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By: Amir Sezavar Keshavarz
Idea Development Document – Version 1
Through our meetings, everyone came up with an idea. Almost all the ideas seemed to be interesting and they had some new elements. However after a lot of brainstorming and thinking about the project, its advantages, possible effects on social life, we decided to work more on SOTON Student Connect (SSC).
At first, we were very ambitious about the requirements of the project. We wanted to design and implement a complete social portal for the University of Southampton. However due to time limitations, we decided to divide the project into different phases. The first phase is about the most important features and requirements that we have to think about. At first we thought about a system like this:
Due to time limitation, we decided to work on some of the most important items that new comers to the university might feel necessary. Hence, we decided to work on these items:
These factors seem to be very important and probably will have a strong positive influence on students’ social life.
After identifying these items, we worked on a brief explanation for each of them, so we could agree on them and then we can start searching more for each of them.
By now, we now about the boundaries of our project and we know what we should do. The next step for clarification is literature review and also finding any existing similar tools.