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Personas’ Value in Use: “Personas + x”


with this post, I want to draw your attention to one important thing:

personas, without ‘x’, are useless.

What does ‘x’ mean? The ‘x’ is the thing or activity you couple personas with.

If you just create personas, but don’t use them with a scenario, goal, or mission, they are useless. You have then achieved so-called desk-drawer personas; nice to look at, but utterly useless to the company you’re working with.

Therefore, the recipe to success with personas is:

personas + x,

where x =