User Personas are not enough – they focus too much on personality and less on users’ tasks

Alessio Malizia

Paul Baog comments in this article why user personas might fall short when desiging for Web usability [ARTICLE]

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Image source: http://boagworld.com/design/user-personas/

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Usability evaluation: models, methods, and applications

Stefano Federici, Simone Borsci •  July 25, 2010

Usability is a recent, even sometimes debated, concept in the human and computer interaction field in which interdisciplinary issues of design engineering and philosophy, cognitive psychology and ergonomics converge. The approach we endorse in order to analyse this interdisciplinary concept is strictly related to the evolution of the evaluation models, methods and applications of usability. [Article]