Category
Short description
A different pair of eyes might see something that a participant is not aware of regarding his idea/prototype. What could go wrong?
Image
what if?
Path

/material/what-ifs

Target audience
Group size
2 - 4 people per group
Age group
6+
Time frame
30 - 90 min.
Instructions
 
  1. Have a look at someone else’s prototype (this might be a product, a sketch, draft, ..) and ask yourself what could go terribly wrong.
  2. Think about “What if’s”-questions, e.g.
    1. What if we drop it?
    2. What if something gets stuck?
  3. Write them down on post-its: This will (and should!) include crazy and funny things (e.g. “What if a cat uses it?”)
  4. Go through the post-its and select the useful feedback
  5. Use the outcome to enhance the prototype
  6. Repeat this throughout the ideation if and when needed
Material
paper
pens
post-its
timer/watch