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Create a Rich Internet Application

Lesson 1 – Introduction and Strategy

Informatica Communicatie Academie Hogeschool Arnhem Nijmegen

Targets

At the end of this lesson

You’ll know -what you’ll do in the course Interaction Design -how to pass this course -the phases of User Centered Design -what is meant with Site Objectives -the assignment for the next lesson

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Introduction

Introduction Peter Schulz

peter.schulz@han.nl

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Topics

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Strategy Scope Design Prototyping Usability Testing

The assignments for Strategy and Scope will be covered in one (Strategy and Scope) document.

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Assignments

1 + 2 – Vision and Scope document 3 – Functional Design document 4 – High Fidelity prototype 5 – Usability-testdesign and testreport Examination

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Feedback

For every product there will be feedback moments during the course. • Deadlines can be taken from the lessons schedule (see: lessonschedule) • Every Thursday and Friday you can ask for feedback • Make sure to prepare and arrange your feedback sessions

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Delivery

No delivery or not on time: • Product will not be marked • No more feedback • You’ll have to redo the assignment during your project

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How to deliver the products?

Every assignment consists of a document name and topic: IAD_International_Group{nr}_Assignment{nr} • Add a coverpage! • Turn on the spelling checker! • Pretend as if your are writing a paper for a client!  See example If your paper does not meet the standards above it will not be evaluated and not be marked.

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Theory & feedback

Thursday Theory & feedback

Monday
Theory Friday Feedback

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Assignments, examination and marks

Assignments 3 and 5 will be counted twice All assignments must be at least 5,5 Your final mark will be calculated: (A1+A2) + 2(A3) + A4 + 2(A5) + exam)/8

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Agreements

Be on time! Otherwise wait until the break. Please not a sweet entry during class… During theory lessons, laptops are not allowed! (You can make notes on paper)

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Short break… (15 min)

Lets start making groups:

• Each group consists of a maximum of 5 students • It is your own responsibility to arrange a group and to become a member of it

 15 min break
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Phases User Centred Design (Jesse James Garret)

Phases to work step by step towards the realization of a RIA (Rich Internet Application); Milestones of deliverables for decision making; Advantages: • better way of planning deliverables; • (in time) involvement of stakeholders.

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Strategy

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Scope

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Structure

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Skeleton

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Surface

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Relationship
Testdesign and reporting (A5)

Prototype (A4)

Design Document (A3)

Strategy and Scope Document (A1 + A2)

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Site Objectives

Who wants to invest (and pay for our effort)? Why does he want to invest (earn money? competitive advantage? new users? .....) What business goals does he want to achieve? Are there requirements to consider from the start of the project? Mention them!

• We call these the Site Objectives. • They are part of the Strategy & Scope document.

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User Needs (Next Lesson)

What are the needs of the user? Who is the user? What does he want to accomplish and how? What are do’s and don'ts? Are there requirements to consider from the start of the project? Mention them!

• We call these the User Needs. • They are part of the Strategy & Scope document.

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Environment Analysis (Next Lesson)

What are others (competitors) doing? What can we learn from them? What are do’s and don'ts? Are there requirements to consider from the start of the project? Mention them! • We call this the Environment Analysis. • It is part of the Strategy & Scope document.

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Requirements Site Objectives

Requirements

R e q u i r e m e n t s

Vision & Scope Document

Environment analyses

Requirements

User Needs

MOSCOW LIST

Assignment

A traffic agency wants to invest in an application to support biking adventures in Luxembourg. The application should support the following requirements: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Plan biking tours and routes; Hire and pay for bikes in advance; Leave them and pick them up somewhere else; Look at routes and give comments; Meet other bikers or take part in a group biking route on a certain date or place; (continues on next slide…)
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Assignment

6. Get insight information about the difficulty of the route the skills you need for the slopes etc. 7. Know where you can go if incidents or accidents occur; 8. Combine you’re biking with dining, sleeping etc. 9. Others…. (use your imagination)

(please check out the following link for more information: http://www.tripadvisor.in/ShowTopic-g190340-i789k3810653-Is_it_possible_to_rent_a_bikeLuxembourg.html)
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Assignment

In a nutshell:

1. Look at the course description assignment-01; 2. All related documents are on online; 3. Start with the Site Objectives and write them down in a Strategy and Scope document; 4. Use the slides from this lesson; 5. Show me your concept next Thursday or Friday; 6. Use you’re creativity!

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Want to know more?

Phasing UX projects: Elements of User Experience ~ Jesse James Garrett Interaction Design: Designing the obvious ~ Robert Hoekman jr. About Face ~ Alan Cooper

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