Title of the project :News That Matters
A national news paper agency wants to automate its customer facing services online (besides hard-copy version) and also want to facilitate a collaborative environment to geographically dispersed teams to make them more innovative and ahead of time.
User of the System
A. General public
B. News reporters
C. Script verifiers
D. Administrators (Editors)
E. Other users (if you think there is a need)
i. User A can subscribe for a free daily news paper and paid SMS based news services on desired section like business, sports etc.
ii. User â€œ A and B can also submit news, all kind of advertisements requests includes tenders, birthdays, marriage invite etc.
iii. Registered User-A can also inform a crime, with sting operation video/audio, proof attachments that in-turn immediately sends a SMS to field reporter to cover that matter.
iv. Facilitate communication between reporters, experts and general public through - Discussion forum/chat/mail/polls
v. User C needs to proof read all send articles and finalize them for printing after getting approval from main editor(s).
vi. News reporters are getting many rewards as per there performance on field and breaking news collection, that we need to evaluate and recognize in a separate section of site.
vii. Administrators can grant and revoke various authorities to/from users. He also wants to view the activities of user(s) through logs.
i. Secure access of confidential data (userâ„¢s details). SSL can be used.
ii. 24 X 7 availability
iii. Better component design to get better performance at peak time
iv. Flexible service based architecture will be highly desirable for future extension
v. Uninterrupted mail and sms services. Optional Features Java based client for User-B/C/D
Web-services based architecture to integrate other news agencies and TV channels
Customizable color scheme or skins
User Interface Priorities
A. Professional look and feel
B. Use of AJAX atleast with all registration forms
C. Use of Graphical tool like JASPER to show strategic data to admin
D. Reports and news papers exportable in .XLS, .PDF or any other desirable format