personas, scenarios and requirements
Tuesday, November 7, 2006 at 09:46
martian77 in HCI

We've used personas and scenarios in the seminar. It was really useful to actually try using them. We were struggling to see the relevence in our group, with just making a person up and then a story using them. It wasn't until we thought about the story a bit harder that you suddenly start noticing the problems. Because you're highlighting a common usage, you can start to say 'how are they going to manage that bit then?' or spot operations where you've got them using three hands or things. We'll definitely be creating some of these for our library review.

I'm still not really clear on how to document and store these findings. This is really relevant for work at the moment. We have to keep producing things, to demonstrate progress to the rest of the team, but how? How do we translate these things into 'proper' and formal requirements reports?

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