Chapter 14 - Designing the User Interface - Robert Baxley

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Read pages 540 - 544. Pick your top three of the "Eight Golden Rules". For each of the  three selected briefly describe a situation where a system you have used violated that rule. Answer : In a project in Kabul, I implemented a document management solution that uses I.R.I.S. for the document scanning and management solution, Microsoft SQL for the database and Microsoft SharePoint for User look-ups and searching. Since I chose an off-the-shelf solution (for cost and support reasons) there was absolutely no customization (it was somewhat possible, but we did not have the budget). 1.) Offer Informative Feedback - All the systems assumed that the users were technologically
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Unformatted text preview: sophisticated. However most of the users and even the people who would input the documents in to the system had little to no computer skills. 2.) Enable frequent Users to Use Shortcuts - The solution, as-is, did not offer the ability to create or use shortcuts on a per user basis 3.) Offer simple error handling - Like my answer to number 1 above, most of the users and even the people who would use system had little to no computer skills and many, if not most, of the default error message were cryptic and confusing....
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2012 for the course MMIS 530 taught by Professor Jayashbaugh during the Winter '12 term at Friends University.

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