IxDA RDU/Chapel Hill Event: Getting Started With Personas

4 Jun 2006 - 7:20am
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lourdes cueva ...

Hi Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill IxDA and UPA members and friends,

Robert Barlow-Busch from Quarry Integrated Communications Inc., will meet
with us on June 7th at 6pm to share his experience on creating personas.
(Details here: http://www.triux.org/2006/05/personas-by-robert-barlow-busch/

If you're not going to be able to attend his one-day workshop or not sure if
this personas approach is the right for your company, this is the perfect
event for you.

Lulu Press Inc
800 Aviation Pkwy
Suite 300
Morrisville, NC 27560

Map to Event<http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=800+Aviation+Pkwy+suite+300,+morrisville+NC+27560&ll=35.83455,-78.813429&spn=0.016248,0.043259&om=1>

Hope to see you there!

Lourdes Cueva Chacón
M.S. in Information Science
cuevacha at gmail.com
www.ils.unc.edu/~cuevacha/ <http://www.ils.unc.edu/%7Ecuevacha/>

On 5/17/06, Robert Barlow-Busch <rbarlowbusch at quarry.com> wrote:
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> Hi folks,
> On June 8 in Durham, North Carolina, we're running a full-day
> workshop for people who are considering whether to introduce personas
> into their design practice. Given the lively debate that personas
> sometimes spark on this list, I figured some of you might be interested.
> The workshop gives you hands-on experience in key steps of the
> process, even in that most mysterious of steps: how to identify
> personas from a mess of research findings. We'll share plenty of
> examples from our client work over the past 6 years, too, to
> illustrate the impact that personas can have on a product's
> requirements and on its design direction.
> And there's a bonus. Woo-hoo! You'll receive a free copy of Pruitt
> and Adlin's book "The Persona Lifecycle", in celebration of its
> recent publication. We made several contributions to this book, so
> we're of course excited to see it available.
> To learn more about or register for the workshop:
> http://personas.mollyguard.com
> To see some example personas that we'll revisit in the workshop:
> http://www.quarry.com/integration/interaction_design/personas/examples/
> --
> Robert Barlow-Busch
> Practice Director, Interaction Design
> Quarry Integrated Communications Inc.
> rbarlowbusch at quarry.com
> (519) 570-2020

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