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Requirements Management

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Requirements management goes beyond the needs assessment of stakeholders. It refers to the ongoing consideration of and compliance with financial restrictions, legal and policy guidelines, regulations, and standardization requirements...

Surveys

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Surveys are conducted in order to investigate the needs and preferences of a target group of people by means of questionnaires and interviews. Given that design has a practical and outcomes-based orientation, identifying and meeting design...

Hierarchy of Needs (Maslow)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Hierarchy of Needs is a humanistic psychological model created by Abraham Harold Maslow. It was first published in the Psychological Review in 1943 and then fully developed in his book Motivation and Personality in 1954. Considered...

Humanitarian Design and Communities

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Humanitarian Design is an approach to design that both addresses and directly engages with the needs of various types of disenfranchised communities, which could exist in another country or proximate to the design team. Humanitarian Design...

Design Thinking as an Indication of a Paradigm Shift

Designing: Business and Management

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

eBook

...The term design, and the practice it describes, have been associated with the creation and production of artifacts for decades. Recent technological, social, economic, and environmental developments have brought about a fundamental change...

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Anne-Marie Willis

Anne-Marie Willis is a design writer, editor and educator. She is currently professor of Design Theory at the German University in Cairo, Egypt. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Need is a concept that is often unproblematically mobilized by designers. This has been reinforced by the widespread employment of Abraham Maslow’s reductive 1943 pyramid model of a hierarchy of needs. At its base, this model asserts...

Needs Assessment

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Assessing and truly understanding the needs of all relevant stakeholders in the value chain is an essential part of the early phase of the design process. Needs assessment focuses on discovering all needs and requirements, which may have...

Ergonomics

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Ergonomics is the science of work. This scientific discipline developed simultaneously in the United States and Europe, following the Second World War. In a globalized world, the discipline was renamed Human Factors and Ergonomics (in...

The Rip+Mix Method and Reflection on its Prototypes

Prototype : Design and Craft in the 21st Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

eBook

...Introduction Since 2007 I have been arguing for and developing a design approach called Case Transfer and a design method called RIP+MIX. Although serious undertakings have been given to these activities, I have...

Design for Disability

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Design for disability concerns the development of designed products from a human-centered perspective, to enable people with disabilities to be empowered citizens in society. Design for disability concerns designing the appropriate...