I chose two personas from quite different backgrounds in order to cover the wide range of users. In these tables I mixed some characteristics that I found more suitable for my examples, of course you can replace them with whatever suits your needs.
Personal Background: Tamika is a Computer Science student in the Institute of Informatics (INF). She is a Fedora user and contributor since 2013, she also helps in organizing events as a Fedora Ambassador. She claims that Overcoming prejudice is the biggest challenge in Thech field so she tries to encourage other women in pursuing careers in Science and Technology through her talks, where she shows her experience as a student and a contributor.
Use of technology: Tamika considers herself as an advanced user. She is a curious person as well as a quick-learner. She feels very comfortable while using variety of software to get her tasks done.
Use of GNOME: Tamika tried different Fedora spins. About a week ago she decided to come back to GNOME since she finds it easier to use and also likes its extensions.
Goals and tasks: Tamika uses of several applications in her daily workflow. Firefox for browsing purposes, Evolution for email handling . Seahorse for keeping her passwords secure and HexChat for IRC.
So, she mainly uses her laptop for studying and accomplishing general tasks.
Occupation: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Personal Background: Justin is goal-oriented and very punctual, he spends mos of the time working and is constantly busy.
Hes responsibilities are to Develop financial well-being of the organization he works for. He monitors financial performance by measuring and analyzing results,initiating corrective actions, reports financial status by developing forecasts; reporting results; analyzing variances; developing improvements.
He also likes to play golf in his free time.
Use of technology: Justin is comfortable using a computer and refers to himself as an “average” user. He mainly uses his computer for work and rarely for other purposes.
Use of GNOME: Justin is very new to GNOME environment and fairly new to Linux. He used windows for a long time so using GNOME is new to him.
Goals and tasks: Justin is constantly looking for substitutions for the older applications he used before. He needs more applications for getting his work done specially for analyzing and also for e-mail services.
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