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Personas Screener

Last Update: 26 Feb 2014


The OpenStack User Experience team is looking for people using OpenStack or other cloud technologies. We want to better understand your role and your experience with the cloud. We are looking for people who manage, use and develop applications for the cloud using. We are interested in people who use a GUI, CLI or APIs.

Most of the activities take about an hour.

Goal: The following is intended to be used to identify potential candidates for persona interviews and other UX studies.

1. Which company do you work for?

  • Please specify
  • Choose not to disclose

2. What is your job title?

3. How many people work for your organization worldwide?

  • Less than 100
  • 101-500
  • 501-1000
  • 1001-5000
  • 5001-10,000
  • More than 10,000

4. What is the primary business or industry of your company?

  • Aerospace
  • Engineering, architecture, R&D
  • Federal and state government, military, and public administration
  • Finance, banking, accounting, insurance, or real estate
  • Healthcare or medical
  • IT Consulting
  • Legal
  • Media and entertainment
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-profit organization (including Education and Religious organizations)
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail (distributor, or wholesaler)
  • Technology (software and hardware)
  • Service Provider
  • Systems Integrator or Reseller
  • Transportation, utilities, or communication
  • Other (please specify)

5. What are you responsible for? Check all that apply.

  • Cloud administration and management
  • Server/system administration and management
  • Network administration / management
  • Storage administration and management
  • Data Management
  • Capacity Planning
  • Infrasturcture Architecture
  • Data Center Management
  • Application Management
  • Development
  • DevOps
  • Continuous Integration
  • Continuous Deployment
  • Quality Assurance / Testing
  • Security
  • Other (please specify)

6. Which of the following cloud infrastructure do you currently or plan to use? Check all that apply.

  • Private cloud
  • Public cloud
  • Hybrid cloud
  • None of the above

7. Select any of the following that you perform in the cloud:

  • Develop, publish and maintain standards and policies for the cloud
  • Design, develop, integrate, publish and maintain cloud services
  • Test cloud components for interoperability and supportability
  • Monitor running systems, and track and initially triage events in the cloud
  • Onboarding of physical assets to initialize and expand cloud resources
  • Manage all cloud services, e.g. operational, administrative, and management processes
  • Administer customers' communities and their respective resources within a tenancy or domain or region
  • Chargeback and reporting on cloud resource utilization
  • Use cloud services, e.g. request and use cloud resources as a consumer, depending on aaS offering (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, etc. user)
  • None of the above
  • Other (please specify)

8. Based on the previous question, how many years have you been performing these functions?

9. What is the scope of your responsibilities?

  • Single location
  • Multiple locations but not entire organization
  • Entire organization

10. Select from the following User Experience (UX) studies you would be interested in participating in:

This helps the community design and develop better user experiences.
  • Persona Interview (learn about you, your tasks, concerns, environment, and behaviors)
  • Usability Testing (give feedback for test driving prototypes or working code)
  • Concept Review (review and validate wireframes, early concepts)
  • Use case discussion (identify, clarify, and validate your use cases, tasks, workflows)
  • All of the above
  • None of the above
  • Other (please specify)

12. If you are interested in participating in a study, please provide your email, and first and last name, timezome, and your preferred way of being contacted:

  • Email:
  • First Name:
  • Last Name:
  • Telephone / Google+ / Skype / IRC / Other:
  • Country and Timezone:

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