Consolidation in Collaborative Design: An Exploratory Case Study

  • Deógenes Silva Junior UFPR
  • Roberto Pereira UFPR


In collaborative software design scenarios, Consolidation is a key process for contributions from diverse participants to be understood, reviewed, and integrated into a coherent set of design objects. However, this process is complex because it acts at different times and objects throughout a design process, and few works in literature are devoted to addressing this process and its inherent complexity. This paper presents an exploratory case study to investigate Consolidation in a Design Thinking-inspired process. As results, remarks about dimensions of Consolidation, activities where Consolidation occurred and strategies used were identified, which can be a source for designing technical features for supporting Consolidation practices.


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SILVA JUNIOR, Deógenes; PEREIRA, Roberto. Consolidation in Collaborative Design: An Exploratory Case Study. In: WORKSHOP SOBRE ASPECTOS SOCIAIS, HUMANOS E ECONÔMICOS DE SOFTWARE (WASHES), 5. , 2020, Cuiabá. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2020 . p. 11-20. DOI: