Online citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.
Please confirm you are human
(Sign Up for free to never see this)
← Back to Search

A Stage-based Model Of Personal Informatics Systems

I. Li, Anind K. Dey, J. Forlizzi
Published 2010 · Computer Science

Save to my Library
Download PDF
Analyze on Scholarcy
Share
People strive to obtain self-knowledge. A class of systems called personal informatics is appearing that help people collect and reflect on personal information. However, there is no comprehensive list of problems that users experience using these systems, and no guidance for making these systems more effective. To address this, we conducted surveys and interviews with people who collect and reflect on personal information. We derived a stage-based model of personal informatics systems composed of five stages (preparation, collection, integration, reflection, and action) and identified barriers in each of the stages. These stages have four essential properties: barriers cascade to later stages; they are iterative; they are user-driven and/or system-driven; and they are uni-faceted or multi-faceted. From these properties, we recommend that personal informatics systems should 1) be designed in a holistic manner across the stages; 2) allow iteration between stages; 3) apply an appropriate balance of automated technology and user control within each stage to facilitate the user experience; and 4) explore support for associating multiple facets of people's lives to enrich the value of systems.
This paper references
10.1145/1124772.1124910
Investigating health management practices of individuals with diabetes
L. Mamykina (2006)
Know Thyself: Tracking Every Facet of Life, from Sleep to Mood to Pain
G Wolf (2009)
Self-Surveillance. Bulletin of ASIS&T
N Yau (2009)
10.1007/11853565_11
SenseCam: A Retrospective Memory Aid
S. Hodges (2006)
The House That Twitters
Simon Choppin (2010)
10.1109/PCTHEALTH.2006.361667
Increasing the Awareness of Daily Activity Levels with Pervasive Computing
J. Maitland (2006)
CHI 2010: Performance, Stagecraft, and Magic
(2010)
Using Contextual Information to Improve Awareness of Physical Activity. Engaging Data Forum
I Li (2009)
10.1145/1107458.1107460
MyLifeBits: a personal database for everything
J. Gemmell (2006)
CARPE Research Area." SIGMM
J. Gemmell (2010)
10.1007/978-3-540-39653-6_13
Tools for Studying Behavior and Technology in Natural Settings
S. Intille (2003)
10.1002/aris.2007.1440410117
Personal Information Management
William Jones (2007)
SenseCam: a Retrospective Memory Aid. Ubicomp'06
S Hodges (2006)
10.1109/TVCG.2007.70541
Casual Information Visualization: Depictions of Data in Everyday Life
Zachary Pousman (2007)
Know Thyself: Tracking Every Facet of Life, from Sleep to Mood to Pain, 24/7/365
G. Wolf (2009)
10.1145/1357054.1357335
Activity sensing in the wild: a field trial of ubifit garden
Sunny Consolvo (2008)
10.1109/HICSS.2009.321
Mycrocosm: Visual Microblogging
Y. Assogba (2009)
10.1145/997078.997094
Visualizing health: imagery in diabetes education
J. Frost (2003)
Slow Technology: Designing for Reflection. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing
L Hallnäs (2001)
10.1145/1409635.1409657
Using visualizations to increase compliance in experience sampling
G. Hsieh (2008)
The house that Twitters Accessed on September 16, 2009 at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science- news/6156291/The-house-that-Twitters
R Alleyne (2009)
10.1007/11853565_16
Fish'n'Steps: Encouraging Physical Activity with an Interactive Computer Game
J. Lin (2006)
10.1007/PL00000019
Slow Technology – Designing for Reflection
L. Hallnäs (2001)
The house that Twitters." Telegraph.co.uk
R. Alleyne (2009)
10.1145/985921.986164
Personal information management
O. Bergman (2004)
CARPE Research Area
J Gemmell (2010)
Position Paper on Using Contextual Information to Improve Awareness of Physical Activity
I. Li (2009)
Increasing the Awareness of Moderate Exercise with Pervasive Computing
J Maitland (2006)
Mycrocosm: Visual Microblogging. HICSS'09
Y Assogba (2009)
10.1145/1518701.1518861
UbiGreen: investigating a mobile tool for tracking and supporting green transportation habits
Jon Froehlich (2009)
10.1023/A:1023605205115
Experience Sampling: Promises and Pitfalls, Strengths and Weaknesses
C. Scollon (2003)
10.2307/j.ctv4v3226.6
Autobiography Benjamin Franklin
Joseph W. McCloskey (1964)
SenseCam: a Retrospective Memory
S. Hodges (2006)
10.1109/MC.2008.307
Some Computer Science Issues in Creating a Sustainable World
Jennifer Mankoff (2008)



