The SMEs can identify important tasks and contextual details that are easily missed by other observers. They can translate local jargon and semantics into terminology the team can understand.
We’ve found there’s a more effective way to get rich value from our teams’ SMEs. Instead of using their expertise to make decisions, we’ve asked them to play the role of project’s cultural guide and translator.
The word “determinants” doesn’t allow room for resilience, hope, or effective interventions. Some people defy the odds. And there are sometimes things that health care can do to improve the odds.