WMF product development process/Understand

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Generative research and a checkpoint where you get to know users and their context. This is where you define problem & opportunities and analyze and synthesize (see patterns, gain insights) understanding. Understanding could come from our communities, Community Liaisons, internal Product Audiences, Design Research, Research & Data, Partnerships and Communications.

Community communication and documentation checklist – Understand
  1. The investigation to define a problem is documented in public
  2. Relevant stakeholders have been invited to participate in the discussion
    • If there is prior discussion, it has been reviewed
    • Discussion is facilitated/mediated as needed
    • Participate in the determinization of results
  3. Impact on user workflow has been researched
    • These results have been discussed with those it would impact