Problem Framing: What it is and How to Write a Problem Statement

“If I had an hour to solve a problem, I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.”

Albert Einstein

What is a problem statement?

Problem framing

Why is problem framing crucial?

How to frame a problem?

1. The 5W Problem Framing Canvas

2. Diverge and Converge Brainstorming

3. Empathy Mapping

Tips on problem framing

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