Re: Help with fake names issue

Subject: Re: Help with fake names issue
From: NuVision Communications <nuvisioncomm -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 18:56:34 -0400

You also could go with First Initial Last Name...

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 6:55 PM, NuVision Communications <
nuvisioncomm -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> For health care applications, I have used the Does -- Mary Doe, Jane Doe,
> George Doe, etc (John Doe is a real name - think X) -- as well as First
> Name Last Initial.
>
> deb
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 5:29 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:
>
>> Hey Cindy,
>>
>> Your client needs to lighten up. Apart from that, here is some
>> justification you can use for actual people names: It makes the characters
>> and situations more realistic.
>>
>> Rather than grabbing names out of thin air, why not think of the attitudes
>> or circumstances the person is in at that moment? At work we talk about
>> some of our personas as being "frustrated", "contented", "efficient",
>> "newcomer", etc. So when describing a high-intensity transaction between
>> the frustrated user, we refer to him as "Fred Frustrated". Likewise the
>> contented user, in a more easygoing transaction, would be "Cindy
>> Contented".
>>
>> The alliteration is a mnemonic, and the attitude is a characteristic of
>> the
>> interaction. Realistic names help to build attachment to the idea.
>>
>> Hope this helps.
>>
>> -Tony
>>
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References:
Help with fake names issue: From: Cindy Daoust
RE: Help with fake names issue: From: Fred Ridder
Re: Help with fake names issue: From: Cindy Daoust
Re: Help with fake names issue: From: Julie Stickler
Re: Help with fake names issue: From: Peter Neilson
Re: Help with fake names issue: From: Rick Stone
Re: Help with fake names issue: From: kafkascampi
Re: Help with fake names issue: From: Tony Chung
Re: Help with fake names issue: From: NuVision Communications

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