Final course grades have been uploaded in the grade book
Grades updated in Gradebook:
Individual Project Grade
Extra Credit (if applicable)
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Artifacts to be Delivered: (electronically via email)
Due on Last night of class 12/3/2014
- Project Scope Document
- Current State
- Process Flow Diagram(s)
- Data Diagrams
- Business Rules
- Prototype JustinMind file
- Presentation PPT
Exam 3 planning
• The primary material covered in the exam 3 will be on the Design aspects of the course with focus on the topic discussions and exercises reviewed in Classes 8 through 11.
– Class 8 – Design
– Class 9 – Persona/Scenario/Prototype
– Class 10 – User Experience
– Class 11 – Reviewing Work
– Class 11 – Selling Your Ideas
• While the exam will focus on design aspects of the discussions, there will be references to the analysis tools (process flow, data entities and business rules) found in some of the questions and applied in the case portion of the exam.
• A review of chapter 6 in the text book and the class discussions on the analysis tools will also be helpful
– Class 5 – Process Mapping
– Class 6 – Data Mapping and Relationships
– Class 7 – Business Rules and Decision Tree
Class 12 – Summary has a general overview of the course and the topics
• The exam has three sections: (all multiple choice)
12 question on general knowledge of the above subject areas (mostly on Design Topics)
12 questions based on a case review which is focused on data elements and there application in a mocked up design solution (Report Designs and Layouts will be included in the case material)
16 question on a separate case review which will focused on the identification / evaluation of business rules and their applicability to developing a potential solutions
To prepare for the question pertaining to the two cases in the exam, review previous case work assignments and practice identifying the key process steps, data elements and business rules that would be pertinent to creating a solution
Overall this exam will test you skills in analyzing the information supplied in a case an applying it to a solution
Please take a few minutes to complete the Student Feedback Form for this class, you feedback is important to the school and very much appreciated.
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Presentations of the team projects will be delivered during class on November 19, 2014.
Prior to presenting, each team should turn in a printed copy of the PowerPoint presentation and screen shots of the prototype
Presentations should be no more then 12 minutes in length
All members are encouraged to present
In order to keep things moving along, please come prepared with prototype and presentations queued up
Opportunity to earn extra credit points towards your final grade, see Extra Credit page for details
Draft views of your team’s User Persona(s) and Scenario(s)
Use the persona template found on the web site to describe the typical user(s) that will be engaged in the project solution. Depending on the project solution there may be more than one persona.
Create a draft outline of scenario(s) that the user will work thought as it pertain to the project solution. The scenario(s) tell a story as to how the user interacts with the solution, there many be one or more scenarios needed to tell the story. For the initial draft of the scenario(s) you may create a simple document that outlines the steps and decisions in the form of bullet points. The final project submission should include more formal scenario views using the JustinMind tool.