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Unformatted text preview: Cs325 - Fall 2011 Initial Project Point of View Part 1 of Project 4: Make it Better The Big Idea By the end of this project, youll have redesigned an interface/system to reflect usability principles. Step one is figure out the who, what, why, and how. The Long Version The first stage of developing the project idea is to come up with a user group, a need that you will address, and a point of view on how you could address it. For example, you might choose "A system for amateur gardeners to figure out where, when, and how much to water, using online plant information and moisture sensors." You can suggest some ideas (the more the better) for solution directions (e.g., "Use a tablet computer with a map of the garden as the main interface, and a cellphone-camera to snap photos of particular plants to look up in the database"). Don't try to develop them in detail. You'll need to learn more in the observation and exploration phases of the project to come up with that, and you don't want to get locked into a...
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- Fall '11