Vicky 

The Project

Vicky is an AI and Machine Learning-Powered Project Management tool that simplifies monitoring and managing projects in agile cultures. It keeps track of your projects, tasks and highlights important deadlines for you. Having a simple card based interface provides you a convenient smooth experience. Stay tight and manage projects more relaxed!

Challenge

Vicky is an AI and Machine Learning-Powered Project Management tool that simplifies monitoring and managing projects in agile cultures. It keeps track of your projects, tasks and highlights important deadlines for you. Having a simple card based interface provides you a convenient smooth experience. Stay tight and manage projects more relaxed!

Compnay

Rookieup.com

My Role

UX Designer

Timeline

Oct 2018 - Dec 2018

Platform

Web

MY PROCESS

Research 

  • User Interviews
  • Surveys
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Stake holders

Discover​y

  • User flow
  • Personas
  • Information Architecture
  • Empathy map

Design & Iterate

  • Lo-Fi and Hi-Fi design
  • Feedback gathering
  • Refined designs
  • User testing

Test

  • Usability Testing, Behavioral Study
  • User testing

RESEARCH

Research

As the first step, I ran a user research study on some potential users who currently work and are a part of an agile team. Including Software Engineers, Project Managers, Data Scientists, and QA Engineers. The study took place to learn about current project management tools that users use at work and to better understand pain points and issues that they are dealing with

Target Audience: People between the age of 18 - 60 that work in a company or are part of a project and want to stay organized and keep track of their tasks. Including Directors and Managers, Engineers, Developers, Designers, and QA & Test.

Main Use Cases: 

  • Progress Monitoring

  • Time Management

  • Task Management

  • Meeting Management

  • Quick Access to Project Document

Competitor Analysis

An online survey designed to better understand current popular tools in the market and see if they are meeting users' needs. From this study, I learned that most users are using one of this three software:

Session with Stakeholders

The Client needs certain features to be included in the software and their hope is to design a simple web-based app that lets companies set up free accounts, add team members, create projects, and manage basic timelines, deliverables, and statuses per project.  

Client's Requirements: 

  • Dashboard (Team view, Individual view)
  • Create, Edit, and assign a specific project
  • Group smaller sub-projects under a larger “parent project” (Tasks)
  • Due dates, Status of each project
  • Add attachments and related documents
 

DISCOVERY

Personas

The goal is to create a free and simple Project Management web app that helps younger companies and startups to manage their team, projects, tasks and to successfully meet deadlines. 

User Flow

The goal is to create a free and simple Project Management web app that helps younger companies and startups to manage their team, projects, tasks and to successfully meet deadlines. 

Empathy map

The goal is to create a free and simple Project Management web app that helps younger companies and startups to manage their team, projects, tasks and to successfully meet deadlines. 

Information architecutre

The goal is to create a free and simple Project Management web app that helps younger companies and startups to manage their team, projects, tasks and to successfully meet deadlines. 

 

DESIGN & ITERATE

Lo-fi designs

The goal is to create a free and simple Project Management web app that helps younger companies and startups to manage their team, projects, tasks and to successfully meet deadlines. 

User Testing

The goal is to create a free and simple Project Management web app that helps younger companies and startups to manage their team, projects, tasks and to successfully meet deadlines. 

Feedback gathering

The goal is to create a free and simple Project Management web app that helps younger companies and startups to manage their team, projects, tasks and to successfully meet deadlines. 

 
 

DESIGN HIGHLIGHTS

Main screens

The goal is to create a free and simple Project Management web app that helps younger companies and startups to manage their team, projects, tasks and to successfully meet deadlines. 

Manage multiple projects at the same time.

Vicky leverages Machine Learning and AI to let users to easily track projects and interdependent tasks to precisely calculate the progress of each project.

Complete daily tasks based on priority.

Providing an overview of tasks for both individuals and the team, Vicky gives an easy to access platform to prioritize tasks, keep things on track and balance workload.

See the deadlines in a glimpse.

Based on the deadlines of the tasks and/or manual entry of due dates, all team members can have a clear idea about deadlines and plan their time and energy efficiently.

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