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The purpose of this exercise is to get a greater understanding of how you approach design problems.


Imagine you've been tasked with designing an interface that allows a patient to schedule an appointment with their doctor online.


Prepare a set of questions to bring to a kick-off meeting. You know that their current systems have some rudimentary online tools, but it's mostly a paper-driven organization.

  • What are the first 10 questions that you would ask?
  • If you had to pick just five of them, which would you prioritize and why?

Submit both your initial set of 10 questions, and your prioritized set of five questions.

Answer in under 800 words, and store as a plain text file (without any personally identifying information).

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