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Ristau, S. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author)
This paper addresses the question how design for experience can be integrated into the product innovation practices of fast-moving consumer products, to increase impact and deliver additional (emotional) value to consumers. To achieve this, theories of the leading experts in the field have been reviewed, key principles of designing for...
conference paper 2023
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Coelen, J. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author)
The early stage of new venture creation is highly undetermined, is high in uncertainty and requires action to progress. These characteristics overlap with the definition of what makes a problematic situation a design problem. In order to improve education for students to deal with this type of problem, this chapter builds on the paradigm of ...
book chapter 2023
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Stompff, Guido (author), van Bruinessen, T.M. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author)
In design research, the activities of design and research coalesce. It introduces thorny epistemological challenges and Dewey's pattern of inquiry is explored for its relevance for design research. First, a logical framework for design inquiry is developed that enables to reach warranted conclusions, retrospectively. Second, a temporal...
journal article 2022
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Levrouw, L.M. (author), van Lubek, Z.H. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author)
The rise of shared global challenges has increased the importance of joint innovation efforts. UniversityIndustry Collaborations (UICs) represent an underexplored opportunity for multi-company initiatives. This article explores how universities can adapt their collaboration offerings toward industry partners so as to better facilitate innovation...
journal article 2020
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van der Bijl-Brouwer, M. (author), Price, R.A. (author), Wegener, F.E. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author)
In Hong Kong of the year 2017, a new academic community convened to attend to pressing issues regarding design as source of innovation. The inaugural Academy for Design Innovation Management Conference (nee Design Management Academy) attended to a sense of urgency regarding the adoption of design capabilities within organisations as source of...
conference paper 2019
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Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author), Broekhans, B. (author), Kamp, A. (author), Hellendoorn, J. (author), Welleman, J.W. (author)
At Polytechnics design & engineering students are taught about state-of-the-art technical knowledge. Students become qualified engineers and learn to innovate artifacts related to their domain. Not taught is how to develop new engineering knowledge within a multidisciplinary context of stakeholders, companies and regulations. In short,...
conference paper 2019
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Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author), Kamp, A. (author), Fortin, Clement (author)
Technological innovation happens on a daily basis all around us. Yet, in our educational programs there is rarely any attention paid to what this is and how this unfolds over time in real life. This is not at all surprising, since there is not one unified and widely accepted body of knowledge on technological innovation that is grounded enough,...
conference paper 2018
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Boru, A. (author), Joore, Peter (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author), Goossens, R.H.M. (author)
Participatory design or co-design is defined as the active engagement of all<br/>stakeholders in a design process. However, in many co-design projects, only end<br/>users are involved. Participants are often considered as the traditional<br/>representatives of a generalized stakeholder group, without prior analysis made<br/>on each individual’s...
conference paper 2015
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Kolsteeg, J. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author)
Drastic cuts in government budgets will force cultural organizations to reconsider their position by initiating internal discussions on how to avert the risk of these cuts. In order to avoid gradual withering of their proposition, cultural organizations will increasingly search for new organizational constellations with new business models....
conference paper 2014
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Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author), Dorst, K. (author), Vermaas, P.E. (author)
In this contribution design thinking is taken as a transfer of design methods from product development to other domains. It is argued that the success of this transfer depends on the organisational context offered to design thinking in these other domains. We describe the application of design methods in product development and in two new...
conference paper 2014
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Stompff, G. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author)
In product development, representations of the intended product are needed to enable specialists to learn about what they develop together. A variety of representations is deployed, ranging from textual documents like requirements, up to integrated prototypes. The difference between these representations is the fidelity: the degree to which a...
conference paper 2014
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Chatzimichali, A.P. (author), Potter, K.D. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author)
This paper provides an initial attempt to theoretically describe and understand how the composite product supply chain could reach advanced levels of industrialisation. At the heart of this work rest the interface between NPD (New Product Development) and Production as the central point where composite technology innovation takes place. This...
conference paper 2013
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Van Bruinessen, T.M. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author), Hopman, J.J. (author)
The research this paper reports on aims to develop a design and engineering strategy for complex ships in between incremental and radical innovation. The majority of European ship-design industry concentrates on the development of complex, one-off ‘specials’ for the offshore industry, like dredgers, drill ships, pipelaying ships, et cetera. This...
conference paper 2013
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Stompff, G. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author)
Most products are developed by New Product Development (NPD) teams, composed of specialists that need to collaborate closely. One of those specialists is a user-centered designer, focusing on the usability and experience of use of products. In this qualitative empirical study the contribution of designers to NPD teams is explored, filling a gap...
conference paper 2013
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Van Bruinessen, T.M. (author), Hopman, J.J. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author)
The European Maritime cluster remains a very important player in the design, production and operation of Complex Specials, but under pressure of competitors in the Far East both the design and the design approach has to 5e improved to maintain its maricet position. The problem of any new method is that it should comply with boundary conditions...
conference paper 2012
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Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author), Brehmer, M. (author)
This paper reports on a government funded research project that was aimed at the development of a meta-method to improve NPD-processes in industry by the use of tools and methods available in literature. We choose to develop an industry-relevant taxonomy that could serve as means to categorise the NPD-tools and at the same time could facilitate...
conference paper 2012
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Subrahmanian, E. (author), Reich, Y. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author), Meijer, S.A. (author)
This paper addresses the issue of ‘What is designing?’ from an unconventional perspective and aims to advance our understanding of what design really is. Designing has been studied from different perspectives but the underlying theoretical basis of studying the act has often been dispersed and not clear. To address these shortcomings, the paper...
conference paper 2011
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Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author)
The interface between Design and Manufacturing forms a locus of frequent interpersonal conflict. Misunderstandings, unwelcome surprises and planning problems are the rule rather than the exception. Within companies that deliver consumer goods in large quantities to the market this interface is also the transition from exploration (seeking new...
doctoral thesis 2006
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Chen, D. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author), Vogelesang, L.B. (author)
report 1988
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