Monday September 18 - Needs Analysis

  • Comic Sans reading kickoff
  • Hannah - about the instructors 3 minute intro
  • You have collected inspirational designs, you have identified people to talk to about your project, you will have data. You can do numerous things to synthesize it
  • For your Needs Analysis assignment, you may want to consider creating some of the following artifacts (decide upon which are useful for your team):
    • personas
    • concept models
    • goals
    • task decompositions
    • lexicons
    • experience maps
    • Contextual Inquiry models:
    • flow models
    • sequence models
    • artifact models
    • physical models
    • cultural models
  • Techniques for deciding how to chart a path forward
    • affinity diagramming, card sorting, selection matrices

link to the checklist for this phase: Needs Analysis Checklist