Next Generation Bulletin Board (NeGeBB) Design Concept for USI


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December, 2007

Final presentation for the User-Centered Design module for the User-System Interaction (USI) program at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e).

Our assignment was to do generate a design concept based on user research, personas, and design best practices.

Project partners were: Loes Ruijs, Eva Kraaijenbrink, Liu Qing, and Jurry de Vos

By the way, "banen" is the Dutch word for "jobs."

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Next Generation Bulletin Board (NeGeBB) Design Concept for USI

  1. 1. NeGe BB Group 4 Loes, Eva, Qing, Jurry, Brian
  2. 2. Roadmap <ul><li>Recap: Present System </li></ul><ul><li>Design Concept </li></ul><ul><li>User Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Present System Supports info dissemination Relevant to TU/e De-centralized administration
  4. 4. Present System Issues Content Receiver &quot;Internet is easier (search)&quot; &quot;Bulletin boards are time-consuming&quot; &quot;Posters often outdated&quot; &quot;Boards disorganized and overcrowded&quot;
  5. 5. Present System Issues Content Provider &quot;Hanging posters too expensive&quot; &quot;Permission takes too long&quot; &quot;Posters can be covered&quot;
  6. 6. Present System Issues Content Administrator &quot;Layout organization difficult&quot; &quot;Checking takes too long&quot;
  7. 7. Design Concept Support info dissemination at the TU/e Easily Quickly Sustainably
  8. 8. Design Concept Components of Our System
  9. 10. Monitors Web App Terminal
  10. 11. RFID readers
  11. 12. TU/e Badge
  12. 13. dBase
  13. 14. User Interaction Users and Our System
  14. 15. Content Receiver Hans Roelofs, Dutch <ul><li>MBTI: ESFP </li></ul><ul><li>Spontaneous </li></ul><ul><li>Loves people </li></ul><ul><li>Hates routine </li></ul>Bachelor Student, TM
  15. 16. Content Receiver
  16. 17. Content Receiver <ul><li>I never have writing utensils </li></ul><ul><li>I'm really forgetful </li></ul><ul><li>The RFID self-send function is great </li></ul>
  17. 18. Content Receiver
  18. 19. Content Receiver
  19. 20. Content Receiver username ************
  20. 21. Content Receiver
  21. 22. Content Receiver
  22. 23. Global Options
  23. 24. Content-Specific Workspace
  24. 25. Sharing Options
  25. 26. Send Buttons
  26. 27. Item Text
  27. 28. Global Text Search
  28. 29. <ul><li>I hate having to look for things </li></ul><ul><li>My friends are important to me </li></ul><ul><li>The search field is easy </li></ul><ul><li>Share buttons are great for friends </li></ul>
  29. 30. Content Provider Helga Galyenkovskovichski, Russian <ul><li>MBTI: ENTJ </li></ul><ul><li>Direct </li></ul><ul><li>Dominant </li></ul><ul><li>Loathes disorganization </li></ul>Master Student, BIS Provides content for her bodybuilding club
  30. 31. Content Provider
  31. 32. Image or Movie
  32. 33. Text Input
  33. 34. Dates Valid
  34. 35. Escape Hatch
  35. 36. <ul><li>I hate wasting time </li></ul><ul><li>I can't stand making mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>Valid dates is easy and efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Having one form is iterative and nice </li></ul>
  36. 37. Content Administrator Stefan Banen, Dutch Secretary, TU/e <ul><li>MBTI: ENTJ </li></ul><ul><li>Dominant </li></ul><ul><li>Stubborn </li></ul><ul><li>Born leader </li></ul>52 Years Old
  37. 38. Content Administrator
  38. 39. Content Detail View
  39. 40. Valid Dates Editable
  40. 41. Main Controls at End of Visual Flow
  41. 42. <ul><li>This is a small part of my job </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping inappropriate information off the monitors is critical </li></ul><ul><li>Valid dates is fast and automatic </li></ul><ul><li>The layout allows me to see everything quickly </li></ul><ul><li>It just works </li></ul>
  42. 43. Conclusion What all that means
  43. 44. Situations <ul><li>Expensive to provide content </li></ul><ul><li>Posters take 16 work-hours </li></ul><ul><li>Boards disorganized </li></ul><ul><li>Full of old posters </li></ul><ul><li>New content costs nothing </li></ul><ul><li>Changes are instantaneous and universal </li></ul><ul><li>Currency checked by system </li></ul>Information Dissemination
  44. 45. Situations <ul><li>Central control </li></ul><ul><li>Addresses all user issues </li></ul><ul><li>Economically/ecologically sustainable </li></ul>Information Dissemination
  45. 46. NeGe BB Group 4 Loes, Eva, Qing, Jurry, Brian Thanks, Questions?