An Empirical Study Demonstrating How Different Design Constraints, Project Organization and Contexts Limited the Utility of Personas

@article{Rnkk2005AnES,
  title={An Empirical Study Demonstrating How Different Design Constraints, Project Organization and Contexts Limited the Utility of Personas},
  author={Kari R{\"o}nkk{\"o}},
  journal={Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
  year={2005},
  pages={220a-220a}
}
There are few independent studies reporting on the relation between interaction designers existing practices contra their efficient use of personas. Practitioners have reported that the technique have a potential for software mass-market products, and as a user-information-needs-model. Based on three different software development project characteristics this paper presents an independent study on the usefulness of personas. In the first project, it is demonstrated that personas played a… CONTINUE READING
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