Request for help with Fedora Personas

Gregory Zysk gmzysk at
Wed Feb 24 12:41:33 UTC 2010

2010/2/24 Máirín Duffy <duffy at>

> On Wed, 2010-02-24 at 00:39 -0500, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 06:32:52PM -0700, Robyn Bergeron wrote:
> > > Is this something that could be turned into a FAD? Thinking similar to
> > > what happened at SCaLE, or FOSDEM - a bunch of people are going to be
> > > somewhere -anyway-, this would be a great task to work on / make a FAD
> > > out of.
> > >
> > > Red hat summit, Linuxcon come to mind, Linuxfest NW, see infinite list
> > > of awesome events.   Would be great to see this wrapped up :)
> >
> > My understanding of personas (which is limited I'm sure) is that they
> > get some sort of initial creation, and then are refined over time.
> > I'm not sure whether that means they can be directly translated to a
> > FAD.
> >
> Could be a FAD to get the initial research and persona set created
> though?
> A FAD could be a start point to what I understand about "Personas". The
main thing here is a research gameplan (methodology and data sets) must be
designed and pretty much solidified before the FAD. At the FAD, the
"Personas" plan should be introduced, along with comments and suggestions
taken. Then, a week after to polish up the gameplan and then

We need this in line, from a marketing perspective, in order to build on the
concept. The concept must be solid in order to have a stable base to
innovate from. Adversely, if the "personas" is not in line at the time of
the FAD, then you stand to loose interest and momentum for your

You know the saying; "You only get one chance to make a first impression"


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