Analyze Two Sites Based on the Following: Human Factors, Security, Privacy and Site Preference? Why?

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Compare and Contrast PSAV and Superior Audio Visual

Jamie Masciarelli

Computers and Information Processing CIS/319

University of Phoenix

Dr. Ed Naser

March 10, 2008



There are many factors that web designer's and consumers consider important when it comes to websites. Some of these factors are, the human factor, security, and privacy. Each group considers these factors important, so in order to understand these factors better I will compare and contrast two competing audiovisual websites in regard to human factor, security, and privacy.

These audiovisual websites are Presentation Services Audio Visual (PSAV) and Superior Audio Visual (SAV). Some of the questions that I will be exploring are: ease of use, how quickly the sites load, are the design and layout of both sites pleasing to the eye? When viewing the site is it intuitive or is it confusing? (graphics and text) Do the sites have security and privacy statements? If, so what are they? Do you consider security and privacy important for this type of site? Why or why not? What are my feelings about the sites if they lack privacy and security statements? Would I use them? Once I have answered and explored the above questions I will explain which site I prefer over the other and why.

Human Factor

PSAV's website loads quickly and is dynamic. It is easy to use, understandable, and aesthetically pleasing. The home page is not bogged down with lots of industry specific terminology, which would lead me to believe that I was in way over my head. PSAV's web designers have created a site where one can feel right at home. The reason for this is that they have taken a large amount of information and broken...