The Design Process: Product Innovation Trends and Tips
We explore three common missteps companies encounter in the quest to innovate, along with a few tips your company can use to overcome each challenge and innovate successfully.
The Future of Wearable Health Monitoring Technology: 1 Big Prediction, 2 Obstacles, 3 Calls to Action Explored
How should these devices evolve, and, more importantly, what could that mean for the future of the wearable fitness and health monitoring market? That’s what we’d like to discuss.
Doctors, Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals: Here’s What You Need to Know About The Medical Innovation Process of Product Designers
Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals are in a unique position to discover problems and needs based on the work that they do every day. Their discoveries can lead to meaningful innovations that can improve healthcare delivery and save lives.
Consumer to Clinical: Design for Interoperability Considerations to Take Consumer Apps to the Hospital System
It’s the age of wearables, biosensors and remote health monitoring. Consumers everywhere are downloading apps to keep tabs on their health and wellness, creating a revolution that could lead to big impact and outcomes for patients looking to truly become CEO of their own health.
For those that do not know, I just completed a trip that changed my life. On March 17, 2016, after jumping in the water at Coney Island Beach in New York, I took off on foot for what would be a four-month, more than 3,600-mile journey until I jumped in the Pacific Ocean at Santa Monica Beach near Los Angeles.
The process of product creation is deeply personal. A prospective client can say to a group of 30 product engineers and designers—show me the smartphone of the future!—and get 100 conceptual variations in return, each with signature flair of its creator.
While this could seem like a never-ending quest for greatness, doors of potential and promise open when one person simply thinks differently, and puts his or her own spin on something otherwise common.
As designers, we are often charged with developing products that fit with the human body, such as wearable electronic devices, handheld tools, and larger-scale equipment like surgical tables and CT scanners.
This would be an easy task if all humans were built alike, or if each product only had one unique user, but that’s not likely the case. In reality, there are many types of people who will be using the product you are designing.
You’ve got it—the idea for your company’s next great product. You know it’ll lead to big revenue spikes, as well as industry and national recognition. But who do you call to help turn your vision into a reality?