[tor-project] UX team meeting notes, February 15th


Thanks to everyone who made it to today’s UX Team meeting! We’re looking forward to seeing you all again in a week’s time on February 22nd.

Here are the minutes:


Today we shared an update on our progress with the research and specification of the Tor VPN Client for Android (Sponsor 101), briefly discussed the UX Team roadmap for Q1, and reviewed Joydeep’s user support report for January.


== User Experience Team Meeting ==

UX Team meetings happen every Tuesday at 1700 UTC in #tor-meeting on OFTC.

Here are the logs from our last meeting on February 15th:

== Useful links ==

About the UX Team:

UX repository:

UX roadmap:

UX kanban:

Team kanban:

Tuesday February 15****th 17:00 UTC

== What projects are we working on? ==

S9 - Usability and Community Intervention on Support for Democracy and Human Rights

S30 - Empowering Communities in the Global South to Bypass Censorship

S96 – Rapid Expansion of Access to the Uncensored Internet through Tor in China, Hong Kong, & Tibet

S101 - Tor VPN Client for Android

== Announcements ==

== Agenda ==

  1. Announcements
  2. Weekly planning
  3. Check-in with user support

== Weekly planning ==

Note: Please highlight anything you’d like to discuss below in bold


Last week (actual):

  • Updated the UX Team roadmap and presented it at last week’s All Hands
  • Presented Objective 1 (UX) progress for S101 (VPN) at the all-team meeting
  • Got the UX evaluation of comparable Android apps and user stories into a reviewable state for S101, and emailed round the VPN group for feedback

This week (planned):

  • Catch up on S96 (torconnect)
  • Start work on additional designs for S96 (torconnect)
  • Finish and distribute the tor-qa survey
  • Continue breadboards for S101 (VPN)
  • Respond to feedback and questions about user stories for S101 (VPN) as it comes in
  • Discuss process for selecting alpha features to go into stable for Tor Browser
  • Quarterly meetings with sponsors

On ice:

  • Review everything currently assigned to me under “Needs Review”, including the UX Research report template


Last week (actual):

  • sketching glyph exploration
  • illustration for VPN/call for participation
  • developed graphic for upcoming subgrantee blog post

This week (planned):

  • continued sketching/exploration of glyphs
  • graphic to thank member renewels - NYT
  • start exploring mono onion sticker for print
  • continue research for Comms 22 vis direction

== Open Call for User Research ==

Find out how to contribute to the UX team:

Thanks everyone!

Duncan Larsen-Russell
Product Manager & UX Team Lead