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-===== Platform =====+====== User survey ======
  
-  - What Operating System do you run MantisBT on? 
-  - What Database server do you run MantisBT on? 
-  - What Web server do you run MantisBT on? 
-  - How many active users are there in your MantisBT instance? 
-  - How many bugs do you have in your MantisBT instance?  
-  - What plugins do you have installed in your MantisBT instance? 
  
-===== Demographics =====+[[.admin:surveys]]
  
-  - Age +===== Candidate survey questions  =====
-  - Country  +
-  - How do you currently use MantisBT +
-  -- User ( I interact with MantisBT's web interface ) +
-  -- System administrator ( I administer the server running the application ) +
-  -- Developer ( I contribute code to MantisBT or MantisBT plugins )+
  
-===== Current status ===== +Final draft, pending setup in the surveys applications.
-    +
-  - Which version of MantisBT are you running? +
-  - How would you rank MantisBT in terms of {usability, performance, look and feel,documentation}? +
-  - Which of the following features do you use and how often ( matrix - rows are features, columns are numbered 1-5, were 5 means most often)? +
-     - Roadmap page +
-     - Changelog page +
-     - Notifications +
-     - etc  ( we really need a good selection here )+
  
-===== Future =====+References:
  
-   - What would be the thing that you would change or improve substantially in MantisBT? +  * [[https://wiki.mozilla.org/Bugzilla:Survey|Bugzilla survey 2008 ]] 
-   -- we might consider having some initial options here and also a large free text field+  * [[https://git.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/GitSurvey2012|Git User's survey 2012]]
  
-===== Contributions =====+It's interesting that the Bugzilla survey was aimed at a small number of organisations using MantisBT, rather than its direct users. Something to consider for us as well - perhaps by having two different surveys - organisations versus end-users.
  
-   - Have you ever tried to contribute to MantisBT? + 
-   -- If yes, were you successful? +==== User role ==== 
-   -- If no, why + 
-   --- lack of {skill,time,interest} +  - How to you usually use MantisBT: 
-   --- barrier of contribution to high {missing documentation, code hard to understand, no support from developers}+    I am a MantisBT user - I report/edit bugs 
 +    - I am a MantisBT administrator - I set up projects, categories, users etc 
 +    - I am a MantisBT system administrator - I manage at least a MantisBT installation on a server 
 +    - I am a MantisBT developer - I contribute to the MantisBT core or to a plugin 
 +  - [all] Country  
 + 
 + 
 +==== Platform ==== 
 + 
 +  - [administrator] What Operating System do you run MantisBT on? (+ version) 
 +  - [administrator] What Database server do you run MantisBT on? (+ version) 
 +  - [administrator] What Web server do you run MantisBT on? (+ version) 
 +  - [administrator] Which PHP version do you use? 
 +  - [administrator] Which file upload method do you use? (DISK, DATABASE or FTP) 
 +  - [administrator] Which login method do you use? (MD5, LDAP, BASIC_AUTH, HTTP_AUTH, PLAIN, CRYPT, CRYPT_FULL_SALT) 
 +  - [administrator] How many projects are there in your MantisBT instance? 
 +  - [administrator] How many active users are there in your MantisBT instance? 
 +  - [administrator] How many bugs* do you have in your MantisBT instance?  ==> hopefully not too many but if you do please report them on our bugtracker [link] ;-) joke aside, this should be reworded, at least use the word 'issues' instead of bugs  
 +  - [administrator] What plugins do you have installed in your MantisBT instance? 
 +  - [administrator] Do you run MantisBT on your own server or on a hosted instance? 
 + 
 +==== Current status ==== 
 + 
 +  - [all] Do you currently use MantisBT? 
 +    - If not, why not and which tools are you using now?  
 + 
 +  - [all] Which version of MantisBT are you running? 
 +  - [all] How would you rank MantisBT in terms of {usability, performance, look and feel,documentation}? 
 + 
 +==== Future ==== 
 + 
 +   - [all] What would be three things that you would change or improve substantially in MantisBT? Should allow users to type in suggestions, perhaps link to [[feature_candidates]] 
 +     - we might consider having some initial options here and also a large free text field ( should restrict checkboxes to 3 ) 
 +     - Better look and feel 
 +     - Keyboard shortcuts for navigation and other common actions 
 +     - Extended reporting capabilities 
 +     - Ability to download and install plugins from the administration interface 
 +     - Better performance 
 +     - Better support for other database engines ( which ? ) 
 +     - Ability to vote for issues 
 +     - Ability to preview attachments inline ( videos, images ) 
 +     - Wysiwyg (or alternative structured text like Markdown ) editor 
 +     - Diff-style email notifications 
 + 
 +   - [all] I would continue using Mantis if it would function only on recent versions of modern browsers ( currently IE 8+, latest Firefox/Chrome/Safari ). Moving to more modern browsers also involves a more streamlined and modern UI. 
 + 
 + 
 +===== Contributions, comments ===== 
 + 
 +   - [developer] Have you ever tried to contribute to MantisBT? 
 +     - If yes, were you successful? 
 +     - If no, why 
 +       - lack of {skill,time,interest} 
 +       - barrier of contribution to high {missing documentation, code hard to understand, no support from developers} 
 +    - [all] Mobility related question - tablet/phone usage? MantisTouch vs. other apps?(vboctor) 
 +    - [all] What form factor? (vboctor) 
 +      - Small Screen (Phone or iPod) 
 +      - Tablet (iPad, Kindle Fire, Galaxy Tab, etc) 
 +      - Desktop 
 +      - Other     
 +    - [all] Demographics - should we ask about the field of the company using MantisBT? e.g. IT, Hospitality, Financial, Insurance, etc? (vboctor) 
 +    - [all] Do you interact with MantisBT using a custom-built client - SOAP API? (vboctor) 
 +    - [all] How did you know about MantisBT? (vboctor) 
 +      - Used it in previous jobs 
 +      - Search engine 
 +      - Social networks (e.g. Twitter) 
 +      - Word of mouth 
 +      - Seen it used by others 
 +      - Read a review or a blog post 
 +      - Through my hosting company 
 +      - Featured on some site (e.g. Sourceforge) 
 +      - Others 
 +   - [all] General feedback and suggestions for MantisBT? (vboctor) 
 +   - [all] Optional: contact e-mail (dregad) 
 +   - [all] I am interested in becoming a member of the core dev team - [we might as well seize the opportunity to try and draw in some fresh forces] (dregad) ; I would reformulate as _I am interested in helping MantisBT improve_ and them giving a list of options, like documentation, code, support in forums etc
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