Search for dissertations about: "Stefan Holmlid"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Stefan Holmlid.

  1. 1. Adapting users : towards a theory of use quality

    Author : Stefan Holmlid; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : The power of periods of learning and the knowledge of training professionals are underestimated and unexplored. The challenges posed in this dissertation to usability and hci deal with the transformation from usability to use quality, and learning as a means to promote use quality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aesthetic Flexibility : Modularity of Visual Form in Product Portfolios and Branded Products

    Author : Torbjörn Andersson; Johan Ölvander; Anders Warell; Stefan Holmlid; Monika Hestad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetic flexibility; industrial design; product modularity; brand extension; product portfolio development; carry-over; face-lift;

    Abstract : The increase in competition amongst companies that produce complex or large product portfolios has created a need to utilise modularity strategies not only to flexibly manage technical complexity in a costeffective manner but also for visual appearance. This research aims to understand how the visual appearance of products is affected by modular product development strategies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conceptualising Prototypes in Service Design

    Author : Johan Blomkvist; Stefan Holmlid; Ylva Fernaeus; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Service design; Prototyping; Thesis; Service Prototyping; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : To date, service prototyping has been discussed academically as an unproblematic add-on to existing prototyping techniques, or as methods for prototyping social interaction. In fact, most of the knowledge on how services are prototyped comes from organisations and practicing design consultants. READ MORE

  4. 4. Representing Future Situations of Service : Prototyping in Service Design

    Author : Johan Blomkvist; Stefan Holmlid; Robert Ramberg; Daniel Kindström; Youn-kyung Lim; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; service design; situated cognition; prototyping; representations; tjänstedesign; situerad kognition; prototypande; representationer;

    Abstract : This thesis describes prototyping in service design through the theoretical lens of situated cognition. The research questions are what a service prototype is, what the benefits of service prototyping are, and how prototypes aid in the process of designing services. Four papers are included. READ MORE

  5. 5. Building Design Capability in the Public Sector : Expanding the Horizons of Development

    Author : Lisa Malmberg; Stefan Holmlid; Fredrik Tell; Johan Åberg; Per-Anders Hillgren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Design capability; organizational learning; absorptive capacity; public sector;

    Abstract : Public sector organizations are in need of new approaches to development and innovation. There is a need to develop a capability to better understand priorities, needs and wishes of public sector service users and become more proactive, in order to meet the demands on keeping costs down and quality high. READ MORE