The Navigation Flow

The approach to start building a possible solution was governed by an important factor:
“What would a citizen  ideally need at the given point / given time. ”

Keeping that as a constant, our next step was to see how the navigation could be built around

• information dissemination
• reaction of the citizen


At first we looked at various options that would be feasible for a citizen and built the follow- up steps according to that. What would be available to the citizen, how would the flow of information work and what would he see and would would he do. A critical question (and rather difficult to answer) was the availability of a map and at what point.

Further, we built on a decided skeleton and fleshed out more details within it. It had to be a flow which would allow him to decide swiftly what s/he needed to do next . For this, we thought it would be best if we helped her/him to decide on the homescreen whether the would be reporting something based on his current location or not.  Next, what would s/he like to do (the categorisation of options under the View, Report and Contribute) and if s/he chose one of the options, how would it be built further.

For each screen, what would be the available information, what would s/he see and what would s/he do.

Nav2 Nav3


Nav16  Nav10 Nav11

The diagram below shows part of the flow that we looked at. This highlights the initial part of the navigation.



Next, we’re looking at the User Interface of the application.


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