QA Music: Music To Make Personas By

Ah, “personas.” Little documents designed so that your creative-writing, failing-novelists copywriters can create fictional vignettes to suck man hours and budgets from clients. The whole thing to me smacks of one of the ways overformalization takes a common-sense idea–understanding what your user does and trying to view your software through that prism–and turns it into 16 billable hours plus review meetings.

But if you’re going to have to deal with it, why not do so with appropriate music?

That’s the Harold Faltermeyer theme for the film Fletch.

Now, it’s your duty at the very least to name some of your user personas Dr. Rosenrosen, John Cocktoston, Arnold Babar, and Freida’s Boss.

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