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DESIGN-BY-ANALOGY USING THE WORDTREE METHOD AND AN AUTOMATED WORDTREE GENERATING TOOL

Oriakhi, Edgar; Linsey, Julie; Peng, Xiaobo // 2011
Design-by-Analogy is an approach that is widely embraced by designers seeking innovation. The identification of analogies is difficult, often spontaneous and not done by a systematic design process. ...

DESIGNING PATENT PORTFOLIO FOR DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION – A NEW METHODOLOGY BASED ON C-K THEORY

Felk, Yacine; Le Masson, Pascal; Weil, Benoit; Cogez, Patrick; Hatchuel, Armand // 2011
In this paper we explore a key element of knowledge intensive innovation, the issue of patent generation. Whereas patent is often considered as a ‘by-product’ (output) of design activity, we focus on ...

DEVELOPING A DRAWING CULTURE: NEW DIRECTIONS IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION

de Vere, Ian; Kapoor, Ajay; Melles, Gavin // 2011
Sketching is integral to the design process, as it allows reflection in action, enables ambiguity and abstraction, encourages the unexpected, externalises mental imagery, and provokes creativity ...

Does Design Thinking Mediate Critical Innovation Skills? An Interview Approach to Synthesize Five Competencies Taught at the D.School

Jobst, Birgit; Endrejat, Paul; Meinel, Christoph // 2011
Through interviews with seventeen teachers of the d.schools in Potsdam and Standford about their curriculum, we were able to analyze the reoccurring statements of the five basic skills that are ...

Education: Creating Innovation

Crisp, Alan Roy; Arthur, Leslie; Hardy, Christine // 2011
The synergy of design education and business innovation although much talked and written of is less than tangible, indeed tenuous by nature. Immediately one asks can creativity and innovation be ...

Educational Model for Improved Empathy ("The Pleasurable Mask Experience")

Vaes, Kristof Romain Victor; Corremans, Jan; Moons, Ingrid // 2011
Increased empathy and direct contact with users can provide a valuable resource for designers, who often design products for use outside their own experience. Learning design students to research, ...

Emotional Eco-modernism: Is Using Bamboo Really Enough?

Shin, Cliff; Benson, Eric; McDonagh, Deana // 2011
Sustainability as a concept has begun to be more fully integrated into the American undergraduate design curricula. Our design students are more aware than previous generations of the increasing need ...

EMOTIONAL ORIENTATION AND CONTEXT ANALYSIS FOR DESIGN CREATIVITY EXERCISE TEST

Shin, JongHo; Kim, Yong Se // 2011
An exercise program addressing cognitive elements of creativity was devised so that personalized needs in specific elements could be addressed. The exercise program provides users with an opportunity ...

EXPERIENCES WITH IDEA PROMOTING INITIATIVES - WHY THEY DON'T ALWAYS WORK

Gish, Liv // 2011
In new product development a central activity is to provide new ideas. Over the last decades experiences with stimulating employee creativity and establishing idea promoting initiatives have been ...

Exploring Mental Scaling as Source for Creativity during the Product Design Process

Skulberg, Harald // 2011
In product design practice, design problems may occur on different levels and through different stages of a design process. The diversity of these different levels - from an abstract philosophical, ...

FACILITATING CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING WORKSHOPS: EMPIRICAL OBSERVATIONS AT A SWEDISH AUTOMOTIVE COMPANY

Lund, Katarina; Tingström, Johan // 2011
Being creative often includes putting ideas together in new combinations and approaching problems in new ways. It is a process which can be difficult and frustrating since it demands that we ...

Finding Common Ground – a Disciplinary Approach to Creativity

Askland, Hedda Haugen; Williams, Anthony; Ostwald, Michael J // 2011
Centuries of research into the question of creativity in the fields of philosophy, psychology and sociology have led to multiple theories and definitions of the concept of creativity. Similarly, the ...

FLUENCY AND FLEXIBILITY OF CONCEPTS ARISING FROM PERSONALISED IDEATION TECHNIQUES

Field, Bruce William // 2011
When presented with a novel problem, a novice designer faces the daunting task of formulating suitable concepts to develop into a solution. Some novices, with a creative flair, can easily conceive ...

