Value Reflection Workbooks

Method Overview

A design technique that allows designers to explore privacy features they should integrate into the design of a digital product right from the development phase of the product.

Getting Started

Materials: Design workbook with content and sample products that are to be considered for the potential for privacy violations.

Participants: Team

Steps: (from a publicly available academic paper)

  1. First, come up with 3-5 core values (i.e. autonomy, safety, transparency, etc.).
  2. Next, come up with 3-5 entities (i.e. users, society, environment, etc.). 
  3. Finally, create combinations between the various core values and entities that you have, and pair each combination with 2-3 action statements.

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