Hasso-Plattner-Institut
  
 

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Projects

Cultural Influences

PI: Professor Pamela Hinds Abstract We propose to investigate the relationship between culture and design thinking. We … > more

Agile Software Development

PI: Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld Abstract Agile software development processes are increasingly applied to projects that … > more

What is the Value of Prototyping?

PI: Assistant Professor Scott Klemmer Abstract Prototyping is central to design thinking. As such, perhaps the most … > more

What drives Creative Thinking

PI: Professor Brian Knutson Abstract Employees’ ability to innovate can decide over the death or survival of … > more

D-Tools 2.0

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract As the Design Thinking Method is becoming increasingly popular and widespread … > more

Design Loupes

PI: Professor Larry Leifer, Dr. Alexander Zeier Abstract The objective of this exploratory study is to gain a better … > more

e.valuate

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract The project team e.valuate wants to further pursue its investigation into the … > more

Re-Representation

PI: Professor Larry Leifer Abstract Between an idea and an optimized product, service, or software, the sole means of … > more

Prototyping

PI: Professor Robert I. Sutton Abstract This proposed stream of research will focus on developing a conceptual … > more

Collaborative creativity

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract Traditionally IT development processes are technology-orientated and take place … > more

Rosie

PI: Professor Mark Cutkosky Abstract Distributed design teams face barriers to design thinking that current communication … > more

Scenario-Based Prototyping

PI: Prof. Dr. Holger Giese Abstract Design thinking is at its best if tangible prototypes can be used to envision new … > more

Tangible Business Process Modeling

PI: Professor Matthias Weske Abstract Business process models are the central artifacts to share and communicate … > more

Teamology

PI: Professor Shavelson Abstract Nearly all design work is collaborative work. The phenomenon of the “design team” has … > more

Measuring and Changing Organizational Culture

PI: Professor Banerjee Abstract This research forges a new collaboration between Stanford’s Center for Design Research … > more

e.valuate

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract Our 2009 experiment on Design Thinking performance yielded a surprising result: … > more

Design Loupes

PI: Dr. Alexander Zeier, Professor Larry Leifer Abstract Researchers from the Hasso Plattner Institute and Stanford … > more

D-Tools 2.0

PI: Professor Christoph Meinel Abstract In the first year the D-Tools 2.0 project focused on supporting real-time Design … > more

What drives Creative Thinking...?

PI: Professor Brian Knutson Abstract Employees’ ability to innovate can decide over the death or survival of … > more

What is the Value of Prototyping?

PI: Assistant Professor Scott Klemmer Abstract This proposal introduces fundamental empirical research to help understand … > more

Agile Software Development

PI: Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld Abstract Agile software development processes are iterative and incremental, embracing … > more

Cultural Influences on Design Thinking

PI: Professor Pamela Hinds Abstract As a continuation to our 2008-2009 study, we propose to advance our investigation of … > more

Tangible Business Process Modeling (HPI)

PI: Professor Matthias Weske Abstract Business process models are the central artifacts to share and communicate … > more

Tangible Business Process Modelling (Stanford)

PI: Professor Larry Leifer Abstract This research is a partnership between researchers at Stanford’s Center for Design … > more

Rosie

PI: Professor Mark Cutkosky Abstract Distributed design teams face barriers to design thinking that current communication … > more

analyzeD

PI: Larry Leifer Abstract With analyzeD we aim to create and disseminate a design project analyzer that will enable … > more

Teamology

PI: Professor Rich Shavelson Abstract Nearly all design work is collaborative. Much attention has been devoted to the … > more

e.valuate

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract Our 2009 experiment on Design Thinking performance yielded a surprising result: … > more

Tele-Board

PI: Professor Christoph Meinel Abstract In the first year the D-Tools 2.0 project focused on supporting real-time Design … > more

Design Thinking Assessment Metric

PI: Professor Bernard Roth Abstract Abstract: The purpose of the proposed research is to develop a tool for assessment of … > more

What is the Value of Prototyping?

