Flashcards in Finals Deck (85):
One of the oldest forms of online communication and the most widely used service to date,
can help you to create a message to your recipient and send files as an attachment
a faster and simpler alternative to e-mail. Conversations are held in a virtual “chat rooms”, generally among family, friends, colleagues, or acquaintances
Chat and Instant Messaging
you can make free or inexpensive calls through the Internet. Some IM and chat services include voice chat and several other services may also allow you to call any phone number.
delivers voice communication and multimedia sessions via the Internet
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol),
users can send messages and make free calls anywhere in the world
MOBILE MESSAGING APPS
Started in 2009 and since then, it has become the most popular application in the instant messaging realm.
-This application is free for the first year and cost $0.99 annually for the succeeding years.
A free instant messaging and calling application.
-also offers a large collection of stickers to tickle up text conversations.
-operated by the Chinese Internet giant Tencent. This application also offers free exchange of messages, free calls, and allows you to find new friends
-Just like Viber, you can also use stickers to make your conversation livelier
-A type of instant messaging service that is also makes use of audio and video features. It is commonly used between two or more people. Video calls held by more than two people are called ______.
-It is often used in the workplace, collaborative projects, and webinars (web seminars). Examples are Skype and Google Hangouts.
video conference calls
enables you to prepare a list of deliverables, schedules, milestones and assignments of task assigned which you can track later on
a project management system that provides free storage of up to 5GB. It provides the option of using either the ______ cloud server or a company’s own server to host content
-as well as features such as Gantt charts, layered tasks options, time tracking and management, workload planning, group chat, and video conferencing
-A collaborative web-based tool that enables users to create mind maps for brainstorming and planning activities and share them with others.
-It also offers a number of other features such as templates, SWOT analysis, project planning, and live group chat.
-Scheduling meetings, appointments, and conferences in one place is now simpler with __________. This scheduling tool is downloadable for Android and Apple devices.
Reason to use online collaboration tools:
1. Delivery Speed
2. Centralized Virtual Working Space
3. Bigger Review System
means less time spent, less waiting, and getting more projects done faster.
1. Delivery Speed
Since you can add up multiple users in an online collaboration software, those users can work on the same task and idea and will lessen miscommunications. They will be regularly updated on the progress of the development.
Centralized Virtual Working Space
– More members engaged in online collaboration means bigger access to reviewing your work. Instead of sending a copy to your content to the online tool, or provide a link so that multiple users can access it and give you useful insights.
Bigger Review System
a relatively easy-to-use software that is perfect for the Kanban board methodology of project management. The Kanban board is a variation of the traditional Japanese Kanban cards.
This board utilizes sticky notes, plastic chips, magnets, etc. to represent work items in a production process, and how each item moves along the process
Trello or Trell – o
Trello and Kanban
represents the whole project
represents the stages of project development i.e., waiting, doing, and done
where your team tasks are written. This may be written on sticky notes or sign boards.
a process of planning, creating and maintaining websites
-a similar process of creation with the intention of presenting the content on electronic web pages, which end-users can access in the internet with the use of a web browser
What to remember in designing an effective website
-Do not only focus on how the website looks and feels but also about how it works and responds.
-Incorporate not just the elements of a website but also make it functional, highly responsive, quick and useful
ELEMENTS OF WEB DESIGN
-the way the graphics, ads and text are arranged. In the web world, a key goal is to help the view find the information they seek at a glance. This includes maintaining the balance, consistency, and integrity of the design
-The choice of colors depends on the purpose and clientele; it could be simple black-and-white to multi-colored design, conveying the personality of a person or the brand of an organization, using web-safe colors
-can include logos, photos, clipart or icons, all of which enhance the web design. For user friendliness, these need to be placed appropriately, working with the colour and content of the web page, while not making it too congested or slow to load
can enhance a website design
-Most web browsers can only read a select number of ____ , known as _______, so your designer will generally work within this widely accepted group
_________ and design can work together to enhance the message of the site through visuals and text.
-Written text should always be relevant and useful
Types of Web Design
Liquid or fluid Design
has a fixed width in pixels
this width stays the same independently of which screen size or resolution the viewer has
lets you specify sizes not in pixels, but in percentages. Meaning, if the screen size changes, the proportion of elements will stay the same
Liquid or fluid Design
-there are several versions of the layout which are displayed based on the screen size of the viewer
-the interface has slightly (or completely different) layout depending on the screen size it’s viewed on. Also, depending on the screen size, elements will stretch or shrink accordingly
it is important to identify who your audience is and how they behave before engaging in the development of the website
-highlighting the wrong information to the wrong audience will not yield your desired outcome
Determining your audience
Make it a point to help the people who come to your site quickly find what they need.
make the nature of your website clear and concise to your visitors, as well as the manner by which information is arranged in it.
INFORMATION IS THE KEY
especially in navigation links, prevents users from finding what they are looking for. The additional effort of clicking each link to find what they need tires visitors
Using technical product names
This advertising method is ineffective when you are creating a page or posting a tagline or link text.
