Search for dissertations about: "user innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 101 swedish dissertations containing the words user innovation.

  1. 1. Articulating The User : a Discursive-Material Analysis of Humans in Interdisciplinary Design Collaborations

    Author : Paulina Rajkowska; Annika Waern; Patrick Prax; Jeffrey Bardzell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; user; HCI; design; discourse; meta-study; qualitative; museums; innovation; Människa-dator interaktion; Human-Computer Interaction;

    Abstract : Technology design taking place in interdisciplinary collaborations is a complicated process which, due to the nature of available research funding, shapes much of the research that falls under the umbrella of Research through Design (RtD). This dissertation is a meta-study of an EU funded research and innovation project, GIFT, situated in the domain of museum technology and involving multiple partners. READ MORE

  2. 2. Spaces for innovation

    Author : Jennie Andersson Schaeffer; Yvonne Eriksson; Monica Bellgran; Bo Westerlund; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : Workspace design, as an enabling factor in innovation, is an emerging topic for innovation and design research. However, little research has been done on users’ experience on workspaces for innovation in a manufacturing industrial context. READ MORE

  3. 3. User-involved service innovation : Three participating perspectives on co-creation

    Author : Carina Sjödin; Magnus Wiktorsson; Bengt Köping Olsson; Anna-Lena Carlsson; Per Kristensson; Mattias Elg; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; open innovation; user involvement; co-creation; service logic; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : The involvement of customers and other stakeholders in the innovation process is proposed to be a key success factor and something that makes companies more competitive. As a consequence, more and more organizations alter their innovation strategy accordingly. READ MORE

  4. 4. Geographies of the Japanese Cultural Economy : Innovation and Creative Consumption

    Author : Jakob Nobuoka; Dominic Power; Anders Malmberg; Mark Lorenzen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Japan; Cultural Economy; Innovation; Consumption; Manga; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : What is the role of the consumer in the contemporary cultural economy? Where are culturaleconomy innovations and competitiveness created? This thesis aims to provide tentativeanswers to these questions by focusing on some illustrative examples from the Japanesecultural economy. However, rather than primarily describing firm strategies or industrialdynamics, emphasis is put on the places and practices of users. READ MORE

  5. 5. Smart Homes and User Values : Long-term evaluation of IT-services in Residential and Single Family Dwellings

    Author : Greger Sandström; Ulf Keijer; Brian Atkin; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; accessibility; developer; dwelling; construction process; evaluation; home; housing; information technology; intelligent building; long-term; model; post-occupancy evaluation; resident; service delivery; smart home; trust; usability; usefulness; user; user evaluation; user experience; user value; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Do residents find value in smart home functions? How should these functions be designed to offer user benefit? These were the governing questions of this study that involved nearly 200 families in three different housing projects during five years of occupancy. The housing units were equipped with advanced smart homes solutions, electronic and digital devices to control them, and a set of functions to increase comfort, safety and security in the homes. READ MORE