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MIT OpenCourseWare http ocw mit edu MAS 965 6 976 SP 716 NextLab I Designing Mobile Technologies for the Next Billion Users Fall 2008 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use visit http ocw mit edu terms Team Formation Projects Selected by Class A Giving Farmers a Fighting Chance Monterrey Tec B Mobile social network for students in low income communities Telmex C Th C Thrive i in Fi Five Baby b Blog Bl B Boston t Mayor s Office Offi D Mobile diagnostics CIDRZ GE Healthcare E Multilevel marketing for microfinance COBIS F Disaster Management Mobile Sensors and GPS Mapping g CRS InnovGreen G M commerce interface United Villages Team Formation These are small teams each member puts multiple hats on All workload must be equally distributed H However each h tteam member b will ill be b designated d i t d to log team accountability of Op peration matters MIT Sustainability matters MIT Software Development matters MIT Systems Architecture matters MIT Media and Communications matters Emerson Contacting your Project Partners We will notify Project Partners of your selections and will get them ready to be contacted Contacts should start no earlier than tomorrow Next Steps Meet your Team Advisors and map out a formal strategy for interacting with your Project Partners Team T Advi Ad isors will ill giive you contact t t data d t and d any more information that we have on projects Pl Please make k sure your communications i ti with ith them are ORDERLY and CONSISTENT as they y other thing gs to attend have many Milestones Milestones 1 Elevator Pitch and Related Work Sept 24 2 Needs Assessments Initial Results Oct 8 3 System Design and Initial Implementation Results Oct 22 4 Sustainability Financial Factors Nov 5 5 Feature Complete Nov 19 General Progress Report 6 Working Demo Dec 1 7 Final Presentation Event Dec 10 Elevator Pitch is a for that th t unlike lik This is good to have so that you know what you re doing you can easily explain it to others NextLab I F 08 L1 slide 3 Elevator Pitch name is a service app device platform for purpose problem that it solves that th t unlike lik alternatives current way it s done what it does differently This is good to have so that you know what you re doing you can easily explain it to others Solutions and Related Work The Present Solution How are thing gs done now What is wrong with that Alternative Solutions Related Work Has anyone else come up with a better solution Has anyone done something not directly related y be useful that may Your solution what can you do Just use existing solutions and put them together Modify extend existing solutions How Milestone 1 Sept 24 Present your elevator pitch 1 minute Present Solutions and Related Work What you need to do to prepare talk to your project partner to get context purpose and current solution start now this is also a form of Needs Assessment do backg bac ground ou d research esea c on o existing e st g related e ated solutions write up your proposed improvement Milestone 2 Oct 8 Present Needs Assessment and Feedback results from partner What does your partner think about your proposed solution Does it fit their needs How does this affect your plans What you need to do to prep pare present your Milestone 1 report to your project partner on Sept 24 regardless of whether your are called Get their feedback Think about how it affects your proposal plans Milestone 3 Oct 20 System Design and Initial Implementation Results How are you going to achieve your goal What are the components of the system block diagram How is it used users and interface to users How does it work what happens in different use cases what data moves where what computation needs to happen Any potential difficulties e g certain assumed functionality not being available Progress report on initial implementation Start working on this asap Sept 24 or even before Readings Readings See readings in the syllabus Pick a paper to present to class Pick one you are personally interested and may have experience in You should Summarize the paper for everyone in class Give your own input Feel free to relate it to other papers articles or personal experience Put your name next to the paper in the online survey It will be online 7pm today First come first serve Be ready to present on your designated date


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