For this milestone, you will submit an overview of your selected web application and an analysis of the application’s design and ease of use with regard to human-computer interaction (HCI). This task consists of the following parts:
- Application Overview. From the list of options in the Final Project Guidelines and Rubric document, identify the application you will analyze for your final project, explain why you chose it, and identify the intended audience.
- Analysis. Analyze the application’s design and ease of use with regard to HCI best practices. Support your position with examples, and use appropriate HCI terminology based on information in the first three modules. Also provide recommendations for improving the application’s design and ease of use.
To complete this assignment, review the following documents:
- Milestone One Guidelines and Rubric PDF
Use one of the web-based applications listed below as the basis for your analysis and recommendations.
The Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) Student Portal. Log in with your SNHU credentials. Wufoo. Wufoo allows you to create surveys and invitations and even to take orders online. You can show the results in graphical form with pie charts, bar graphs, and line graphs. This is a free application, but it requires registration. FreshBooks. FreshBooks features invoicing, web-based time tracking, and expense tracking with rich functionality. Because the free version allows for up to three customers, this application is most useful for service-oriented businesses with just a few clients. This is a free application, but it requires registration. MailChimp. MailChimp enables you to quickly create email newsletters. This is a free application, but it requires registration. Capsule. Capsule is a customer relationship management (CRM) system designed for small businesses. This is a free application, but it requires registration.
Weebly. Weebly’s website-building and hosting service allows you to build up to two sites. You can also set up a blog, and readers can post comments. This is a free application, but it requires registration. PayPal. PayPal offers a secure electronic shopping cart that gets your electronic storefront up and running within minutes. This is a free application, but it requires registration.