Preparing for your project The Futures Institute - June 27, 2011
Linear thinking. DONE!
Holistic thinking.or Integral thinking.
Holistic thinking.or Integral thinking. SOLUTION 01
Holistic thinking.or Integral thinking. SOLUTION 01 SOLUTION 02 SOLUTION 02
What is your topic.How does it relate to Megacities?
Who is your client.What type of entity are you creating?Government Company Non-Profit
What are you offering?A Product, Service...or both?
How will you deliver?Preparing for your presentations.
Services & Systems.Visualizing complexity.
Software, Websites & Apps.From wireframe to final screenshots.
Products & Structures.From sketches to prototypes.
Photos & Video.Document the intended experience.Add emotion and contextualize your story.
Tell us your process.Tell us what paths you took to get to your final solutions...failures included.1. Scanning2. CLA3. Scenarios4. Future Wheels5. Design Fiction6. Ethnography7. Concepting8. Prototyping etc....
Project guidelines.1. What were the supporting trends that pointed you to your solution?2. What are the key themes that emerged from the most important trends?3. What futures method or methods did you use to synthesize these trends and drivers?4. What is the situation/convergence/world that created an opportunity for your solution?5. What “megacity challenge” do these present?6. What is your solution that overcomes or meets the needs created by this challenge?7. What are the implications of your applying your solution?8. What disruptions could change these circumstances?