A storyboard is a low fidelity prototype consisting of a
series of screen sketches. They are used by designers to illustrate
and organize their ideas and obtain feedback. They are particularly
useful for multi-media presentations.
- Provides an overview of the system
- Demonstrates the functionality of the storyboard elements
- Demonstrates the navigation scheme
- Can check whether the presentation is accurate and complete
- Can be evaluated by users.
- Use context of use and scenarios
- Brainstorm ideas, this
may include lists, charts, doodles, and quick notes
- Select the best ideas: re-consider the project requirements,
time and resource constraints, and the target audience and
end users. Select the top ideas and try to get feedback
from others involved.
- Sketch each screen, and describe any pictures, images,
animations, sound, music, video or text.
Storyboarding- includes a storyboard template, with information
about what elements to include Production Storyboard Examples
- general background information, plus examples
Storyboards can be used as a way of describing the user's
everyday activities as well as the potential designs and impact
they will have.
Storyboards are most flexible when they are hand-drawn, but
more realism and some animation and interaction can be created
by using a package like PowerPoint.
Evaluate the storyboard.