User:Andrew/PersonaTaskList

Task List for KDE Personas

Review the design vision. Review the KDE personas.

Human

Recreational User tasks

  1. Play song, album or playlist. This could include playing a favorite or exploring to find something new.
  2. Play movie, tv show or video clip. This could include playing a favorite or exploring to find something new.
  3. Browse photographs. This includes browsing photographs individually or shared with friends and family (in-person or remote).
  4. Read a book.
  5. Read news.
  6. Communicate with friends and family. Doesn't matter if this is via email, IM, video call, social media or whatever
  7. Play a game. This includes single player or multiplayer games.
  8. Shop for goods or services. Shopping is defined here to mean finding and comparing good or services, regardless of the price (free, freemium, subscription, one-time purchase) of good or service. It might be worth breaking this down into:
    1. Goods or services whose consumption depends on the functions of the OS. e.g. applications, appearance themes, songs, movies, ebooks, etc.
    2. Goods or services whose consumption does not depend on the OS. e.g. food, plane tickets, restaurant reservations, etc.
  9. Track progress on a hobby project. This might include, for example, an art project, or a poetry chapbook, or a remote control airplane. It could also include a hobby project shared with friends.
  10. Customize environment to express personality.

Decision Maker tasks

  1. Communicate with customers. The medium of communication includes email, IM, video conference, etc.
  2. Communicate with staff. The medium of communication includes email, IM, video conference, etc.
  3. Manage staff and customer access to privileged information. This includes staff account privileges, storing information in a secure location, being able to share information with certain groups of people and not others.
  4. Manage projects. This includes determining project schedule and cost.
  5. Read market news.

Office Worker tasks

  1. Communicate with customers. The medium of communication includes email, IM, video conference, etc.
  2. Communicate with coworkers. The medium of communication includes email, IM, video conference, etc.
  3. Track assignments. This includes todo lists, due dates, reminders, task progress, etc.
  4. Take notes This includes taking notes from formal or informal meetings, task notes, etc.
  5. Conduct meetings or give a report or presentation. This includes in-person or remote settings.
  6. Read job-related news. This includes news, technical publications and the like.

Capable

Student tasks

  1. Track assignments.
  2. Take notes. This includes not just text notes, but pictures, maybe sound.
  3. Review notes and information for exams.
  4. Create reports or presentations.
  5. Conduct quantitative or qualitative analyses.
  6. Write programs, scripts, etc. This might be for a computer science class or for another class using programming as a tool to accomplish something else (e.g. calibrate an instrument, automate readings, capture data at precise time intervals, etc.)
  7. Communicate with classmates, teachers and potential employers.

Geek tasks

  1. Research technical information.
  2. Administer shared system resources for family members.
  3. Write programs, scripts, etc. to scratch an itch.
  4. Tweak system settings to scratch an itch.
  5. Fix bugs and share technical solutions.

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