What are the design objectives for paper input forms, input screens, and Web-based fill-in forms?
Answer the following review questions from the textbook:
- Chapter 11
- Review Questions 1, 2, 4, and 7 (page 328)
- Chapter 12
- Review Questions 1, 3, 6, and 7 (pages 356-357)
Your answers should be written in a professional manner (as if you were preparing a summary for a corporate executive). In other words, do not simply provide “bullet point” items, but carefully describe the related concepts in paragraph form. Your submissions will be evaluated on both technical correctness and adherence to professional communication standards.
Review Questions Chapter 11
- List six objectives an analyst pursues in designing system output.
- Contrast external outputs with internal outputs produced by a system. Remember to consider differences in external and internal users.
- What are the drawbacks of electronic and Web-based output?
- What kind of output is desirable if many readers will be reading, storing, and reviewing output over a period of years?
Review Questions Chapter 12
- What are the design objectives for paper input forms, input screens, and Web-based fill-in forms?
- What is proper form flow?
- What is a specialty form? What are some disadvantages of using specialty forms?
- List the four guidelines for good display design.