Speculative Enactments is a method that allows designers to enact possible future technology outcomes with users to explore how the participants’ reactions to consequences of the enactments.
Materials: Large paper, spec sheets, and colored pens
Participants: Team (3-4 participants)
Steps (from the publicly accessible academic paper):
- Select a theme to be enacted.
- Develop the script and identify resources needed for the enactment.
- Recruit the actors and participants for the enactment.
- Conduct the enactment.
- Reflect on the findings from the enactment.