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  • the design problem space is ambiguous, not well defined, or complex.
  • there is a broad audience who would be interested in or using your finished product / service.
  • proposed solutions are not harmonious (i.e. satisfying one criteria, diminishes another).
  • there are many possible design directions and unsure what to focus on.
  • there is a potential of bias

Use a CaT to help gather ideas, stories, perspectives that give you possible directions for further exploration.


  • Define a loose scope
  • Come up with some scenarios to help your exploration
  • Gather Find some peopleparticipants
  • Observe and facilitate co-creation
  • Give opportunity to individuals to document their personal "stories", designs, thoughts using multiple modalities
  • Give opportunity for group individuals and groups work to refine ideas
  • Allow time for iteration
  • Todo: finish this..Give opportunity for groups and individuals to inspire each other through presenting ideas.

Case Study: IDRC-PhET Energy Skate Park Create-a-Thon