[Mediawiki-i18n] First usability tests on early content translation prototypes

Pau Giner pginer at wikimedia.org
Thu Jul 11 11:39:08 UTC 2013

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why one of the documents linked is not public).

In any case, if you are interested in helping us in the design of
translation tools, feel free to join our testing


On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 12:18 PM, Pau Giner <pginer at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I conducted two usability tests with two users. Sessions were half user
> research (to understand current process) and half usability testing (to
> check how our initial design ideas worked).
> The basic design ideas worked well and we got interesting feedback to keep
> exploring. Observations have been analysed in a document<https://docs.google.com/a/wikimedia.org/document/d/1vpQPxX9AcQOKsl8YuIrF_ZruSzQkYDohMjzepIU-fWU/edit?usp=sharing> where
> a summary of the relevant findings, as well as the user recordings and
> detailed observations for each participant.
> I also created a public Trello board<https://trello.com/board/content-translation-designs/51dd7e7215b12d7701002162>with all the design problems and solutions I am considering. The purpose is
> to allow it to unify the feedback I get from different sources (users,
> Language engineering team, and the design team) in a single place where
> anyone can access to it.
> Next steps include:
>    - Finding design solutions for detected issues
>    - Update the prototypes to include the new ideas
>    - Adapt the prototypes to other languages and recruit additional
>    participants
>    - Start adding information to a wiki page about the project,
> Feel free to provide any feedback or ask any doubt.
> Pau
> --
> Pau Giner
> Interaction Designer
> Wikimedia Foundation

Pau Giner
Interaction Designer
Wikimedia Foundation
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