gumowy użytkownik

English translation: elastic user

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Polish term or phrase:gumowy użytkownik
English translation:elastic user
Entered by: wikg

17:21 Jul 21, 2015
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Computers: Software / projektowanie interakcji
Polish term or phrase: gumowy użytkownik
W tekście mowa jest o tym, że projektując interakcje należy najpierw przeanalizować raport z badań, a potem przetworzyć go w taki sposób, żeby wyobrazić sobie "personę", czyli stworzyć sobie mentalny obraz użytkownika, dla którego projektujemy. Dalej wymienione są typowe błędy popełniane podczas projektowania, a jednym z nich jest "błąd tak zwanego gumowego użytkownika", który w skrócie polega na tym, że nie (dość dokładnie) definiujemy sobie wcześniej persony, przez co podczas projektowania zmieniamy charakterystykę użytkownika (zaczynamy przypisywać mu dodatkowe cechy, co powoduje, że próbujemy tworzyć oprogramowanie uniwersalne, co wg autora jest z góry skazane na porażkę).

Ten "gumowy użytkownik" oznacza tu potencjalnego/docelowego użytkownika, który nie został należycie zdefiniowany, czyli jego charakterystyka jest zbyt pojemna, "rozciągliwa" ;)

I co teraz? Rubbery user (niebardzo się googluje)? Ale czy skojarzenie nie będzie bardziej takie, jak w wyrażeniu "rubbery legs"?

Zależy mi nie na opisówce, tylko na zwrocie, który będzie stylistycznie podobny do oryginalnego.
wikg
Poland
elastic user
Explanation:
stylistically equivalent term

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Note added at 19 mins (2015-07-21 17:41:18 GMT)
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also elastic persona

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Note added at 6 hrs (2015-07-22 00:00:23 GMT)
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Here is some confirmation of "elastic user" attributes.

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In user-centered design and marketing, personas are fictional characters created to represent the different user types that might use a site, brand, or product in a similar way.
Personas also help prevent some common design pitfalls which may otherwise be easy to fall into. The first is designing for what Cooper calls "The Elastic User" — by which he means that while making product decisions different stakeholders may define the 'user' according to their convenience.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persona_(user_experience)
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In About Face 2.0, Alan Cooper describes the elastic user as an ill-defined user who’s characteristics change to suit the needs of the developer – sometimes an expert and sometimes a novice.
http://tynerblain.com/blog/2007/07/23/elastic-users/
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Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
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Local time: 08:05
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3 +3elastic user
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.


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elastic user


Explanation:
stylistically equivalent term

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Note added at 19 mins (2015-07-21 17:41:18 GMT)
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also elastic persona

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Note added at 6 hrs (2015-07-22 00:00:23 GMT)
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Here is some confirmation of "elastic user" attributes.

ccccccccccccc
In user-centered design and marketing, personas are fictional characters created to represent the different user types that might use a site, brand, or product in a similar way.
Personas also help prevent some common design pitfalls which may otherwise be easy to fall into. The first is designing for what Cooper calls "The Elastic User" — by which he means that while making product decisions different stakeholders may define the 'user' according to their convenience.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persona_(user_experience)
cccccccccccccccccccccc

In About Face 2.0, Alan Cooper describes the elastic user as an ill-defined user who’s characteristics change to suit the needs of the developer – sometimes an expert and sometimes a novice.
http://tynerblain.com/blog/2007/07/23/elastic-users/

Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
United States
Local time: 08:05
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 28
Notes to answerer
Asker: Dziękuję Frank. Jesteś jak zawsze niezawodny! :)


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  mike23: A flexible answer as always.
53 mins
  -> Thank you, Michał. OK, so he is elastic but not spineless.

agree  Kasha Martinovic
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Kasha.

agree  Darius Saczuk
5 hrs
  -> Thank you, Dariusz.
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