DPOE-N Evaluation Story

The Problem Background The Digital Preservation Outreach & Education Network (DPOE-N) is a non-profit organization run by the Pratt School of Information and New York University’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program. DPOE-N provides financial and material support to professionals and institution in the cultural heritage preservation and museum fields to facilitate digital preservation and conservation. DPOE-N provides these services through …

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Ingenium Analytics

PROJECT SUMMARY Ingenium (www.ingeniumcanada.org) is a a Canadian organization representing three museums: the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the Canada Science and Technology Museum. The purpose of this project is to help Ingenium achieve their objective of improving their analytics usage. The project scope included the development of …

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Evaluation Story – Braata Productions

Client Braata Productions was founded in 2009 to promote Caribbean folk culture, music movement, stories, artists, and theatre within New York City. Braata Productions’ projects and programs have served over 350 artists, directors, designers, and technicians who benefited from projects such as The Braata Folk Singers, “Project BE,” Braata Theatre Workshop, and The Braata Award. …

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Evaluation Story: Mural Routes

Introduction Mural Routes is the only member-based not-for-profit arts service organization in Canada dedicated to the creation, development and promotion of public wall art. The website promotes public wall art in partnership with artists that serve as a catalyst for community building.  Scope and goals Mural Routes updated their website in 2016 and approached the …

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Project overview Seafood Watch is a program of the Monterey Bay Aquarium that seeks to promote sustainable seafood by transforming the seafood industry.  Our dynamic team of four members was given the task of analyzing how Seafood Watch users utilize the search features on their website using their recommendation database. We were able to track …

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MoMA Education – Digital Analytics

Evaluation StoryAlan Webber CASE OVERVIEW MoMA Education enriches the day-to-day visitor experience with robust multimedia learning resources located on the MoMA website and a broad range of events, workshops, programs, and courses aimed at general and specific age groups across a wide spectrum.  They program traditional learning opportunities as well as public events that are …

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Design Critique: Starbucks (iOS app)

Starbucks is the world’s largest multinational chain of coffee shops. Starbuck’s iOS mobile application features mainly include allowing users to find stores, redeem offers and order. Homepage First glance upon the Homepage, there aren’t any striking problems. The discoverability of the app is great. It is easy to locate a user’s desired action as most …

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Design Critique: iRobot app (for Roomba)

Introduction I was tasked to review a digital interface against Don Norman’s design principles in his book, The Design of Everyday Things. I reviewed an app called iRobot. The app is installed on my iPhone. iRobot is used to perform, monitor, and troubleshoot actions on the Roomba vacuum cleaner, a robot that vacuums your home …

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Design Critique: Zoom Handy Recorder (iOS)

The Zoom Handy Recorder app is designed to facilitate audio field recording on iPhones and iPads. It supports recording via an internal iPhone/iPad mic, or via an external microphone, which can be purchased separately as an upgrade to provide greater fidelity and/or stereo recording. Field recorders focus on utility; field recorders must work quickly and …

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Design Critique: Tasty (iOS app)

Introduction  Tasty, a popular recipe app, provides its users with thousands of food videos and recipes that render cooking and baking as fun, simple, and easy activities. This design critique will focus on Tasty’s user experience for iOS devices.  Discover When users open their Tasty app, they are directed to the discover page. Through clear …

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