KSU Masters Project Journal

Kent State University - Master's Project Proposal Spring 2018
 

Smart Kitchen: The Amazon Fresh Refrigerator & Voice based UX integrated Alexa
 

Student: Michael Clingerman

Graduate advisory committee: Professors Paul Sherman & Ben Woods

Amazon Advisor: Brad Gashler, Amazon Foods teams UX designer and developer

 

 

Problem Statment

How might Prime users source and explore unique foods and recipes via Alexa in the Kitchen? How might our Prime users monitor the use of food quantities, receive instructional guidance, cart and order recipe items, and interact with Alexa in a consumer appliance to learn to cook?

Alexa, I'm hungry for Butter Chicken!

 

This area will be used for reporting weekly on findings during the Masters Project.

Original Proposal Documentation - Click Here

Week 0 - Executive Summary and Proposal

 

Weekly Journaling & Findings
 

Week 1 - March 12-16, 2018
(Project scope, research, Sample Dialogue writing)

 

 

Week 2 - March 19 - 23, 2018
(
Business model, Project Synergy, Industry Analysis, Problem Statment Draft)

 

Week 3 - March 19 - 23, 2018
(Problem Statment, Issue Statement, Method Statment. 
Sample Dialogue Design and wireframing)

 

Week 4 - April 9 - 13, 2018
(
Sample Dialogue Design and wireframing)

 

Week 5 - April 16 - 19th, 2018
(Sample Dialogue Design and wireframing, Research, Developers, Interview qualifications, Moderated interview questions and recorded interviews.)

 

Week 6 - April 23 - 27th, 2018
(Research - Findings and insights from the recorded interviews.)
 

Week 7 - April 30 - May 4, 2018

(Mental Model Questions, Mental Model Topics of focus, Set up for the participant, Moderated Interview questions for participants.)
 

Week 8 - 9 - July 1 - July 15, 2018

(Mental Model - Participants for the mental model questions

Mental model questions and topics of focus, Mental Model Findings, Mental Model Visual Deliverable.)

 

Week 10 - July 16 - July 21, 2018
(Alexa Skills - Creation and research of 6 Alexa Skills for integration into revised Sample Dialogues and wireframes.)

 

Week 11 - July 16 - July 21, 2018

(Wireframing and prototyping revised search for dinner wireframes. Revised Compare meals wireframes.)

Sample Journey from image from week 3

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