Using clickbait in your link texts
do not help your visitor know immediately what they are looking at
terms they know well may be difficult or meaningless to the audience
Use of jargons
Visitors want information as quickly as possible. They do not have time to read a wall of text, nor scan it.
cut your text into meaningful portions and provide a descriptive subtitle for each part. This would help visitors to see if they are on track on the information they are looking for
Showing blocks of text
can prevent a visitor or user from getting the ideal web experience.
Showing too much advertisements
-mostly concerned with elements of design such as typography, color, images, and use of space.
the effective presentation
of information using design elements and techniques.
-representation of data using colors, shapes, lines and other visual elements
-information overload can be avoided
Infographics (data visualization)
Elements of an Effective Infographic
Data-reliable, timely, content
Design-theme, color, fonts, readable
Shareability-virality, SEO, location, social
Story-problem, clever, message, solution
Things to consider when making infographics
1. A creative design needs careful planning and proper research.
2. Explore possible areas where you can gather data, keep it simple and direct to the point to lessen the effort put into reading.
3. Column charts are used to show changes or progress over time.
4. Pie charts are used to show small sets of numerical data of whole figure.
5. Line graphs are used for data that adjust constantly over a period of time.
6. Doughnut chart is similar to a pie
chart but can contain more data than
the latter and can have multiple rings.
7. A bar chart is essentially similar to
a column chart, but instead of displaying
data vertically, it orients data horizontally.
Types of Infographic
-wordy content is made more visual
-best used information spread
via social media
-has a strong title and lots of content
-outlines events chronologically
-can either be simple or complex
-invites the viewer to go
on a historical journey through interesting and
relevant content design
-designed to make the viewer answer a
series of questions to reach a particular
answer, often funny and lighthearted
-also works well on social media
-serves as a quick reference for different
types of information can also be in
the form of a step-by-step
process on how to do things
-a visual comparison of two things, best
used with effective visual presentation and
a large amount of data
-primary content is comprised
of numbers, charts, graphs or statistical data
-pictures are used to tell the story
or message of the infographic usually designed
in a simple manner using actual photos
to answer questions or describe something
-for large data, but the focus is on creative visualization highly dependent on design to be effectively visualized.
Drag-and-drop and point-and click
-actions make Piktochart easier to use than the professional design software
-data can be imported from the external
Simplified User Interface
the process of naming, editing, storing, and sharing files
(.gif, .jpeg, .png)
• IMAGE FILE FORMATS
• VIDEO FILE
• AUDIO FILE FORMAT
• PRESENTATION FILE FORMATS
• SYSTEM RELATED
• WORD PROCESSOR
can be free or paid subscriptions services
-give users a certain allocated amount of memory to store their files, which can then be accessed anywhere by computers, tablets and even smart phones
ONLINE FILE MANAGEMENT AND STORAGE SERVICE
-A free file storage and synchronization service by Google
-allows its users to store and share files, as well as edit documents, spreadsheets, slides, and forms with other collaborators
• Google Drive
-an online storage service offered by Microsoft
-files stored in OneDrive account can be synchronized with almost any other device that has a OneDrive application installed in it
-a service that allows the use to edit a file and have that file sent to, and updated on, the computers of that file’s collaborators who use the same service
-one of the best providers for transferring and sharing specific photos or folders with others
-Cloud storage company
-an online file sharing storage and collaboration service provider that caters to individual users as well as businesses
-allows you to easily backup, access, sync, and share all of your documents, photos, music, and movies across all of your computers and mobile devices
-online services dedicated to uploading,
viewing and sharing high quality images
-an image hosting service allows individuals to
upload images to an internet website
IMAGE HOSTING PLATFORMS
-a free online photo-sharing application and social network platform that was acquired by Facebook in 2012.
allows users to edit and upload photos and short videos through a mobile application
-one of the best image hosting sites where speed and quality of upload are concerned
-you don’t even have to register an account
-a photo sharing and storage service developed by Google
-one of the best applications where accessing and backing up photos is concerned
• Google Photos
-allows for free photo sharing and hosting amongst social networking users, has editing features to enhance photos and organizes these photos into albums for later sharing
-a site where images, photos, videos, and slideshows can be stored and shared, even if those shared with, don’t have Photobucket accounts
-a paid photo-sharing website and image hosting service -allows users to upload both HD photos and videos to their Smugmug sites
-an online photography community and marketplace.
-it was co-founded by Oleg Gutsol and Evgeny Tchebotarev on Halloween 2009
-websites or software which allow users to distribute their video clips
VIDEO HOSTING PLATFORMS
-most popular video hosting website today.
-a website where users can upload, view, and share video clips
-the first global video sharing website to support high-definition video user uploads, shares, and views.
-its users have unlimited video bandwidth
-an internet video hosting and analytics company
- founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts during 2006 by Brown University graduates Chris Savage and Brendan Shwartz
-the video platform that helps businesses transform communications and drive more revenue through the strategic use of online video