FANDOM


As of 4/3/2014



Milestone Title

Description, Deliverable, and URL

Members and Points

Begin

End

Set-up Versioning Control System

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.
Deliverable:
http://git.nvw.io/

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/02/setting-up-version-control.html

Nick

January 17th, 2014

January 24th, 2014

Set-up backend infrastructure

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.

Deliverable: Server-side code

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/02/infrastructure-setup.html

Nick

January 17th, 2014

January 24th, 2014

Create Barcode Information Retrieval code

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.

Deliverable: Barcode information retrieval web service

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/02/barcode-retrieval-code.html

Nick, Peter

January 17th, 2014

January 24th, 2014

Competitive Audit of existing apps

Document outlining existing apps and where they succeed and fail. Also will contain a SWOT analysis for our project.

Deliverable: Competitive Audit

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/02/competitive-audit.html

Taylor

January 24th, 2014

January 31st, 2014

Create a Research Plan

A document outlining our research goals, processes, subjects, and implementation. This will set the foundation for our survey and interview questions.

Deliverable: Research Plan

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/01/research-plan-completed.html

Sean, Taylor, Peter, Nick

January 28th, 2014

January 31st, 2014

Draft Survey Questions

Understanding of what information we want to obtain and a document of appropriate survey questions for our target audience.

Deliverable: Survey Questions

'URL:' http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/02/survey-questions-drafted.html

Sean, Taylor, Peter

January 28th, 2014

February 7th, 2014

Draft Interview Questions

Documentation of the complete list of interview questions needed to obtain the information we desire from our target audience.

Deliverable: Interview Questions

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/02/interview-and-survey-questions-drafted.html

Sean, Taylor, Peter

February 1st, 2014

February 7th, 2014

Line up our interviewees

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.

Deliverable: 16 Interviewees obtained

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/02/interview-participants-signed-up.html

Sean

February 7th, 2014

February 14th, 2014

Ask for survey responses

Surveys have been sent out and 75% have been completed. We’ll use the survey questions drafted in the previous survey milestone.

Deliverable: 95% of our target number of surveys reached

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/02/ask-for-survey-responses.html

Sean

February 17th, 2014

February 17th, 2014

Interviews/Surveys Complete

The minimum amount of interviews (number will be in research plan) have been finished and the results are ready for analysis

Deliverable: Interview notes and survey responses

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/02/research-summary-interviews-surveys.html

Sean

February 21st, 2014

February 21st, 2014

Results of Research Analyzed

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

Deliverable: Research Metrics

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/02/research-analysis.html

Sean, Taylor, Peter

February 22nd, 2014

February 24th, 2014

Persona Creation Complete

Two primary personas, one secondary persona, and one negative persona are created for assisting in designing our application. These will be based off our results from the research analysis.

Deliverable: Persona Document

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/03/persona-creation.html

Sean, Taylor

February 21st, 2014

February 28th, 2014

Prototypes of iOS and Android Applications created

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.

Deliverable: Android and iOS prototypes

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/03/prototypes-of-ios-and-android.html and http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/03/ios-prototype-status-update.html

Nick, Peter

January 24th, 2014

March 8th, 2014

 

Name and Logo created

A catchy and/or effective name is created for our application as well as an appropriate logo.

[Moved to May 9th] We wanted to have the design process done before starting this milestone.

Deliverable: Logo created in Adobe Illustrator

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/04/name-and-logo-created-taylor-owens-and.html

Taylor (5)

May 2nd, 2014

May 9th, 2014

Icon Created

Using the previous logo, Taylor will create an icon for both the iOS and Android Systems.

[Moved to May 9th] We wanted to have the design process done before starting this milestone.

Deliverable: Icon created in Adobe Illustrator

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/04/icon-created-taylor-owens.html

Taylor (4)

May 2nd, 2014

May 9th, 2014

Paper Prototypes created

Paper prototypes are finished detailing basic workflow of application.

