Through ideation, we came up with 3 concepts: Automated mister, VR training, and Personal sensor
We were challenged to think about how can we involve a wider community while protecting the worker’s data privacy. Through brainstorming, we decided to limit access to private data to different levels. Workers have full ownership of their data and can give consent to the company to access it. The community and the government will receive an average of the AQI and take action respectively
Only having a month from receiving the brief to delivering the solution was a challenge. We learnt to find resources to help us save time and focus our effort on crafting an impactful solution, e.g. using low-fidelity sketches to communicate concepts and using illustrations in the short concept video
As a team of 3 working across 3 time zones, project management is a challenge. Learning to scope the project and assign tasks based on each other’s strengths and constraints made us an effective team.
By adding characters to your narrative you can take the audience on a journey. It helps them to better empathise with the pain points you are addressing and understand your solution in context.
We've learnt to design for the extreme users and identify where’s the gap in the market. By mapping out potential user across 2 axes: awareness and exposure, we chose to focus on construction workers, who has lower awareness and high exposure.
I understood designer’s role is not to be the expert but to reach out to different experts throughout the process: problem identification, ideation, feedback sessions, and understanding policies and technical limitations. You will be surprised how willing people are to help.