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Brik, Natalie (author)
Healthcare systems in developed countries are under extreme pressure due to multiple factors. The challenge is to deliver high quality of care while dealing with limited budgets. An ageing population and in increase in chronic diseases leads to an growing demand for care. This growing demand leads to an increase in costs in the system, but the...
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Chen, Yue (author)
Artificial intelligence (AI) has come to the fore and is now expected to be one of the most disruptive technologies. It is easy to tell that AI will become pervasive in our everyday life. However, people still lack confidence in AI. Since trust is crucial in the development and acceptance of AI, it is essential to design for proper trust in the...
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Todorović, Tea (author)
New, innovative technologies are important. More and more companies are using digital technologies to their benefit. The act of leveraging such digital technologies to enable organisational improvements in a strategic way is called a digital transformation. In such transformations, the customer experience, operational processes and business...
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Sosa Hidalgo, Mario (author)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most groundbreaking developments of the last half-century. More and more organizations are either implementing AI or considering its application to optimize their lines of business. At the same time, this exponential growth has also raised questions regarding its ethical implications and societal...
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Jia, Yiting (author)
Philips believes that in order to keep creating real and sustainable value for its stakeholders, it is crucial to have a deep understanding of trends of economy paradigm. As the trends show, to transform towards transformation paradigm and sustain future growth and profitability, understanding challenges and identifying opportunities in the...
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van der Sar, Lauren (author)
Immigration a process of all times. This is certainly visible a city such as Rotterdam. Nowadays, Rotterdam is one of the largest harbour cities in Europe, with a strong and prosperous harbor industry. On the other hand the city is also a place of contrasts. A key characteristic of port cities is the wide range of nationalities and cultures....
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Huidobro Pereda, Alfonso (author)
Nowadays, a common approach to cope with the inherent uncertainty in innovation is the use of multidisciplinary teams following a Design Thinking (DT) process. However this strategy has its pitfalls, such as the lack of experience with DT or the communication issues underlying a group of people with completely opposed backgrounds. In order to...
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van der Linden, Leona (author)
Voice user interfaces (VUI) have arrived. Worldwide, this technology is in the lift and enabling the exchange of information through voice interactions. As a result of the growing popularity of this technology, companies fanatically started with the designing of their own skills and/or actions. But although, this over-enthusiasm, leaves the ‘why...
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van Essen, Anne (author)
In recent years, the popularity of compact living spaces like Tiny Houses is rising in the Netherlands. With Tiny Houses still gaining in popularity, there is a demand for information and knowledge about this new form of living. Through multiple sources, interested people are learning about tiny living and how to realize living in a Tiny House....
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Li, Jin (author)
Nowadays, individuals always find themselves in various situations where they need to choose gifts. Gift exchange helps individuals to signal commitments as well as promote social closeness. However, in many cases, people are also facing the occasions in which finding a gift for an unknown-preference person, or miss-predict recipient’s reaction...
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Paseiro Cerrato, Ana (author)
Agile approaches can present processes in which involving end-users and handling user feedback can become a complex task. Companies do not want end-users to give their valuable time and feedback if at the end it is going to end up as another item in the endless to-do list of the development project. <br/><br/>During this graduation project, I...
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Groenewoud, Stella (author)
The common description of the configuration of stuff in a room, one of order (tidy) and chaos (messy), fails to explain the phenomenon that artifacts create structures around people and activities in a space, with both functional and cognitive properties. This form of organization, that is recognizable on various scale levels, emerges...
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Brouwer, Jochem (author)
The autonomous transit market is on the rise. 2getthere is one of the lead suppliers of automated people moving systems, located in the Netherlands. Their vehicles can be classified as SAE level 4 automation (Highly Automated) vehicles. This thesis is concerned with the dynamic trajectory generation for 2getthere’s Group Rapid Transport (GRT)...
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Bottema, Erik (author)
<b>Circular Economy<br/></b>Exponential growth in human activity has caused exponential changes in Earth system variables, like greenhouse gas emissions and global temperature. Human influence on the planet has reached far beyond safe parameters and could lead to disastrous consequences for large parts of the world. This is attributed to the...
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Leipoldt, Mercedes (author)
Many active citizens that work on improving their neighborhoods have in-depth local knowledge (small data), but are oftentimes not directly involved in the decision-making processes of city officials. A top-down push is witnessed to make smart use of open data for the development of social solutions and services. However, this creates a gap for...
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Vos, Gijs (author)
Some consultants within KPMG advisory feel like the services that KPMG advisory generates for its clients, could be improved. They see a potential solution within the application of design activities related to design paradigms such as user experience and customer experience. However several hurdles are experienced within the introduction of...
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Calderon Gonzalez, Alicia (author)
A new context where designers and other professionals from different fields are becoming increasingly more involved in tackling the daily challenges that we are facing as societies has emerged. Oak &amp; Morrow, a strategic design studio based in Rotterdam, wants to position themselves among this context, by acquiring new knowledge on how their...
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Vork, Lisa (author)
In the emerging field of data science many exciting things are happening. Through the Internet of Things, health trackers and more we are collecting all kinds of data, that allow us to learn more about the world around us than we could have ever imagined. But how do we deal with this as designers? Why would we design with data, and how can we?...
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Bouma, Heleen (author)
This thesis describes the process of the development of the toolkit: Durf te delen (Dare to share). A toolkit to support both a victim of sexual abuse and her confidant (person of trust) during the process of disclosing the experience with sexual abuse. This thesis focuses on female victims, due to the fact only women participated in the...
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Gispen, J. (author)
To this end, the central aim of this research has been to explore ways for designers to incorporate ethics into their design process. A practice-based research methodology has been employed, with research methods including interviews, case studies and observations. A range of case studies has been executed at the faculty of Industrial Design...
master thesis 2017
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