Equitable Systemic Design For Disaster Risk Reduction


[Re]Solve which assumptions and hypotheses embedded in the prototypes are valid through rapid, iterative testing.

Reasons to Use:

    • Lack confidence in solution desirability and feasibility

    • A critical need to reduce the risk of implementing & deploying

    • Unresolved debate about prototyped solutions

    • Require evidence to increase the credibility of the proposed solution

Outcomes of Success:

    • Data and analysis findings from prototype testing

    • Judgment on implementation desirability and feasibility

    • Improved rationale for implementing & deploying

    • Consensus on proposed evidence-based solution

Objectives of Process Steps:

1. Develop a detailed testing protocol for assessing the risk, desirability, and feasibility of the solution prototypes

2. Run tests to gather qualitative and quantitative data about prototypes’ performance

3. Evaluate the collected data to decide what prototypes to revise and how

4. Synthesize test findings and outline the details of the proposed solution and its justification>

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