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Timeline from Winter 2014.

Milestone When to be Achieved? What Indicated achievement? Who is responsible for achievement? Completed? New Deadline Reason for Change
Set-up Versioning Control System January 24th, 2014 A private Git repository site for our team is created and each member is given an account. This will be used to hold all of our code for the project. Nick Yes N/A N/A
Set-up backend infrastructure January 24th, 2014 A server is provisioned that we will use to support our API to interface with mobile devices, as well as store any user data necessary. Nick Yes N/A N/A
Create Barcode Information Retrieval code January 24th, 2014 An initial version of the web service is created that can take in a barcode and return its matching information from our databases. This will run on our backend infrastructure. Nick, Peter Yes N/A N/A
Competitive Audit of existing apps January 31st, 2014 Document outlining existing apps and where they succeed and fail. Also will contain a SWOT analysis for our project. Taylor Yes N/A N/A
Create a Research Plan January 31st, 2014 A document outlining our research goals, processes, subjects, and implementation. This will set the foundation for our survey and interview questions. Sean, Taylor, Peter, Nick Yes N/A N/A
Draft Survey Questions February 7th, 2014 Understanding of what information we want to obtain and a document of appropriate survey questions for our target audience. Sean, Taylor, Peter Yes N/A N/A
Draft Interview Questions February 7th, 2014 Documentation of the complete list of interview questions needed to obtain the information we desire from our target audience. Sean, Taylor, Peter Yes N/A N/A
Line up our interviewees February 14th, 2014 Contact and schedule X (number will be in research plan) number of people agree to participate in our user interviews. We’ll use the interview questions that were drafted in the previous milestone. Sean Yes Not changed N/A
Ask for survey responses February 17th, 2014 Surveys have been sent out and 75% have been completed. We’ll use the survey questions drafted in the previous survey milestone. Sean Yes Not changed N/A
Interviews/Surveys Complete February 21st, 2014 The minimum amount of interviews (number will be in research plan) have been finished and the results are ready for analysis Sean Yes Not changed N/A
Results of Research Analyzed February 24th, 2014 Gather all of our obtained information from interviews and surveys, consolidate it, and look for trends among our subject that we want to address in our app Sean, Taylor, Peter No Not changed N/A
Persona Creation Complete February 28th, 2014 Two primary personas, one secondary persona, and one negative persona are created for assisting in designing our application. These will be based off our of results from the research analysis. Sean, Taylor No Not changed N/A
Prototypes of iOS and Android Applications created March 1st, 2014 Initial versions of our application are created in both iOS and Android. Allows the user to take a picture of a barcode and receive the product’s basic nutritional information. This will connect with the API we set up on the backend infrastructure. Nick, Peter No March 8th, 2014 While the Android prototype has been worked on since January 24th, the iOS prototype development hasn't started yet. This is because Peter already had experience with Android development and Nick is still learning Objective-C until he is comfortable enough to start porting the Android code to the iOS platform.
Name and Logo created March 1st, 2014 A catchy and/or effective name is created for our application as well as an appropriate logo. Taylor No Not changed N/A
Icon Created March 2nd, 2014 Using the previous logo, Taylor will create an icon for both the iOS and Android Systems Taylor No Not changed N/A
Paper Prototypes created March 5th, 2014 Paper prototypes are finished detailing basic workflow of application. Sean, Taylor, Nick No Not changed N/A
Wireframes are created March 12th, 2014 Wireframes are created of the application’s interface. We’ll use the previous paper prototypes as our design basics. These will be more detailed and we’ll complete them using Balsamiq. Taylor, Sean No Not changed N/A
User Workflows are created March 21st, 2014 User workflows are created based off of how each type of user would use our application. We’ll examine the research results and the personas and create these by mapping the journey on top of the wireframes. Sean, Taylor, Nick, Peter No Not changed N/A
Software Design Document created March 28th, 2014 A Software Design Document is created detailing every single feature and interface of the application. This will include descriptions of why the functionality was included. This document can be used for reference throughout the lifetime of our product. It will also be very useful for the development process. Taylor, Sean No Not changed
iOS and Android apps updated to match Wireframes and Software Design Document April 19th, 2014 Layout and functionality of the iOS and Android apps are edited to match the Wireframes and Software Design Document. We’ll start with the previous basic scanner and add in all of the extra features. This will link to our backend server. Sean and Taylor will continually test the app to see if it’s following their designs. Nick, Peter, Sean, Taylor No April 26th, 2014 Pushed the deadline back a week as the "Prototypes of iOS and Android Applications created" was pushed back a week. We want to have enough time to implement these changes to ensure the deadline can be met.
User Testing Feedback Forms Created April 20th, 2014 A feedback form is created for users to fill out while testing our application. We’ll also write down a series of tasks for the user to complete to standardize our testing. Sean, Taylor, Peter, Nick No April 26th, 2014 Pushed the deadline back to coincide with the "iOS and Android apps updated to match Wireframes and Software Design Document" milestone being moved.
User Testing Finished April 25th, 2014 Completed User Testing Forms have been returned to us to review. We’ll use the participants from our interviews to come test our application. Sean, Taylor No April 30th, 2014 Pushed the deadline back to coincide with the "User Testing Feedback Forms Created" milestone being moved.
User Testing Feedback Analyzed April 27th, 2014 Results from the User Feedback are analyzed to find out gaps in our service and what needs to be improved/ implemented. Sean, Taylor No May 2nd, 2014 Pushed the deadline back to coincide with the "User Testing Finished" milestone being moved.
Create a Marketing Plan April 28st, 2014 A marketing plan is created that outlines our strategies for gaining a positive public image and delegates who is responsible for the creation of our advertisements. Sean No Not changed N/A
User Feedback Analysis drafted into new Application Features/Changes April 30th, 2014 From the User Feedback Analysis, new features/changes are drafted to improve our app to better suit our users’ needs Sean, Taylor No May 5th, 2014 Pushed the deadline back to coincide with the "User Testing Feedback Analyzed" milestone being moved.
Diet Goals, Social media, and Diet Recommendations are implemented in Android and iOS apps May 9th, 2014 We will create a system where users can set dietary goals, post these goals to social media, view their friends’ posted goals, and be recommended different diets all from the iOS and Android app. Nick, Peter No May 16th, 2014 Pushed the deadline back to coincide with the "iOS and Android apps updated to match Wireframes and Software Design Document" milestone being moved. This gives us more time to implement these features.
Features/Changes from User Feedback Analysis Implemented May 23rd, 2014 The features/changes created from the User Feedback Analysis drafting are implemented in the Android and iOS apps. Nick, Peter No May 30th, 2014 Pushed back a week to coincide with the "Diet Goals, Social media, and Diet Recommendations are implemented in Android and iOS apps" being moved. This gives us more time to implement these features.
Distribute application to our peers for beta testing May 24th, 2014 A yet to be determined number of people will be chosen from our peers to be beta testers of our app. They will be allowed to have full access to it to give us more feedback on the newly-implemented features Peter, Taylor, Sean, Nick No May 30th, 2014 Pushed back to coincide with the previous milestone finishing.
Create Presentation and Poster for the Capstone Event May 31st, 2014 A presentation is prepared for our project that gives each group member talking points for the event. A poster is also created showcasing the app’s goals, main features, and target audience. This will prepare us for the Capstone Event on June 5th. Peter, Taylor, Sean, Nick No Not changed N/A
Capstone Event June 5th, 2014 All necessary deliverables are submitted before this date, and all team members are in attendance to present our project. The presentation has been practiced by each member. Sean, Taylor, Peter, Nick No Not changed N/A

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