In the assessment phase of the design process we help you determine your technical and end-user needs as well as clearly identify both your project objectives and constraints. At this stage of the project it is essential that our designers visit the field to spend time with your end-users, observing their lives and conducting interviews. Following our initial field research we evaluate existing technology solutions and explore a wide range of new concepts with the goal of proposing the technical approach most likely to accomplish your goals. Finally, we help you evaluate the root-causes of the problem you are working to address as well as assist you in selecting the best possible next-step to ensure your success.
A clear study of what problems exist in your target population, what causes them, and what technical approaches are most likely to address these problems successfully.
For a snapshot of our previous work in the Evaluate phase, check out these projects: