Problem Statements - How might we...
Andrei, an experienced skier, needs to find a better way to communicate on the hill because conditions change quickly.
How might we find a better way to communicate on the ski hill?
Renee, a casual skier, needs to find a way to stay warm on the chair lefts because the ride island and out in the open.
How might we find a way to stay warm on the open-air chair lifts?
4 people + myself
My new brainstorming idea is to get comfortable and relaxed. Wear comfy clothes and have a hot beverage(i.e tea, coffee, or hot chocolate) and play a fun creative game. Apples to apples is a good game to play because it makes you make connections you haven't thought of before.
Therefore we began by playing apples to apples as a warm up.
Participants: Kirk, Maria, Elise, Melissa, Stacey
When sorting the drawings into categories, my group of people did not understand how to do the silent sort no matter how many times I explained it. Talking when sorting worked well and was a lot quicker than expected.
- Safety-communicating concerns
- Group Communication
- Person to Person Communication
- Non-verbal Communication
- Trouble Avoidance
- Electrically Heated
- Natural Heat
- Chair Modifications
5 Best Hill Communication Ideas
A GPS watch that allows you locate other people or group members on the ski hill who are also wearing the watch.
5 Best Chair Lift Ideas
The last two ideas go together:
This is a charger for the battery used in the fourth image implemented into the arm of the chair lift