Deliverable: Photos of the workflow/user interface

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/03/wireframes-whiteboarding.html

Sean, Taylor, Nick

March 1st, 2014

March 5th, 2014

Wireframes are created

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.

Deliverable: Wireframes of the user interface

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/03/wireframes-completed.html

Taylor, Sean

March 5th, 2014

March 12th, 2014

User Workflows are created

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.

Deliverable: User Workflow Diagram

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/03/yesterday-we-completed-user-flow.html

Sean (1), Taylor (1), Nick (1), Peter (1)

March 12th, 2014

March 21st, 2014

Software Design Document created

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.

Deliverable: Design Spec Document

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/03/design-specification-completed.html

Taylor (4), Sean (4)

March 21st, 2014

March 28th, 2014

iOS and Android apps updated to match Wireframes and Software Design Document

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.

[iOS App moved to May 2nd] Nick got food poisoning, causing us to delay the iOS app updates back 6 days. http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/04/ios-application-delay.html

Deliverable: Apps updated to match our design documents

URL: Android: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/04/ios-and-android-apps-updated-to-match_12.html

iOS: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/05/ios-application-done.html

Nick (7), Peter (7), Sean (5), Taylor (5)

March 31st, 2014

April 26th, 2014

 

User Testing Feedback Forms Created

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.

Deliverable: User Testing Feedback Form document

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/05/user-testing-feedback-forms-created.html

Sean (5), Taylor (5), Peter (7), Nick (7)

April 19th, 2014

 

April 26th, 2014

 

User Testing Finished

Completed User Testing Forms have been returned to us to review. We’ll use the participants from our interviews to come test our application.

Deliverable: All sent test forms are returned to be reviewed

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/05/user-testing-finished-taylor-and-sean.html

Sean (5), Taylor (5)

April 26th, 2014

 

April 30th, 2014

 

User Testing Feedback Analyzed

Results from the User Feedback are analyzed to find out gaps in our service and what needs to be improved/ implemented.

Deliverable: Analysis and Metrics of User Feedback

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/05/user-feedback-forms-analyzed-taylor-and.html

Sean (5), Taylor (5)

April 30th, 2014

 

May 2nd, 2014

 

Create a Marketing Plan

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.

Deliverable: Marketing Plan Document

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/04/marketing-plan-completed.html

Sean (5)

April 21st, 2014

 

April 28st, 2014

 

User Feedback Analysis drafted into new Application Features/Changes

From the User Feedback Analysis, new features/changes are drafted to improve our app to better suit our users’ needs

Deliverable: New Application Features/Changes Document

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/05/user-feedback-analysis-drafted-into-new.html

Sean (5), Taylor (5)

May 2nd, 2014

 

May 5th, 2014

 

Diet Goals, Social media, and Diet Recommendations Social media integration and Amazon Fresh Alternatives are implemented in Android and iOS apps

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 post their scan results to social media services and be recommended alternatives from Amazon Fresh all from the iOS and Android apps.

Deliverable: Features added to our existing apps

URL: http://channel4newscapstone.blogspot.com/2014/05/failed-milestone-amazon-fresh.html

Nick (7), Peter (7)

April 26th, 2014

May 16th, 2014

 

Features/Changes from User Feedback Analysis Implemented

The features/changes created from the User Feedback Analysis drafting are implemented in the Android and iOS apps.

Deliverable: Features added to our existing apps

URL:

Nick (7), Peter (7)

May 5th, 2014

May 30th, 2014

 

Distribute application to our peers for beta testing

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

Deliverable: N/A

URL:

Peter (7), Taylor (5), Sean (5), Nick (7)

May 30th, 2014

May 30th, 2014

 

Create Presentation and Poster for the Capstone Event

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.

Deliverable: Presentation and Poster

URL:

Peter (7), Taylor (5), Sean (5), Nick (7)

May 24th, 2014

May 31st, 2014

 

Capstone Event

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.

Deliverable: N/A

URL:

Sean (5), Taylor (1), Peter (7), Nick (7)

June 5th, 2014

 

June 5th, 2014

 

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.