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Feature #11162

Create personas to visualize our user base

Added by sajolida almost 2 years ago. Updated 2 months ago.

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Confirmed
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Normal
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Start date:
02/23/2016
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% Done:

0%

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Type of work:
Research
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Description

team: u, sajolida, (spriver) + review&advice from jaster


Related issues

Related to Tails - Feature #11778: Create user scenarios with regard to the scope of Tails Confirmed 09/03/2016
Related to Tails - Feature #8422: Support running Tails from internal hard drives Confirmed 12/12/2014
Related to Tails - Feature #6170: Different visual identities for sections of the website Confirmed 07/19/2013
Blocks Tails - Feature #7627: Restructure the website Confirmed 07/19/2013

History

#1 Updated by SpencerOne almost 2 years ago

  • Subject changed from Have personas to describe our typical users to Create personas to visualize our user base

01 [Profile Of A Tails User]

Personas, user personality types, are tools for assisting with thought experiments, most notably, those that aid in the creation of user scenarios and the resulting case-study flows.

User personas are available everywhere. However, it is in our best interest to build our own user personas that are more indicative of the Tails community and reflective of the system's unique challenges.

This is where user profiles come in. By assembling user profiles first, we can more accurately assess the personality of our user base, plugging in different variables as we go and, presumably, gaining a more accurate understanding of the Tails community needs.

02 [Anatomy Of A User Profile]

There are many structures to a user profile. A common structure contains sections such as Demographic, Geographic, Psychographic, and Behavioristic information. Because there is often overlap between section contents, we will use Background and Lifestyle as section descriptors, mapping them to Macro and Micro levels of information where relevant, and using them as a checklist.

This list attempts to be exhaustive. Items will be crossed off if decided against for privacy or relevance concerns.

Background & Lifestyle Information:

- Name
- Age
- Gender
- Cultural Background
- Lifestyle Preference
- Family Status
- Social Status
- Personal Network
- Public Network
- Education
- Occupation
- Income
- Geographic Location
- Geographic Description
- Life Motivation
- Political Opinions
- Cultural Opinions
- Social Opinions
- Behavioral Values
- Activities
- Diet
- Attire
- Personal Accessories
- Home Products
- Furniture
- Transportation
- Services
- Devices
- Software
- Internet Use
- and more ..

An example of the mapping structure:

Background ( Macro ) { Education "College" }
Lifestyle ( Micro ) { Education "PhD, Transportation Design, Umeå Institute of Design" }

03 [Persona Formats]

The format of the personas is TBD.

It is recommended that we create as many personas as is needed to best visualize the Tails community as a whole.

#2 Updated by Dr_Whax over 1 year ago

  • Description updated (diff)
  • Target version set to 2017

#3 Updated by intrigeri over 1 year ago

  • Assignee set to u

#4 Updated by sajolida about 1 year ago

  • Related to Feature #11778: Create user scenarios with regard to the scope of Tails added

#5 Updated by intrigeri 9 months ago

  • Related to Feature #8422: Support running Tails from internal hard drives added

#6 Updated by u 6 months ago

#7 Updated by u 6 months ago

#8 Updated by u 6 months ago

#9 Updated by u 5 months ago

  • Related to Feature #6170: Different visual identities for sections of the website added

#10 Updated by BitingBird 4 months ago

  • Target version changed from 2017 to 2018

#11 Updated by BitingBird 4 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#12 Updated by u 2 months ago

  • Assignee changed from u to sajolida

As you are the lead on this one, I'd rather assign the ticket to you and add myself as a watcher.

#13 Updated by sajolida 2 months ago

I don't think I've ever said I would be "the lead" on this project. You and me both volunteered to work on this on our free time during last summit. Since then I've been the "de facto" lead but I would be very happy if this changed and having you as assignee might help counterbalance the de facto state of things...

But yeah... whatever, any assignee is fine with me.

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