[HOT] Level of user experience to focus on

Rekth K rekth at insiberia.net
Wed Jun 3 10:04:48 UTC 2015

Hi all,

I want to thank everyone for their wonderful input! Your responses gave 
me more insight on the Tasking Manager itself, especially from different 
perspectives. Whether you replied to the HOT list or sent an email to me 
personally, your input will all be taken into account.

Thanks again,

On 2015-05-29 02:59, James Conkling wrote:
> Brian/Rekth, one thing I've heard mentioned by new users of iD is
> managing the transition from iD back to the TM. In particular,
> guidance on how to close a task, when to leave it open if incomplete,
> unlocking tasks, leaving comments. When looking over new editors
> shoulders, this transition from iD was something that caught them up a
> bunch.
> Don't know how much of this would be actionable - don't imagine iD can
> have TM specific buttons, and can't see how the TM could recognize
> when a user returns after editing in iD. The proposed expansion of the
> TM API might help resolve some of these issues in the future, though.
> Just some thoughts that have been on my mind recently.
> On May 28, 2015 10:44 PM, "john whelan" <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >
>  > One current issue is ambiguity, the word done can mean either this
> tile is completed or to some it may mean I'm done for the day
> /session.
>  >
>  >
>  > Cheerio John
>  >
>  > On 28 May 2015 at 08:57, Rekth K <rekth at insiberia.net> wrote:
>  >>
>  >> Hi all,
>  >>
>  >> Thank you for all your welcoming messages!
>  >>
>  >> I'd like to ask a question on what type(s) of user(s) to take into
> consideration when testing for usability and suggesting improvements.
> In other words, for what level of experience am I supposed to optimise
> the Tasking Manager? Should it be for first time visitors, those who
> land on the hotosm page and do not know what HOT is? Or should the
> usability testing lean towards fully experienced users and their
> needs?
>  >>
>  >> Rekth
>  >
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