App Review

Before user feedback

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After user feedback

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App Review Sheet

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Pitch – Workout App

You’ve decided to start working out where do you begin?

Workout is designed to let you create and follow your own workout routines. It keeps a record of workout data to help you see just how well you’re progressing. You can choose from a menu of exercises to put together a custom plan which you can follow at your own pace.

User scenario

User Scenario


Joey has been going to the gym the past few weeks because he wants to get fit. However, when he goes he never has a set plan of what he’s going to do when he gets there. He really wants to create his own routine so that he can get in and out instead of walking about and hopping on whichever machine that he feels like going on at the time.

Joey looks for some apps that might help him with this problem and he finds “Workout” he installs the app on his phone to try it out. He presses create own workout. The app suggests machines to help him in create his workout routine. He selects treadmill 10 mins and rower 5 mins and as a warmup. After his adds different weight machines and sets the amount of reps and rest period for each as well as the weight limit. After doing this the app shows the estimated amount of time that this workout will take 1 hour.

He goes the gym and does the routine following with what’s displayed on the app. He presses done after completing each (exercise?). when’s he’s finished Joey decides that he enjoyed this routine and decides to keep it for next time.

Unpacking an App exercise: 1


Information Architecture:

What is included in the app?

List of tools/modules in order














First page:

  • Maps
  • Directory
  • Events
  • Emergency
  • vUWS
  • MyIT
  • Students
  • Central
  • Shuttle
  • Library
  • Help
  • Services

Second page:

  • Wellbeing
  • Careers
  • Gradlife
  • Videos
  • News
  • Residences
  • Books
  • Social
  • Food
  • Summer
  • Clubs
  • Sports

How do you think they are clustered/ organized?

events, emergency and other important links are placed on the first page, as they are probably used the most. Other than that it isn’t really that organized at all. Some possible categories getting around campus, help, study and social.

Site flow:

Site Flow

User experience (UX) flow:

User flow

User Interface (UI):

How do you describe the visual Design?

The visual design of the Western app is very simple and to the point. It offers everything in 2 clustered pages and nothing is really categorized.

Does it match the university’s brand image?

Yes it matches the university’s brand image.

What improvements could be made?

The 2 pages could quite possibly be cleaned up and categorised to fit 1 single page Other than doing something like that I can’t really see any other room for improvement. It does what it sets out to do, provide students with information which they might need.