[Re]Assess the roots, stakeholders, and implications of the problem situation. Inventory past (lack of) successes. Identify tensions of research and practice.
Objectives of Process Steps:
1. Share participants’ capacities, interests, and experiences with the problem situation across knowledge communities
2. Reflect on past problem-solving efforts to characterize what went right or wrong, what opportunities were missed, and why
3. Clarify the tensions between research, practice, and communities in past engagements that have limited problem-solving success
4. Decide whether inclusive systemic design is appropriate for the problem situation and commit to how to proceed