Artifact Details

Title

Studies of office procedures and information flow

Catalog Number

102734168

Type

Text

Date

1975-1979

Author

Newman, William

Publisher

Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center)

Description

These folders include results of studies regarding office procedures in use at a Xerox Branch Office in order to inform developments of Office Information Systems (OIS). Also included are documents grouped under "Widget Memos" surrounding a series of office exercises, in which Xerox PARC researchers led employees in simulating a simple office task in greatly accelerated time. The participants of this study created documents under a fictitious company called International Widgets Inc.

Category

Technical Paper or Note

Collection Title

Jeff Rulifson papers

Series Title

Xerox PARC records

Credit

Gift of Jeff Rulifson

Lot Number

X6502.2012