COM502 – Case Study

1.List your goals for the situation To resolve each conflict so each member will happy within the business. It may be a difficult process but it's optimal to have all members of a business to be happy and working efficiently as a team. Have Maria and Mike take more responsibility with in the business. Maria and... Continue Reading →

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DES501 Assignment 2 Reflection 5

We have done it. We have made our way through the sludge and busted out through the glass ceiling!. Assignment 2 is done and dusted. After messaging Amber, she thankfully agreed to rejoin the group so we could finish the assignment. Although I don't believe she acted in the correct way throughout the assignment, she... Continue Reading →

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DES501 Assignment 2 Reflection 4

Unfortunately, the conflict has escalated to the point where Amber has left the Facebook group.  Finn got involved in the argument trying to get clarification on what he and Emil should be doing for the assignment. Amber stated their behavior was "unjust and uncalled for" and Finn replying to Amber stating her behavior was "unacceptable".... Continue Reading →

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DES501 Assignment 2 Reflection 3

It feels as if the tension between Amber and Emil is a lot stronger and every time I open the Facebook group chat a new argument had arisen. I'm not sure if there is personal issues between them, if there is, I am hopeful they can put it aside for the sake of the team.... Continue Reading →

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DES501 Assignment 2 Reflection 2

In DES this week we began learning about different development methods such as Waterfall and Agile. Our team was assigned with the Agile and method, which was intriguing to me as this was the first time I had heard of it. Each group was to create and present a short powerpoint presentation to explain and give... Continue Reading →

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COM502 The First Day

A post about our group presentation we had today about communication.   Who did all the work? I believe we divided the work between the the five of us equally. Each member had good answers to share. Who did all the writing? Three of us wrote, but we all put our ideas in. Who was... Continue Reading →

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DES501 Assignment 3 – Reflection 5

The presentation is done! I was very happy with the design I produced considering I only had a couple of days to learn Axure. Although I'm happy with the overall design, there is definitely changes I would make next time. For example, there was a suggestion during the presentation about the priority of the buttons... Continue Reading →

DES501 Assignment 3 – Reflection 4

The website is finally finished. Trying to juggle the designing and development of the website this weekend with my Brothers Birthday, work and my other classes has been extremely stressful. I've tried to learn to use Axure as possibly as I could and I believe there is still a lot of room for improvement within... Continue Reading →

DES501 Assignment 3 – Reflection 3

There had been a very minimal amount of communication within the group which was disappointing to see. I thought we had parted ways with our issues from the second assignment and would be working together as a team to complete the third assignment. We hadn't had a single group meeting which was the polar opposite... Continue Reading →

DES501 Assignment 3 – Reflection 2

The creation of the wire-frame began. As a group, we would each create a wire-frame, compare them and finally decide on which to expand on. I had a lot of ideas conjured up inside my head from my previous design work which I wanted to incorporate. Before I started I began to think about the... Continue Reading →

DES501 Assignment 3 – Reflection 1

After a shaky and delayed ending to assignment 2, I was confident our team had ironed out the issues that had occurred and were ready to tackle assignment 3. The class were tasked with creating a website homepage for a game distribution website, similar to Steam. We had to take into consideration the different design... Continue Reading →

COM502 – Cover Letters

We began the study of cover letters and the appropriate and effective way to apply for a job. A cover letter is initially your first introduction to the business you are applying for. It's extremely important to set a great first impression. The format of the cover letter: Month, Day, Year Mr/Mrs First Name, Last... Continue Reading →

COM502 Teams, Teams, and more Teams

What makes an ineffective team? How do you overcome ineffective team members? There are numerous factors to consider when evaluating the effectiveness of a team. It can stem from the ethic of each team member to the frequency of each team meeting. I believe the main factor of an ineffective team would be the lack... Continue Reading →

COM502 Writing Effectively

Today we began learning about "Writing Effectively". Belma began the class with an  example demonstration of how to deliver a presentation. I find it difficult to put myself in her shoes and present to an audience with such confidence and as clearly. It is important to learn how to write a appropriate email in a... Continue Reading →

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