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LoBED: A Critical Report

(Related: LoBED)

Abstract:

LoBED is an application designed to help eliminate poverty around the world, and act as an example of effective user interface design. This report evaluates the usage-centered design process used to create this application, considers a number of significant design decisions made during the development of the application, and finally provide an evaluation of the user interface.

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A Critical Reflection on a Group Project

Introduction:

For the past thirteen weeks, sysCRED has been involved in the NZTronix Collection project, an e ffort to preserve and document a selection of dated software currently stored on antiquated media types. The project was initiated at the request of the client, the staff of the J. C. Beaglehole Room at the Victoria University of Wellington library. Through working on this project as a member of sysCRED, I have learned a number of valuable lessons regarding project management and working within a team. Both the positive and negative experiences gained from solving the problems we faced in implementing the project will also be invaluable for future projects, whether they were technical or logistical.

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A Critical Reflection on Project Management

Introduction:

An engineering project requires a high level of management in order to ensure a positive outcome. Throughout this course, we have learnt what a project is and why project management is important, along with a number of tools and techniques for managing a project. The real difficulty in management, however, is knowing how these techniques are relevant to
a given situation, and being able to apply these techniques accordingly. It is also important to be aware of other team members, and it is this social intelligence which can be the difference between a good project manager and a successful one.

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