Persona represents a user group, helps to understand who the users
are, their behavior, etc.
No my question here is if Ive a large set of audience or target user
group then making a persona make sense to me,
But what if Ive very limited users say 8-10 and Ive access to users
all the time, do I need to create Persona for them?
Is it really necessary to create Persona for small set of target user
Taking the persona discussion in a different direction. I have been
thinking lately, along the lines of how we can take advantage of the
social networking sites to develop a more realistic persona.
While this is not intended to replace the one-on-one interview to
observe and gather goals, it can be an effective
tool when it comes to humanizing the users.
We're working on building some personas for some desktop software.
I've been going over Todd Warfel's template and Steve Mulder's
(The User is Always Right).
Steve includes Business Objectives, Todd does not. The argument is
that you want to include what you as an organization want to
I guess I would argue that a persona is not about my organization and
it's goals, it's about the person and their goals. And if I am
satisfying their goals, that's going to be good for my org and my
Am I missing something as to why they should be included? Love to
hear your thoughts.
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