This paper is referenced by
Exploring Power Distance, Classroom Activity, and the International Classroom Through Personal Informatics
D. Gerritsen (2015)
10.1145/3374920.3374922
How are you feeling?: Using Tangibles to Log the Emotions of Older Adults
D. Gooch (2020)
10.1007/978-3-319-54283-6_27
Quantify Yourself: Are Older Adults Ready?
P. Massa (2016)
10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6090196
Personalized behavior change support for disease prevention
K. Kaipainen (2011)
Gamifying Quantified Self Approaches for Learning: an Experiment with the Live Interest Meter
Benedikt Morschheuser (2014)
10.1007/S41666-018-0033-X
A Patient-Centered Proposal for Bayesian Analysis of Self-Experiments for Health
Jessica Schroeder (2019)
Integrating smartphone and sensor data in a quanti ed self app
Kenneth Brüel Falmark (2013)
10.1016/J.COMPCOM.2011.07.002
Investigating an “Internet of Hybrid Products”: Assembling Products, Interactions, Services, and Networks through Design
J. Knutsen (2011)
UbiqLog: a generic mobile phone-based life-log framework
Springer-Verlag London Limited (2012)
Self-Knowledge through Self-Tracking Devices: Design Guidelines for Usability and a Socio-Technical Examination from Posthumanity Perspective
Burcu Avcı (2015)
Consumer Health Information Technology: Motivation, Ability, and Opportunity in the Contexts of Older People and Fitness Tracking Technology
Robert Rockmann (2019)
10.1145/2559206.2560468
Autonomy in technology design
R. Calvo (2014)
A quantified past : fieldwork and design for remembering a data-driven life
Christopher Richard Elsden (2018)
6hqwlphqw $qdo\vlv Rq 3huvrqdo (pdlo $ufklyhv
S. Hangal ()
10.1007/978-1-4471-6413-5_14
An Integrated Patient-Centric Approach for Situated Research on Total Hip Replacement: ESTHER
J. Garcia (2014)
10.1145/3010915.3010988
Sleep tracking in the real world: a qualitative study into barriers for improving sleep
Zilu Liang (2016)
10.1145/3173574.3173745
Supporting Meaningful Personal Fitness: the Tracker Goal Evolution Model
Jasmin Niess (2018)
10.1145/3173574.3173671
An Empirical Exploration of Mindfulness Design Using Solo Travel Domain
Runyuan Chen (2018)
10.1145/3318143
Ambiguity as a Resource to Inform Proto-Practices
Pedro Sanches (2019)
10.1145/3209219.3209220
Scaffolding for an OLM for Long-Term Physical Activity Goals
L. M. Tang (2018)
10.1145/3313831.3376231
In Search of Forms for Evocative and Generative Reflection: Exploratory Studies and a Design Proposal
Heekyoung Jung (2020)
Beyond Technical Motives: Perceived User Behavior in Abandoning Wearable Health & Wellness Trackers
A. Fadhil (2019)
10.1007/s00779-012-0587-1
Designing beyond habit: opening space for improved recycling and food waste behaviors through processes of persuasion, social influence and aversive affect
R. Comber (2012)
10.1145/2800835.2807947
New frontiers of quantified self: finding new ways for engaging users in collecting and using personal data
Amon Rapp (2015)
10.1007/978-3-319-07788-8_46
A Conceptual Framework for Augmented Smart Coach Based on Quantified Holistic Self
H. Yoon (2014)
10.24251/HICSS.2017.556
Designing a Primary Personal Information Market as an Industry Platform: a Service Innovation Approach
Ross Farrelly (2017)
10.1145/2993901.2993917
Using Concrete and Realistic Data in Evaluating Initial Visualization Designs
Søren Knudsen (2016)
10.1145/2016656.2016662
Support of self-management for chronic kidney failure patients
Yasuhiro Sota (2011)
10.1145/3170427.3173025
Informing the Design of Personal Informatics Technologies for Unpredictable Chronic Conditions
Amid Ayobi (2018)
10.5281/zenodo.884051
Supplementary Material For The Paper "Design Recommendations For Self-Monitoring In The Workplace: Studies In Software Development"
André N. Meyer (2017)
Using Personal Informatics Data in Collaboration among People with Different Expertise
Chia-Fang Chung (2018)
A simple curious agent to help people be curious
H. Yu (2011)
See more
Semantic Scholar Logo Some data provided by SemanticScholar