Miroverse
Workshops
LoginLogin

Desert of the Unknown 🏜

During your travels through the magical world of Design Thinking, you've glared through a magic first diamond and, magically, were transported to The Desert of the Unknown 🏜!

A 90-120 workshop template that guides a team through interviews with up to ten stakeholders.

When to use The Desert of the Unknown Canvas?

As a workshop facilitator or team-lead, you want to align the team on the output of research interviews with stakeholders. The Desert of the Unknown is a place where the observers can take notes during the conversation.

  • The Desert of the Unknown works across multiple touchpoints:

  • Information gathering during an interview;

  • Helps the team with Note Taking;

  • Note Voting;

  • Grouping Notes;

  • Writing HMW's;

  • Prioritize Clusters with the Impact vs. Effort Matrix.

How does The Desert of the Unknown work?

We'll guide you through 9 key concepts:

  • Interview: A Researcher interviews with a stakeholder? 30-45 mins

  • Note Taking: During the interview, the observers take notes in their area.

  • Note Voting: Every participant votes their six favorite notes (one special must-have vote) 5 mins

  • Grouping Notes: Group the note together, define the Group name and move them to the correct box. 10 mins.

  • Write HMW's: As a group, formulate the How Might We questions per group. 15min

  • Prioritize Groups: Use the Impact vs. Effort Matrix to prioritize the Note Groups. 15min

Categories

BTNG image
BTNG
User-friendly solutions delivered by user-friendly people. Discover opportunities, find your focus, see results.
Our mission is to make your user's experience the cornerstone of your success. We want you to be as passionate about it as we are. But passion is nothing without focus. We blend creativity with process to create experiences and results that click.

Related boards