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From: Emily Shaffer <emilyshaffer@google.com>
To: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
Cc: Alice Merrick <amerrick@google.com>,
	Git List <git@vger.kernel.org>, David Aguilar <davvid@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Let's have a user experience workshop
Date: Mon, 16 May 2022 09:43:25 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJoAoZnP47PT9EQYkNib9+_a-Qg=HxhjowgUx7qJ1V7=KY5iiA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YoEnsb2UpDwdjDpd@google.com>

On Sun, May 15, 2022 at 6:17 PM Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> (bcc-ing workshop attendees again)
> Hi,
>
> Emily Shaffer wrote:
> > On Mon, May 9, 2022 at 8:35 PM Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >> 1. Continuing the conversation
> >>
> >> I and some others (e.g. David, cc-ed) ended the workshop wanting to
> >> discuss a little more --- when deciding (1) what to work on and (2)
> >> settling on a design for that work, what has worked well for us in the
> >> past?  What didn't work?  What research methods have we tried?  What
> >> would we like to try?  We mentioned wanting to continue that
> >> discussion on-list, so trying that now. :)
> [...]
> > For all 4 of the above - I wonder whether it really makes sense to try
> > and organize those things asynchronously. If I'm being honest, what
> > I'd much prefer would be a monthly-or-so working group meeting with
> > other folks interested in performing research, making recommendations,
> > learning how to improve Git's UX, etc. I'd absolutely make time to
> > attend such a thing, and I believe it would be the easiest way to
> > organize research and concert our efforts. Would other folks be
> > interested in showing up, too?
>
> Interesting!  I'd also enjoy a meet-up, but e.g. for "3. Testing ideas
> with users" I would find it worrisome if getting user input would
> require reviews on a given patch stalling out until the next monthly
> meeting.  (Reviews are already slower than they should be as it is!)
> I don't know that that's what you meant to suggest; I'm just aiming to
> understand what you mean about the "all 4" above.

Oh, thanks for clarifying. I agree waiting for some monthly user
feedback session wouldn't be ideal; rather, I'd like to see that kind
of meeting establish a process for getting user feedback sooner. Right
now I think it's a little intimidating to say "let's just start
getting user feedback" with no other instruction.

>
> > I'd envision it as something between a working group and a book club -
> > we could learn different aspects of UX design and research, and apply
> > them in various ways. It might be nice to have Alice along for at
> > least the first couple of sessions to answer questions and help us
> > learn in a bit more targeted direction than we got at the workshop.
>
> Sounds nice to me.  If others turn out to be also interested, then
> what would be the next step for making that happen?

Seems like we can go the typical route - vote for timezones and put it
on tinyurl.com/gitcal - but I'll wait to see more people than just you
and I talking about it before we do that ;)

>
> Thanks,
> Jonathan
>
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  reply	other threads:[~2022-05-16  7:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-03-15 21:04 Alice Merrick
2022-03-16 17:36 ` Philip Oakley
2022-03-16 17:48   ` Emily Shaffer
2022-03-16 21:50     ` Philip Oakley
2022-03-16 20:10 ` Michal Suchánek
2022-03-16 20:41   ` Emily Shaffer
2022-03-16 21:34     ` Michal Suchánek
2022-03-16 22:05     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-05-10  3:35 ` Jonathan Nieder
2022-05-12 22:23   ` Emily Shaffer
2022-05-15 16:17     ` Jonathan Nieder
2022-05-16  7:43       ` Emily Shaffer [this message]
2022-05-20 16:17         ` Alice Merrick
2022-05-20 16:22           ` rsbecker

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