Information System Week 9 - INFS Week 9 1 Identify a system...

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INFS Week 9 1. Identify a system or website that you use frequently for non-university purposes, and to prepare a list of features that you believe indicate (i) good, and (ii) poor design principles The website I choose is Wikipedia, a generally used social website. Wikipedia is the sixth-most popular website and constitutes the Internet's largest and most popular general reference work . It is a free-access , free content Internet encyclopedia , supported and hosted by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation . The advantage of Wikipedia’s design principle can be pretty much including simple, open, precise, expertise, unified, organic and incremental. Basically, Wikipedia gives understandable definitions and all the contents are fully open to the public. In addition, it provides related expertise and interpretation to make people know what they are searching. In contrast, the poor side can be proposed in two aspects. Firstly, all the content is expressed literally, which means all the communication and illustration is done by words. Wiki’s design can be oversimplified. Anyone who
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  • Three '12
  • bradley
  • Free software, general reference work, poor design principles, non-profit Wikimedia Foundation, sixth-most popular website

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