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Design It! by Michael Keeling

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Activity 15Divide and Conquer

In cases where you need to cover a lot of ground, break your team into small, independent groups dedicated to exploring a single problem. Divide the problem into smaller chunks and conquer them in parallel. Independent groups can use any exploration method they want within their group, but we still want some oversight to ensure everyone’s time is well spent.

Dividing the exploration space into smaller focus areas increases the risk that you’ll arrive at a fragmented and inconsistent design. The risk is especially high when you accidentally divide the exploration space in a way that prevents groups from exploring independently. You won’t know this until after the groups have started their investigations, so you need ...

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