Time: 30 min Activity: Small group Use preset cards that list positive needs and negative collateral to see if your defined need has the former and not the latter.
Layers of Effect
Time: 30 minActivity: IndividualLet’s reframe the way we look at the products and experiences we either make or use.
Time: 30 minActivity: Small group Take the 360 review methodology typically used by HR and apply it to your product and company to fully analyze the system holistically.
Time: 30 minActivity: Small group Analyze product features to imagine and cluster their effects, both beneficial and harmful.
Time: 30 minActivity: Small group Apply Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs to forecast the positive and negative ways a product might affect users.
Time: 1 hourActivity: Small group Write out a qualitative North Star ‘oath’ to ethically align your team.
Time: 1 hourActivity: Small group Write statements that predict how a user might interact with the product in a particular context.
Inverted Behavior Model
Time: 1 hourActivity: Small group Invert BJ Fogg's Behavior Model to predict any unknown or unintended behaviors, and then forecast what consequences that behavior might trigger.
Time: 30 minActivity: IndividualAfter shipping your product, check in intermittently to make sure that no new ethical issues have occurred.