For the 'human-centred design' Tag returned 15 results
At PDD, we get asked this question a lot. What is Design thinking? So here is a brief summary of what it means and the benefits it could have to your organisation. Read more
In all the excitement surrounding new technologies and the rush to 'be the first' to use them, it's easy to forget the people who will be interacting with them.
How do you really measure the efficiency of interface characteristics and user satisfaction in a way that can feed opportunities to develop and innovate?
The understanding that there is more to food and drink than taste alone has spurred interest in creating more engaging sensory products.
When previously working as a design engineer for a medical device manufacturer I was not always exposed to the end user of the device I was developing. Due to the pressure on resources, time required to arrange testing or the complexity of negotiating hospital access this activity was frequently put on hold. Read more
One of PDD’s objectives has been to build on the success of its Innovation Training programme and expand it into Asia. Last year, PDD organised several taster HCD workshops during IXDC and delivered a private customised workshop to one of its clients in Asia. PDD’s first Asia specific public 'Accelerating Innovation through Human-Centred Design (HCD)' workshop took place in Shanghai on 19th and 20th July, and thankfully it occurred just before the heatwave hit 40℃! Read more
Last Thursday I got the opportunity to learn about the latest and greatest in VR and its applications in healthcare, courtesy of Health Tech Women. Over the course of 2 hours, the Virtual Reality Breakfast event in London showed how VR really is no longer just about video gaming and is being used to transform healthcare across a range of therapy areas. Read more
All too often our health care is taken for granted, and we assume it will always be available to serve our community’s needs. The question is “How Healthy are our Healthcare Facilities to handle the diversity of services and to produce healthy outcomes for an expansive and unprecedented market of six (6) living generations – All distinctively different with a diverse set of needs and priorities?” According to Pew Research Centre in 2015, 75.3 million Millennials (18-34) surpassed the number of 74.9 million Baby Boomers (51-69), and Gen X (35-50) is projected to outnumber the Boomers by 2028. Read more
A mash up to see how LUMA’s Taxonomy of Innovation (Part of LUMA Institute’s System of Innovation, using Human-Centered Design Methods) might fit with Alexander Osterwalder's and Yves Pigneur's 'Business Model Canvas (BMC)'. Read more
During my internship with PDD, I participated in the LUMA Institute + PDD’s Human-Centred Design (HCD) for Innovation workshop that the PDD HCD team runs several times a year in London. Read more
Our friends at Intersection-inc. attended the International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago, IL, and provided some insights into the hot topics and products from the show. Read more
Are you happy? Although happiness is something we all strive for, achieving it is actually quite difficult. Could we use design to help make our lives happier? Read more
As a resident physician, I know the challenges that hospitals face in providing good quality clinical care. Many of these challenges require more than just a better understanding of clinical knowledge; they require a deep analysis of the complex problems hospitals face, including a better understanding of the physical, cognitive and emotional needs of the different kinds of people who interact with each other in a highly stressful environment. Read more