Indi Young, Kunyi Mangalam
"First we need to understand the problem." You hear this phrase more often these days in the applied realm of software development. Because of design thinking and lean UX, there is more awareness of the value of understanding the problem space. However, outside of design teams, no matter if you're in tech, commercial, industrial, or government, there is stiff resistance to taking time to understand the problem . This is due to many factors, one of which is speed-to-solution and efficiency-of-production, and another of which is unfamiliarity with how qualitative data represents a population. The power and value that…
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