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Personnas -- way to assess web sites

From: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2004 12:49:43 -0400
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To: "EOWG" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

I'm glad to learn that personnas (representative of classes of users)
were used to aid in the WAI site redesign.

They are more mind-stretching for me.

1. Wednesday evening Steve Mulder <smulder@molecular.com>
shared with the Boston Information Architects group


his ideas on Personnas in his 82-slide powerpoint presentation"

2. A prime reference is the book: About Face 2.0 – Alan Cooper

Alan Cooper has pertinent articles at   http://www.cooper.com

He has a newsletter that one can subscribe to free.

In it are articles about personnas:


Including four on "How to Create Personas"
and four on "Examples of Persona Use."

3. Another nice summary article where more detail is available:


Making Personas More Powerful: Details to Drive Strategic and Tactical Design


by George Olsen:

This includes further pertinent links.

Regards/Harvey Bingham
Received on Saturday, 2 October 2004 02:21:49 UTC

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