Bug #5947

[Workbench] Provide additional guidance to users running their first pipeline

Added by Nancy Ouyang over 4 years ago. Updated about 4 years ago.

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Nico says that, after exiting the tutorial, when he clicked "run a pipeline", he encountered a list of 20 pipelines and he randomly picked one (lobSTR, because it sounded tasty).

This is undesirable since it's confusing and also not all the pipelines new users can have access to may be "high quality".

1) The quickfix would be to limit to 1-3 pipelines and collections that the new user has access to initially, e.g. until they hit a button "unlock advanced mode" or something.

2) Alternatively: make "popovers" on each page, like

However the #2 might require an overhaul of Dashboard.

overleaf3.png (176 KB) overleaf3.png Nancy Ouyang, 05/07/2015 09:19 PM
Screenshot from 2015-05-07 17_33_06.png (95.4 KB) Screenshot from 2015-05-07 17_33_06.png Nancy Ouyang, 05/07/2015 09:33 PM

Related issues

Related to Arvados - Bug #5946: [Workbench] "other collections have the same content" page is confusingNew05/07/2015

Related to Arvados - Bug #5930: [Documentation] Misc. documentation fixesResolved05/17/2015


#1 Updated by Nancy Ouyang over 4 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#2 Updated by Brett Smith over 4 years ago

  • Subject changed from Make it clear how to run first pipeline to [Workbench] Provide additional guidance to users running their first pipeline
  • Category set to Workbench
  • Target version changed from Bug Triage to Arvados Future Sprints

#3 Updated by Brett Smith over 4 years ago

The "quick fix" doesn't seem so quick because different users will have different levels of familiarity with different pipelines.

#4 Updated by Nancy Ouyang about 4 years ago

Ah, the idea is to limit the pipelines available to match the ones we use in our in-depth step-by-step tutorials, by default on first-time use. And if the user has a specific pipeline they are familiar with, they can "opt-out" and hit a button to reveal all the pipelines available to them normally.

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