Information systems are designed to fulfill a purpose for their end users. The users' different skills and abilities will determine the different features included in the system.
Which of the following is the most important decision that needs to be made when deciding on creating an information system for use on a smartphone?
Colour scheme, as this is important on screen space
The size of screen icons, to make use of limited space
The customisable options, such as font style and size
Which of the following is a feature which would be beneficial to a user who suffers from eyesight problems?
Fixing the font size to a smaller size, to fit more text on the page
Ability to customise the colour, font and size of font
Which of the following is a feature that would be useful for website visitors who are blind?
Feature to read aloud any text items on the page
Bold hyperlinks which stand out from normal text
Look at the following example of a website. What user do you think has been designed in mind for?
Which of the following page designs would be beneficial to the layout of an information system that has to be accessed by young children?
Having a very plain layout, with well organised text and little or no other elements, such as videos and images
Having an attractive layout, colourful with a simple and easy to navigate interface
Including complex options, such as book marking and the ability to customise visible menus