Week 6 – User Scenario

Summary:

What are User Scenarios?

  • The stories that your personas act out
  • Thoughts and exercises, in which you predict how different users will interact with your website in a given situation in order to complete a given goal
  • Let you understand what your future users will look for when trying to complete tasks on your site
  • Provides visual representation of your problem when a user fails to perform the task to solve later
  • Allows you to test your site structure before it’s fully developed and isolate problems before they become problems
  • They should outline the Who, What, Where, When, Why and How?
Example of user scenario mapping with posted notes
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Week 5 – Personas

Summary:

User Personas

Above provides two diagrams, the first being an overview of the interactive design processes and the second being a refined version of the prior into a user experience design model.

User Persona: Fictional users representative of our real users who we reference throughout our creative process to inform and validate our design and user experience. They represent the goals and behaviour of a hypothesised group of users, synthesised from data collected from users, including behaviour patterns, goals, skills, attitudes, and the environment or context with a few fictional details to make them realistic.

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