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Needs as a basis for design rationale
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Innovation and Design.
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2008 (English)In: Design 2008: 10th International Design Conference, May 19-22, 2008, Dubrovnik, Croatia / [ed] Dorian Marjanovic; Mario Storga; Neven Pavkovic; Nenad Bojcetic, Zagreb: University of Zagreb , 2008, 281-288 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
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This study is based on data from a Swedish real-life industrial product development project for e-health care of elderly. The purpose in the paper is to discuss identification of user needs. Information about the elderly is transferred in recurrent meetings. Besides the perception that these meetings occupy time which could be spent giving care, the nurses find it problematic to convey such information to substitutes, as well as they have to rely on their memory. In this case, a Dictaphone device was a solution. Reports on practical activities of identifying user needs and how they affect decisions in product development are limited; one contribution of this paper is insights into such a case

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Zagreb: University of Zagreb , 2008. 281-288 p.
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Functional Product Development
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-37470Local ID: b8425750-e93b-11dc-9092-000ea68e967bISBN: 978-953-6313-90-1 (PDF)OAI: diva2:1010968
International Design Conference : 19/05/2008 - 22/05/2008
Fastelaboratoriet – VINNEXC, NeedInn - Behovsdriven produktutveckling inom e-hälsa
Godkänd; 2008; Bibliografisk uppgift: CD-ROM; 20080303 (tobias)Available from: 2016-10-03 Created: 2016-10-03Bibliographically approved

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