What’s blindingly obvious from one perspective might not be intuitive or “obvious” at all from others.
There are a few essential questions we should always keep at top of mind during our discovery and solution definition efforts. I’d like to suggest an alternate way of phrasing them that may help you get more depth in the responses you receive and generate more meaningful discussion from your clients or stakeholders.
I’ve found in early discovery sessions with stakeholders – regardless of the organization, industry, personalities, problems or other nuances – we’re striving to accomplish essentially the same things. Further, for any situation, there are a few basic questions or cues that can help us make sure we cover them all. Because of their value and range of application, I’ll refer to them as “golden questions.” I’d like to share my list of golden questions – and a few simple keywords to help remember them. In return, I’d love your feedback on what you might add, or edit on your own “golden […]