Information Design as Evaluation Tool and Interactions Generator

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Manuel Humberto Parga
Mauricio Hernando Vargas
Juan José Arango

Abstract

For visualizing complex and multidimensional information, the idea is to create and evaluate an informatics tool, designed to ease the exploration, analysis and collective understanding of a given subject. This concept will help in the solution of design problems by facilitating collaborative work, sharing of representations, interactive explanations, shareholder’s information updates and tracking system changes and actions as an interactive timeline. From the elaboration of a framework for the visualization of complex and multidimensional information, the aim is to create and evaluate an informatics tool, designed to ease the exploration, analysis and collective understanding of a given subject, which will help in the solution of design problems in such subject. The framework aims to ease the collaborative work, having as a premise the possibility of sharing representations, translate points of views in different stakeholders, argument explanations, update conclusions that arises from changes in the system and register decisions or actions taken in a specific time.

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Author Biographies

Manuel Humberto Parga, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Bogotá

Industrial Designer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, M.A. in Information Design From UDLA-México, with more than 20 years of academic experience at multiple universities, (in Colombia and abroad). He was Dean of the Industrial Design Program at Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano (2009-2012), and currently is an Associate Professor, with specific interests in Information Design and Service Design.

Mauricio Hernando Vargas, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Bogotá

Industrial Designer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, with over 30 of experience in design and programming interactive applications, 2D and 3D animation, Digital effects, TV direction, production and post-production, web programming, commercial and educational multimedia design, design and development of high performance sports garments and director of sustainable tourism projects for numerous companies. He has 5 years of academic experience in Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, and is currently is a Teacher at the Industrial Design Program at UJTL, with specific areas of interest in Service Design, Interaction Design, Product Design, Ubiquitous Computing and artificial intelligence.

Juan José Arango, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Bogotá

Industrial Designer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and Digital and Multimedia Publishing Specialist from the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. With eight years of academic experience in Industrial Design, Graphic Design and Gastronomy in multiple universities, his areas of interest are Service Design, Interaction Design and Food Design.

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