PI: Assistant Professor Scott Klemmer Abstract This proposal introduces fundamental empirical research to help understand … > more

Programming Perspectives

PI: Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld Abstract Agile software development and Design Thinking share values and principles. This … > more

Cultural Influences on Design Thinking

PI: Professor Pamela Hinds Abstract As a continuation to our 2008-2009 study, we propose to advance our investigation of … > more

Tangible Business Process Modeling (HPI)

PI: Professor Matthias Weske Abstract Business process models are the central artifacts to share and communicate … > more

Re-Representation III

PI: Professor Larry Leifer Abstract Current IT development approaches rely on traditional engineering philosophies and … > more

Towards Next-Generation Design Thinking II

PI: Professor Holger Giese Abstract Design thinking is at its best if tangible prototypes can be used to capture existing … > more

Developing a Design Thinking Evaluation System

PI: Professor Bernard Roth Abstract In order to validate the efficacy of how design thinking is taught to graduate … > more

Developing a Design Thinking Evaluation System

PI: Prof. Bernard Roth Abstract Building off the results from 2010-2011 we will use our new Understanding of how d.school … > more

Impact and Sustainability of Creative Capacity Building

PI: Prof. Allan Reiss Abstract Although there's been a crop of recent studies focused on where creativity originates in … > more

What is the Value of Prototyping? Empirical Studies of How Prototyping Practices Affect Learning, Motivation, and Outcome in Design

PI: Prof. Scott Klemmer Abstract While it sometimes seems like ideas arise out of thin air, creativity is necessarily the … > more

User-Centered Innovation for the Design and Development of Complex Products and Systems

PI: Prof. Riitta Katila Abstract The proposed study is a two-phase research effort aimed at examining user interaction … > more

Assessing Team Learning

PI: Prof. Shelley Goldman, Prof. Bernard Roth Abstract The goals of the Assessing Team Learning are to understand how … > more

The impact of cognitive style diversity on problem reframing and product redesign within design teams

PI: Prof. Mark Cutkosky Abstract In the words of Professor Larry J. Leifer, "All design is redesign." As … > more

analyzeD - A Virtual Design Observatory (HPI/CDR)

PI: Dr. Alexander Zeier / Prof. Larry Leifer Abstract With analyzed we are creating a design project analyzer … > more

Sharing knowledge through tangible IT engineering models

PI: Prof. Mathias Weske Abstract Insufficient user involvement is a major problem in IT engineering projects. One reason … > more

From Prototypes to Innovation

PI: Prof. Christoph Meinel Abstract For companies, the incorporation of Design Thinking as part of the innovation process … > more

Tele-Board: Remote collaboration in real world settings

PI: Prof. Christoph Meinel Abstract The goal of the Tele-Board project is to facilitate remote Design Thinking for … > more

Can Design Thinking Improve Programming?

PI: Prof. Robert Hirschfeld Abstract What would it mean for a programmer to work like a designer? While many problems … > more

Connecting Designing and Engineering Activities

PI: Prof. Holger Giese Abstract The different design thinking activities result in numerous analog as well as digital … > more

Impact and Sustainability of Creative Capacity Building

PI: Prof. Allan Reiss Abstract The overarching goals of this research are to ascertain the long-term stability of brain … > more

How Physical Interaction Influences Distributed Design Thinking

PI: Prof. Larry Leifer, PhD Abstract Distributed design teams face barriers to design thinking that current communication … > more

The Personal Trait Myth: A Comparative analysis of the Innovation Impact of Design Thinking Tools and Personal Traits

PI: David Kelley Abstract With this research we aim to experimentally untangle the influence of dispositional … > more

TeamSense: A Modular Measurement and Feedback Platform for Understanding Engineering Design Team Dynamics

PI: Prof. Larry Leifer, PhD Abstract An increasing amount of work takes place in a team context, and there is a need to … > more

Improving Designs and Designers with Massive Online Peer Assessment, Examples and Rubrics

PI: Scott Klemmer, PhD Abstract In Spring 2012, Stanford launched its first online HCI class, hci-class.org. This class, … > more

Developing a Design Thinking Evaluation System

PI: Prof. