgary's Canada First Research Excellence Fund Program, the Global Research Initiative in Sustainable Low  ...  can compensate any upfront economic and social impacts Maintenance actions that target a reduction of GHG through non-raw materials and energy aspects Increased upfront costs • These maintenance  ...  However, this increase in upfront costs is still manageable, as it can either be compensated by a reduction in the overall and long-term economic impacts of the product life cycle or it stays within an  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10113863 fatcat:6jzyb5t65bdvjnzkbu35647e5q

Obstacles of On-Premise Enterprise Resource Planning Systems and Solution Directions

Senem Sancar Gozukara, Bedir Tekinerdogan, Cagatay Catal
2020 Journal of Computer Information Systems  
Large upfront financial investment P3.  ...  Although customized ERP systems provide services for specific organizations, without further support and continuous maintenance, for an ERP system, it is hard to provide appropriate services to the orga  ... 
doi:10.1080/08874417.2020.1739579 fatcat:qn6wavam7zgmre4wdq4zrxljpa

Evaluating CM3: Problem Management [chapter]

Mira Kajko-Mattsson
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
CM 3 : Problem Management is a detailed problem management process model to be utilised within corrective maintenance.  ...  It has been developed at ABB and evaluated for its industrial relevance within 17 non-ABB organisations. In this paper, we present the evaluation results of CM 3 : Problem Management.  ...  Finally, I would like to thank Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericssons Stiftelse for their financial support allowing us to validate our model within Ericsson Group.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-47961-9_31 fatcat:gxzhg4eo6bghhcx66xutd4tu7m

Access to electricity in Small Island Developing States of the Pacific: Issues and challenges

Matthew Dornan
2014 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
Institutional arrangements that facilitate the sustainable operation and maintenance of off-grid systems also need to be established.  ...  these problems.  ...  The barrier presented by upfront costs is especially pronounced for renewable technologies such as solar systems, which have a high upfront (or capital) cost but low operating and maintenance costs [26  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2013.12.037 fatcat:ywvtlg5u3fbnzpyy6qjivnd4py

Sustainability guidelines for long-living software systems

Zoya Durdik, Benjamin Klatt, Heiko Koziolek, Klaus Krogmann, Johannes Stammel, Roland Weiss
2012 2012 28th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM)  
On this behalf we created a catalog of "software sustainability guidelines" to support project managers, software architects, and developers during system design, development, operation, and maintenance  ...  .  Quantifies the expected costs of changes to a system pro-actively to support decisions during system evolution.  Improves the initial design upfront to avoid maintenance and evolution problems.   ...  Problem analysis is for example supported by architecture analysis, software comprehension, and quality indicators.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsm.2012.6405316 dblp:conf/icsm/DurdikKKKSW12 fatcat:fcshvrzns5eixlbufjhbactpqm
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