Creating a UI Spec Document Template - readme first
4 Sep 2008 - 2:40pm
my apologies everyone. That last note to Uday was not supposed to go to
everyone on this list. My mistake. Pls ignore.
- Mark Ahlenius wrote:
> Hi Uday, > > hope you are doing well. > > Seeing this topic brought up and old issue from my days at Mot. One > of the means which I used to document a VUI was a Visio spec format > which I came up with - to show the complete dialog spec. This of > course is always a challenge with error legs, options, etc. We had a > pretty decent way to show when different grammars were to be loaded, > prompts, GUI prompts etc. One challenge is how to best document a > multimodal VUI+GUI (or +touch) application. What means have you used > for these types of apps? By multimodal, I mean the capability to > start the app in one modality, switch to the other - like starting off > in voice, adding something via the GUI (or touch) and perhaps > finishing the next app state in voice, etc. That is an interesting > problem and have not seen any "standard" way of capturing that design > info. > > Please give my regards to Ali - I hope they are able to open up the > reqs sometime. > > best, > > 'mark > > , Uday Gajendar wrote: >> Yep I totally agree. That would be awesome! We're suffering from >> massive spec fatigue with different flavors for the different teams, >> etc. Having a "blessed" format would be helpful on many levels! >> >> Also as part of that perhaps achieving some coherence on best >> practices to review, update, disseminate such specs with non-design >> partners (like QA, dev, back-end, etc.). Not to mention primer >> lessons for those folks to read and interpret UI specs, setting their >> expectations on level of detail, type of content, etc. >> >> Anyway, count me in... >> >> Uday Gajendar >> Sr. Interaction Designer >> Voice Technology Group >> Cisco | San Jose >> ------------------------------ >>ugajenda at cisco.com >> +1 408 902 2137 >> >> On Aug 27, 2008, at 5:05 PM, Andrei Herasimchuk wrote: >> >>> I've always felt interface designers lack a good means to spec their >>> work. A "blessed" format that comes from the industry would go a >>> long ways towards bringing even more creditability to the profession >>> as a whole. >> >> ________________________________________________________________ >> Welcome to the Interaction Design Association (IxDA)! >> To post to this list ....... discuss at ixda.org >> Unsubscribe ................ http://www.ixda.org/unsubscribe >> List Guidelines ............ http://www.ixda.org/guidelines >> List Help .................. http://www.ixda.org/help >> > > ________________________________________________________________ > Welcome to the Interaction Design Association (IxDA)! > To post to this list ....... discuss at ixda.org > Unsubscribe ................ http://www.ixda.org/unsubscribe > List Guidelines ............ http://www.ixda.org/guidelines > List Help .................. http://www.ixda.org/help >