HCI and personas analytics

Using the book Data-Driven Personas for Teaching

Hi, Professor! Planning your HCI, design, UX, advertising, content creation, marketing, or related course for the upcoming semester? Consider using the book Data-Driven Personas in your course. There are MANY advantages to using this book for your course!

How to Create Personas: Steps Using the Qualitative, Quantitative, or Mixed Method Approach

Personas have broad applicability for digital innovation, giving their applicability for human centered user, customer, and audience understanding in activities such as product development, design, testing, content creation, and marketing. It is important that a persona is fictional (not an actual individual) yet realistic (based on real data from actual users). The persona technique has …

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Introduction to Data-Driven Personas Book by Kathleen Guan (co-author)

Hey!, check out this great YouTube video introduction to the book, Data-Driven Personas, by Kat Guan! Kathleen Guan is a research consultant and founder of KWG Global, a research consultancy dedicated to bridging academia and industry. She has a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service in International Law from Georgetown University, and research training in …

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3 Step Process for Deploying Data-Driven Personas in Your Organization

Data-driven personas are algorithmically created from user behavioral and demographic data. They can be a valuable tool in an organization for communication across divisions to get a consistent user understanding. However, we hear from many clients that deploying personas within an organization can be challenging. So,¬†how do you deploy data-driven personas in an organization to …

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MIT Tech Review Article About APG: Making better decisions with big data personas

Nice write up about persona analytics, as created by APG, in MIT Technology Review! How personas and data work together With increasing analytics data, personas can now be generated using big data and algorithmic approaches. This integration of personas and analytics offers impactful opportunities to shift personas from flat files of data presentation to interactive …

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Use Cases for Interactive Persona Analytics Systems

The APG Team at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has engaged in a multi-year research effort developing a state-of-the-art personas analytics system and associated techniques. The data-driven personas are algorithmically created from user behavioral and demographic data and function as interactive interfaces to the persona system and user data. We have shown in peer …

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