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The McGill University App Concept The McGill University App Concept Presentation Transcript

  • 01 By Mobile Staging Team E-Business McGill Reimagined Presentation
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined Meet The Executives 02 Alexandrine Baril Salim Daif Fred Lacasse Yuri Sambale Anas Wattar The Mobile Staging Team
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined McGill Mobile Our Pitch 39 McGill University currently uses an outdated single platform for its students and personnel. We believe there are major improvements to be made to provide benefits to all users: 1) the upgrade of MyCourses and 2) the creation of a synchronized application for smartphones. MCGILL LOGIN Reimagined McGill online experience. Period. View slide
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined Presentation What will we cover 05 Agenda •Problems •Positions •Website Features •Mobile Features •App Development •Issues and Benefits •Steps Plan View slide
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined How We Solve Problems This is what we see: 06 WELCOME TO MCGILL...
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined How We Solve Problems This is what we see: Existing apps with different interfaces and limited features offered;MyMcGill, MyCourse, Minerva, Outlook,... This is the Real Problem: No existing easy to use app that totally enhances the McGill Website experience. The problem area: 07 The Real Problem is Deep Inside the Frozen Water. - Time efficiency - No mobile friendly - Needs outside software - Communicate through Facebook and Google Doc
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined Our Position & Solutions Upgrade of myMcGill Website Creation of an app for smartphone 08 Time Moves Fast. And McGill should be Leading...
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined Our Position & Solutions 08 - Discussion Board - Calendar - Collaboration - Rate Courses
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined Get Inspired Demo Video Watch Our Demo Video 04
  • Presentation name goes here Presentation McGill Reimagined McGill Reimagined What it does 09 Introducing McGill APP Reimag ine d NotificationsMenu Try our Prototype APP
  • Presentation name goes here Presentation McGill Reimagined MyCourses Features 10 Introducing McGill APP Reimag ine d Simple User-Friendly Stats All Contents
  • Presentation name goes here Presentation McGill Reimagined Synchronized Mails, Calendar and Minerva Features 11 Introducing McGill APP Reimag ine d
  • Presentation name goes here Presentation McGill Reimagined Collaborate Features 12 Introducing McGill APP Reimag ine d Create teams
  • Presentation name goes here Presentation McGill Reimagined Collaborate Features 13 Introducing McGill APP Reimag ine d Tasks Messages Google Docs Current projects
  • Presentation name goes here Presentation McGill Reimagined Collaborate Features 14 Introducing McGill APP Reimag ine d Classified Ads
  • Presentation name goes here Presentation McGill Reimagined App Development Objective-C 15 Why iOS? X-CODE COCOA 60% iPhones
  • Presentation name goes here Presentation McGill Reimagined App Development 16 CROWDSOURCING Crowdsourcing is the process of getting work or funding, usually online, from a crowd of people. Crowdsourcing is the act of taking a job traditionally performed by a designated agent (usually an employee) and outsourcing it to an un- defined, generally large group of people in the form of an open call. Use wisdom of crowd & Challenge McGill Students Beneficial for the App and for the students Contests
  • Presentation name goes here Presentation McGill Reimagined Collaborative Tools Google Docs 17 App Development vs. Etherpad winner Open SourceHigh Quality SaaS
  • Presentation name goes here Presentation McGill Reimagined Collaborative Tools 17 Calendar Mails Tasks & Goals App Development Messages Board Create Groups
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined Issues and Challenges 18 Issues - McGill University currently does not want to invest a significant amount of money in IT because doesn’t constitute determining factor in choosing university Challenges - main challenge currently = develop an app & improve MyCourses for the best with minimal cost and involvement - testing app on Desautels students and hoping for adoption by all students across university Risks if not adopted - complaints from students; decreases reputation - more complex for students to connect - redundancy of tasks performed by professors - less efficiency overall
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined Benefits 19 Benefits for McGill Students - eases communication among students for group projects - improves relationships among students and professors - improves efficiency and time wasting - increases motivation and commitment to their work - promotion of an environment of innovation - keeping up with technologies used in other universities; enhance or maintain reputation - efficiency across the entire university; reduction of inefficiency costs - satisfaction of users ie. professors, students, personnel Benefits for McGill University
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined Product RoadMap Launch minimum viable product. MVP Types of pivots we may encounter. Pivot or Persevere Measure actionable metrics and test Value & Growth hypothesis Innovation Accounting Build something new according to the feedback loop. B-M-L 20
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined McGill Reimagined 21 Reimagined McGill online experience. Period. Introducing McGill APP
  • Presentation McGill Reimagined McGill Reimagined 22 Questions & Answers