As a first step to tackle a challenge, it is important to make the right diagnosis by examining the local context. The tools below will help you:
- to have a clear problem statement
- to better understand the problem itself and have a proper analysis of the situation
- to create a shared vision on how to tackle the problem
Find what you are looking for
The 4Ws Tool is a problem framing method that helps describing and interpreting a problem to arrive at a problem statement.
The 5 Whys Technique is an iterative interrogative problem framing/solving method used to explore the cause-and-effect relationships underlying a particular problem.
Evidence analysis & improvement table
The Evidence Analysis & Improvement Table aims to identify, gather and analyse sources of relevant information to get a proper and complete overview of the issue.
The Problem Tree is a graphical representation of an existing problem, its causes and effects which aims to get a clear and shared understanding of the issue.
Newspaper of Tomorrow
The Newspaper of Tomorrow tool gives you the opportunity to project into the future to create a shared vision on a certain topic.