Re: SW development terminology?

Subject: Re: SW development terminology?
From: "Sweet, Gregory P (HEALTH)" <gregory -dot- sweet -at- health -dot- ny -dot- gov>
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Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:00:21 +0000

Wireframes. If it is more refined than sketches & line drawings, i.e., showing what finished screen widget would actually look like, then paper prototype. The idea of the paper prototype is that one could "use the software" like a choose your own adventure novel, flipping to the appropriate page based on user decision. These are often used in usability studies to test out design decisions on the cheap.


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I'm rusty on my terminology.

I'm trying to describe a process whereby my team was charged ten years ago
with writing a train-the-trainer manual for a CA state department.

All we had was a three-ring binder full of specs and UI mockups. There was
little-to-no information provided as to how, when finally compiled and
released, the SW would actually function.

As a PM would know them, what is the correct terminology for the specs? The
UI mockups?

Thanks much,

Chris Morton

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