Problem 2 : Researchers are not kids (most of the time)
Different user groups need different products :
Researchers want tools
TV people want a experience
Kids want their own look
Teachers want assignments.
Problem 3 : One portal to rule them all We promised one portal (starting point) ( www.euscreen.eu ) but don’t want people to have to click 6 times to reach the page/tools they prefer.
Problem 4 : Building me a house, i might tell you what i want
We have been asked to start building a structure in 3 years we have to put in the foundation and the clients will tell us in 6months, 12months, 18months what rooms they want and what should be inside these rooms.
solutions to the problems
Solution 1: (2x2) : A portal that only shows me what i want
Solution 2 (not kids) : My mom doesn’t change igoogle
unless she makes a mistake
We have users, tuners and builders. 90% will select templates others have made. 20% might tune them and only 10% will build their own.
Solution 3 (one portal) : Design the portal to remember me
or take hints.
We have users, tuners and builders. 90% will select template
Solution 4 (build me a house) : Have versions of building