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Re: Contributor survey

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 14:15:10 -0500
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To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Privacy policy is located in the WPD namespace [1].

[1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Privacy


On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Janet Swisher <jswisher@mozilla.com> wrote:

>  Does W3C have a privacy policy? It would be good to have a link to it to
> back up the claims about how the data collected will be handled.
>
> On 1/24/13 5:29 PM, Doug Schepers wrote:
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> Hi, Scott-
>
> Looks great!
>
> I think Jay has some good points.
>
> I noticed a couple of things, too:
> * #3 s/company/organization/
> * Maybe tell people how many pages it is?
> * Move the last question, #39, to the 3rd page, to make the survey seem
> shorter... I always dread hitting 'continue' in surveys.
>
> Regards-
> -Doug
>
> On 1/24/13 5:22 PM, Andre Jay Meissner wrote:
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> Hey Scott,
>
> love to see this evolving + great work! Here are my comments:
>
>  1. As a rule of thumb, ideally, the first survey page should not
>     contain more than *one* absolute no brainer question. Something like
>     "yes I want to proceed/no", "I am male/female", "I like/dislike"...
>     sth like that. Do not ask for the userID as the first question, do
>     this as the LAST one (when the form is filled out. Yes, you can
>     invite for lunch at that later time as well ;))!
>  2. I would move the whole "You and your work" section to the end. Ask
>     the private stuff in the end.
>  3. #2 Designerdeveloper, Developerdesigner, Designstudent...? I suggest
>     to use checkboxes, not radios, here. Or provide a ton more options.
>     Or not ask for profession/job title, ask for experience
>     (checkboxes). Like that.
>  4. I don't get the "(#!%*@!!!)" at #5 - sorry.
>  5. #5: include "not sure" and/or "don't know" as options
>  6. #6 needs more explanantion (like examples/links, imagine noobs
>     facing this question) and/or a "not sure" option
>  7. #11: Huh??? If you want to do conditional question blocks maybe
>     phrase a bit different and/or ask this as one of the first questions?
>  8. #12: hehe, date field, huh? ;)=
>  9. #12ff: doublecheck "Doc Sprint" spelling
> 10. #14/15: consider people answering the question AT the Doc Sprint
> 11. #33 link to examples (and do that with similar stuff as well)
> 12. #34 wow, that's hard to answer for people NOT following all our
>     conversations... ;)=
> 13. #33, #34, #35, +… add a "don't know" option == "Hey Scott I didn't
>     get the question but WANT to answer and help you to improve this
> survey!
>
> In general, with close to 40 questions, consider to let the user decide
> if he/she wants to take the short or long route as a first or second
> question, and build a conditional route to the longer version after
> approx. 2 minutes into the survey. It's much harder to build that path,
> but quite doable on this topic - and it will deliver better results as
> if people begin to rush through non-mandatory fields to get to an end...
>
> HTH *Jay
>
>
> Von: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com <mailto:scottrowe@google.com><scottrowe@google.com>>
>
> Datum: KW 4 | Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2013 22:56
> An: "public-webplatform@w3.org <mailto:public-webplatform@w3.org><public-webplatform@w3.org>"
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> <public-webplatform@w3.org <mailto:public-webplatform@w3.org><public-webplatform@w3.org>>
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> Betreff: Contributor survey
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> Neu gesendet am: KW 4 | Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2013 22:57
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>     Please review this WPD Contributor Survey <http://goo.gl/i0nFV><http://goo.gl/i0nFV>and
>     append your comments and suggestions to this thread.
>
>     Note: this is not yet a formal survey. If you do submit it, your
>     responses won't count. We will ask you to formally take the survey
>     as soon as it is finalized.
>
>     The purpose of this survey is to start developing some metrics
>     around the community composition (who are you people?), doc sprints,
>     site usability, and community involvement.
>
>     Many of the questions anticipate (ahem) improvements, and the survey
>     will establish a baseline for future surveys. So don't be surprised
>     if we ask questions that cover obviously broken functionality.
>
>     The survey will be available via a link on WPD (haven't decided
>     where yet), and I'm planning on testing the survey at the Berlin doc
>     sprint.
>
>     Thanks!
>     +Scott
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>  Janet Swisher <jREMOVEswisher@mozilla.com>
> Mozilla Developer Network <https://developer.mozilla.org>
> Technical Writer/Community Steward
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