The Persona Lifecycle

by John Pruitt and Tamara Adlin

Reviewed by Steve Kersten for ClickStart

 

ISBN: 0125662513 If you’ve embraced the idea of using personas to help you understand your users, you may still need to understand how to integrate personas into the entire software development life cycle. That’s where Pruitt and Adlin’s new book comes in: not only will you learn how and why to create personas, you’ll learn how to make sure personas don’t "die" after design. An extremely readable and well designed book that can be read cover-to-cover, scanned quickly, or opened at random for fascinating tidbits of real-life stories, this book also includes additional chapters by UCD experts on applying personas.