TRANSFORMING CONCUR TASK TREES MODEL INTO AN ABSTRACT USER INTERFACE
Business applications are difficult to use for the average user. An adaptive user interface improves employees’ productivity and is presented as a solution to this problem. However, developing user interfaces that are adapted to the needs and culture of the enterprise is time-consuming and expensive. We developed a software prototype for generating adaptive user interfaces that makes this process less time-consuming and more efficient. We propose an extension to the Cameleon Reference Framework project by Information Society Technologies, on the implementation level by adding an additional step for defining the Area of Business Operations. That way the prototype can extract business tasks for the selected industry therefore, presenting to the developer a more intelligent selection of predefined tasks. In this article, we also present a programming approach for transforming a task model, as defined by the ConcurTaskTrees notation, into an abstract user interface.
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