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Using the 5Ds of IoT for medical devices
Using the Decision, Devices, Data, Design and Deployment framework, also known as the 5Ds, can help medical device companies develop connected products.
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Models and Prototypes 101
Delve's Model Shop creates a wide variety of models for concept validation and user testing. Learn more about the types of models we create.
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Ingenious Engineering: Toothbrushes
Many of the simplest items we use every day require an amazing amount of effort to produce. Take, for example, the humble toothbrush.
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#sideproject: United We Stand (Updated)
I thought 2016's divisiveness seems like a good reason to revisit my "United We Stand" state flags project, tweak some, and make them available to download.
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Leading when you are lost
A family trip around the world with two elementary school-aged children proved to be a meaningful lesson in leadership.
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The Great Innovation Debate: Five Moments That Mattered
In the history of product innovation, there are famous successes – some arguably driven by new technology, and others that resulted from user research and insights.
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The Role of Virtual Prototyping in Product Development
When you have to make something where failure isn’t an option, you better make sure that it will work.
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Need for speed: Approaches to picking up the pace of development
There are several methodologies available to speed up the development process. Which best fits your needs?
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Of MGBs and multidisciplinary machines
Repairing the complicated carburator of a 1974 MGB convertible is a good reminder that multidisciplinary design produces better products.
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Ant or alien? The value of taking the extra-long view
Your company probably has 3- and 5-year plans. But does it have a 30-year plan? If not, it may be unwittingly writing its own obsolescence.
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Answer the Big Questions Before You Begin Big Data
What's an important step that many companies skip in setting up their Big Data initiatives? Knowing why they're collecting data in the first place.
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UX Takeaways from Disney: Wherever Possible, Make It Personal
Disney fosters a greater sense of fantasy by concealing the mechanisms of personalization.
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Have you hugged your laboratory professional today?
After walking the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC), we think laboratory professionals deserve a little more love from the industry.
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OneWeb user terminal and solar array design wins IDEA
Delve's industrial design for OneWeb wins an International IDEA award in the social impact category.
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12 ideas to make calling customer service less hellish
Satisfaction with customer service hasn't improved since 1976. With increasingly complicated, sensor-laden products, who do consumers call for help?
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Moments That Matter: How Interactions Foster Brand Loyalty
When we look back on an experience, we craft a narrative based on memory and emotion and the sum of our experiences. The same is true of how we process our experiences with brands.
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Tips for Making Tough Design Decisions
No matter what your title is, a significant part of your job is making decisions and justifying them to others.
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Navigating the New: 5 Best Practices
Change bring excitement, anxiety and lots of questions. Here are five best practices for managing change in an organization.
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The Future of Engineering
Educating tomorrow's engineers will take more focus on teaching creativity, inclusivity, hands-on and team learning without losing site of the fundamentals.
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Captain Contrarian: Innovation by competitive attack
User-centered design is great, but it if your competitors also invest in user research it may be time to do some contrarian exercises for stronger strategy.
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Culture Reel: A Bit About Us
The video captures Delvians talking about how we got into design, what we’re most curious about, and what excites us about working here.
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Service Experience Jam: Designing cool service sh*$!
As part of a global weekend service experience challenge, we took the concept of quantified self to new intestinal territory.
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The Role of User Experience in Product Design
This presentation provides an overview of user experience design, its origins, some tools and processes and how the practice may evolve in the future.
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Favorite Things: Diptyque Philosykos Solid Perfume
Thoughtful multi-sensory design transforms the act of opening a perfume pouch into a sensuous expression of luxury.
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The Core Principles for Creating an MVP
A Minimum Viable Product approach to product development can speed things along—if you know what you need to learn.
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Three Essential Ingredients for Tidying up Design Insights
Finding meaning is what transforms research insights into insightful tools for initiating change.
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The Six Prototypes Every Startup Needs To Make
Smart startups spend on prototypes. Different levels offer different benefits along the process journey — here are six of the most important to make.
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Find the Right People to Inspire Your New Product Design
Setting inclusive screening and recruitment criteria for design research projects can help yield the insights that will power your product design.
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How to Innovate by Spotting and Applying Trends
Have you ever read an article about design trends and wondered, “Where on earth did THAT come from?”
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Design approach selected for adjustable hand cycle
The Lend a Handcycle project takes a leap forward with the selection of a scissor-jack design for seat adjustability.
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