Team Gravis Pervasive IA Heuristic EvaluationPresentation Transcript
+Gravis footwearCross-channel Information Architectures C-F AIL # EPIAditya, Brennan, Hee Joo, Kristen Team Subgroup
What is Gravis?
Strive to be diﬀerentDon’t have that many products
Abbys IA Heuristics: Graded A-F
GradeControllable Fn Does user feel that the task they need to accomplish is No! available to them? n After user chooses a product, Gravis slam the door in the face of the user by not showing 3rd-party stores in context of the shoes.n How well does it anticipate and eliminate error potential? No! n NOT SO WELL. n Gravis adopted non-standard interaction patternsn When errors do occur, how easily can a user recover? No! n Not straightforward to go back to all shoes. n Not possible to go to the next shoe in the thumbnail list.n Are features oﬀered to allow the user to tailor information No! or functionality to their context?! n Cant serach or narrow options. Cannot mark particular products for future reference.
GradeClear DEasily Perceptible.n Is the functionality and information being provided easy to understand? Yes! n …but click on a link, the navigation paradigm changes.n Is the path to task completion obvious? No! n Not if you want to check out the skate stuﬀ, click on the skate link (it will sell you shoes).n Users nd it easy to describe? No! n If a descriptor such as "cube rotation" thing is used, there may be a problem.
GradeUseful EWebsites intended usage: Not satisfied.Users intended tasks: Not completed.n Not a single part of this sample task can be completed.Check out the new Lowdown shoes and buy the redones in size 11
Sam. The Skateboarder ASL 25/M/LA Hobbyist skateboarder Needs to buy a pair of Lowdowns
GradeFindable Fn Can users easily locate information and functionality that they are seeking?! No! n e website has no basic search function. n Shoes appear in pop-up grid as opposed to list n Names and prices are not listed in gridn Is it easy to enter the experience from a variety of channels and points of interest?! No! n Not possible to get to website from other sites selling Gravis shoes n Seems as if search engine is only optionn How do search engines “see” what is provided?! No! n Gravis site shows up as rst option in Google n Shows up close to the bottom of rst page in Yahoo! And Bing
Search engine results using Yahoo! or Bing.
GradeAccessible Fn Can information and functionality be used by a variety of user types via all expected channels and devices?! n Site is ash-based; automatically a problem for iOS devices No!n Is this experience compliant with 508 standards for accessibility? No! n Site doesnt support zooming n Not compatible with screen readers
Doesnt play well withothers. • Home page is not compatible with mobile devices nor does it have a separate mobile version. • Design Idea: It might be time to switch to HTML5
Gina. Visually impaired ASL 45/F/MI Wants to gift a nice Gravis shoe to her nephew
Typical website screen reader output
Gravis site screen reader output AKA accessibility fail