Optional Assignment 1
This is an optional assignment for students who do not take the IFI7157 Practice and IFI7155 Evaluating the User Experience courses.
Carry out a short contextual inquiry about your project domain. Summarize your findings as a blog post. Prepare to present your findings shortly (5 min). Focus on the following:
- Why have you chosen this project idea?
- Do you have a personal connection to the field?
- How long have you been involved?
- Do you have a chance to contact stakeholders, subject matter experts and/or possible users for this design project?
- Did you find any useful literature about your project domain?
- Summarize key findings.
- Do the findings support your initial problem?
- Do you know any similar systems in Estonia and in abroad?
- Choose 2…4 similar systems for comparison.
- Take screenshots.
- How are they similar to your project idea?
- How are they different from your project idea?
- What are the main strengths of each system?
- What are the main weaknesses of each system?
- If you prepare presentation slides about the competitive review, then please upload your slides to the web and embed to your blog post (SlideShare, Scribd, Google Docs).
Due date: 14.02.2016
- usefulness of the findings;
- presentation of the competitive review.
Recommended amount of work: 5 hours for each group member
Max points: 5 (extra points)