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|ASAP||Book travel & lodging for Catalyst workshops||We are not reserving a hotel room block, so we encourage your to book lodging for all workshops ASAP. You can access a list of local lodging options here.|
|Ongoing||Review Workshop 1 slides||Day 1 Slides|
|Ongoing||Share what you’ve been up to.||Consider sending a Postcard from the Field to your team sponsors and coworkers.|
|Today through April 17||Carry out your research plan.
||(1) Take photos and video (with consent!) during your research activities. This will help you prep for the June showcase presentation.
(2) Identify key needs and pain points you are hearing from end-users. Create a visual hierarchy framework with key quotes and themes related to those needs.
|By April 22
||Share your visual framework with your sponsor and stakeholders.
Generate multiple “How Might We…” (HMW) statements
|With stakeholder input, narrow in on which need(s) your team will focus on for the remainder of the Catalyst project. Reframe your focus area as an opportunity and draft many HMW statements.|
|By April 24
||Bring your research insights to Workshop 2||Bring any visual artifacts from your research, a needs hierarchy framework (quotes, sub-themes, and overarching theme), and HMW statements. You will share and build on this work during the workshop.|
January – April: Deeply Understand and Frame Your Challenge
April – June: Prioritize Opportunities, Generate Ideas, Make them Better with Feedback
June + Beyond: Sustain the Work by Effectively Communicating What’s Needed