The focus of my research is methods for development of innovative technology. These methods are are focused on the recognition and consideration of user needs in different use situations.


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Appreciating Needs for Innovative IT Design

Identifying user needs is important as use of interaction technologies have grown and influence leisure time and work. This paper presents methods for identifying and operationalising needs in design processes.

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Enriching the Process of Appreciating Needs with Storytelling

This paper explicates the process of expanding and enriching needfinding through narrative inquiry. Through this we were able to identify needs and, thus, facilitate the design-process of a viable community.

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In Search of Innovation: Grasping the Concept of Needs

Based on a literature review the concept of needs are dicussed.We have found that different design approaches have limitations for innovative products due to mixing needs with related concepts.

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