How Far Should Design be at the Heart of a 21st Century University Focused on Creativity and Innovation?

Holtham, Clive; Wilkins, Andy // 2011
In many countries, the roles of universities are in a state of flux, with traditional assumptions and priorities being under challenge. The focus here is with institutions which explicitly place a ...

Idea Generation in Collaborative Settings

Yilmaz, Seda; Christian, James, Daly, Shanna, Colleen, Seifert; Gonzalez, Richard // 2011
Creative strategies play a central role in design ideation; yet, few studies have empirically tested the success of ideation strategies in engineering design. In previous work, we extracted and ...

IDEA SCREENING IN ENGINEERING DESIGN USING EMPLOYEE-DRIVEN WISDOM OF THE CROWDS

Onarheim, Balder; Christensen, Bo // 2011
The paper investigates the question of screening ideas in the ‘fuzzy front end’ of engineering design, examining the validity of employee voting schemes and related biases. After an employee-driven ...

Ideation and Design of Novel iPad Apps: A Design Education Case Study

Oswald, David // 2011
This paper describes and demonstrates teaching methods and results from a seminar on multi-touch software applications for Tablet-PCs like the Apple iPad or the HP Slate. Starting point for the ...

Incentive to Form

Thomsen, Bente Dahl; Madsen, Klaus // 2011
The project 'Incentive to Form’ has identified a methodical approach, which has proved very suitable for keeping the design process alive. By a number of systematic attacks on preliminary works – in ...

Innopoly: Design steps towards Proficiency in Innovative Practices

Berglund, Anders; Lindh Karlsson, Monica; Ritzén, Sofia // 2011
This paper is a follow-up on last year’s design steps and case studies analysis to bundle innovation skills in an educational model. In our previous research we presented the ideas and construct ...

Innowiz: a Guiding Framework for Projects in Industrial Design Education

Michiels, Pieter; Verthe, Becky; Saldien, Jelle; Versluys, Rino // 2011
This paper presents the concrete application of the INNOWIZ methodology in a design education context. This methodical philosophy is used as a structural backbone in teaching the product design ...

Integrating Business Concepts and Entrepreneurship into an Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum Using Case Studies

Effa, David; Nespoli, Oscar; Lambert, Steve // 2011
The University of Waterloo, located at the heart of Canada's Technology Triangle, has a national reputation as the most innovative University in Canada, largely as a result of the success of its ...

Interaction Vision: Expressing and Identifying the Qualities of User-Product Interactions

Pasman, Gert; Boess, Stella; Desmet, Pieter // 2011
o unlock an iPhone is just one example of a quality of an interaction that contributes to the phone’s user-friendly, playful and innovative character. However, envisioning such qualities in a early ...

Investigation of Creative Experience of Creator

Sharma,Aneesha // 2011
of a designer is an important event within the creative process which almost always brings about a transformative change in the solution space which the designer is triving to achieve. The aesthetic ...

Is New Product Development Culturally Bound?

Fain, Nusa; Kline, Miro; Duhovnik, Joze // 2011
Changes in the business environment, responses of companies to these changes and the available information and communication technologies (ICT) pose a number of challenges to present and future ...

Boolean Searches

The following examples demonstrate some search strings that use boolean operators:

  • design community
    Find rows that contain at least one of the two words.
  • +design +community
    Find rows that contain both words.
  • +design community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but rank rows higher if they also contain “community”.
  • +design -community
    Find rows that contain the word “design” but not “community”.
  • +design ~community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but if the row also contains the word “community”, rate it lower than if row does not.
  • +design +(>community <decisions)
    Find rows that contain the words “design” and “community”, or “design” and “decisions” (in any order), but rank “design community” higher than “design decisions”
  • design*
    Find rows that contain words such as “design”, “designs”, “designing”, or “designer”.
  • "some words"
    Find rows that contain the exact phrase “some words” (for example, rows that contain “some words of wisdom” but not “some noise words”). Note that the " characters that enclose the phrase are operator characters that delimit the phrase. They are not the quotation marks that enclose the search string itself.

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