IT tools and support for improved briefing

The present paper gives a comprehensive overview of the CoBrITe1 project. First, the aims and objectives of the project are described, followed by a detailed definition and characterization of the briefing process. Then, an overview of the current technology implementations of the CoBrITe industrial partners is given. The paper also introduces five key areas that can promote effective briefing: Communication, Information capture, Information referencing, Information representation, and change management. Finally, the CoBrITe system architecture is presented. The project is ongoing and supported by the Link / IDAC program.