UX Capstone, Session 2

Agenda / Tuesday, October 10

Project documentation – focus on the client and audience

  • Overview and housekeeping
    • You both uploaded comprehensive status report (yeah!)
    • And replies!
    • Upload photo as avatar!!
  • Mini-lecture/discussion/questions
  • Presentations: Students identify clients and provide analysis of client needs
    • Angie: beauty app / lets talk about the challenge of labels and taxonomy
    • Laura: Boyt Enterprises / lets talk about metrics that can justify website investment if there is no shopping cart
  • Deliverables:
    • The purpose of the design including problem statement and project constraints
    • Market/competitor research
    • A description of the audience including summary of audience characteristics
    • Details of at least three personas
    • A scenario describing how one persona would successfully complete a series of tasks
    • Detailed description of how the selected persona would discover the website

Links

Mid-session digital stand-ups

Online reports due by midnight – each report should explain (a) what you’ve done, (b) what you’re working on and (c) what you need help with or where you have questions/blocker

  1. One week after class (TU, 17 October)
  2. Two weeks after class (TU, 24 October)

Within 24 hours, read and respond to at least two class member reports. This is an opportunity to help one another move through challenges.

When we meet on for session three, each class member should have completed one stand-up report and at least two responses in this sprint.

For Session 3

Project documentation – focus on the site organization and design

  • Sitemap
  • Low/high fidelity wireframes
  • Design brief/specification
  • What kind of web presence are you building for your mobile app (if you’re building one)?

Follow link for details about the assignment.

Suggested reading

 

Sessions

  1. Thursday, September 19
  2. Thursday, October 10
  3. Tuesday, October 31
  4. Tuesday, November 14
  5. Tuesday, December 5