This article serves as a jumping off point for discussions on the value of user scenarios in user interface design, user experience design, and software development. Anytime you can encapsulate what the user is doing, what the user needs, and how the user behaves, you can better communicate the requirements of a system.

User Scenarios Defined

Here are some great discussions about user scenarios, sometimes contrasted with use cases.

Good Points about User Scenarios

Here are some good points about user scenarios:

Narratives and Story-Telling

Feel free to add to this part of the article. There is much that is being written about developing narratives and doing story telling that is helpful in expressing how user needs and user behaviors can be captured and passed on.


More to Come

Feel free to add your constructive thoughts about user scenarios here.

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Contributors to this page: Bill Albing .
Page last modified on Saturday, March 05, 2011 09:18:00 pm EST by Bill Albing.

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