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== Purpose ==
 
 
 
A ''persona'' is a representation of a virtual user, based on empirical data. The description includes a concise summary of characteristics of the user, their experience, goals and tasks, pain points, and environmental conditions. Personas describe the target users, giving a clear picture of how they're likely to use the system, and what they’ll expect from it.
 
 
 
The advantage of persona is a common understanding over the development team and the dissociation from the personal point of view. In contrast to alternative methods like lead user(s) (usually the developer itself), a panel of real users or a description per sociological milieus, persona are more representative, faster to access, and easier to understand. Its a very efficient method.
 
 
 
== Guidelines ==
 
 
 
== Best Practice ==
 
http://techbase.kde.org/Projects/Usability/Principles/KDE4_Personas
 
 
 
[[Category:Usability]][[Category:Structure]][[Category:Task_Flow]]
 

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