According to LukeW, Sturgeon’s Law states that the easy way to do things is to make them crappy. However, if you flood the market with “crap” then eventually the users will revolt and demand / circle in on the good. That being said, we looked at the competition apps and figured out ways to better the experience so that our user could be easily persuaded to convert to the MySpot application. Not to...
PRIMARY GOALS -locate via GPS on map -identify nearby parking lots -display parking vacancies GUIDING PRINCIPLES -legibility (understandable at a glance) -simplicity (as little fiddling with phone as possible while driving) -accessibility (keep eyes on the road; voice controls)
Janice AGE: 21 JOB: Student LIKES: Boy bands, Skipping, Daydreaming, Text Messaging, Vlogging EXPERIENCE w/ TECH: Cellphone is attached to the hand indefinitely. Janice is a 21 year old junior in college. She loves puppies and kittens, cooking, listening to pop music, and skipping around in fair weather. She is an average student with a 3.14 grade point average. Janice loves using her smart...
Team “Phil and the Archinauts” (Adam Welker and Norman Ai) Problem: How often has this happened to you; you’re late for class, and frantically trying to locate a parking spot on campus. It seems like every lot you try is already full! If only there was a way to know how many parking spots were available at each lot in order to save time, gas, and sanity. Enter: mySpot,...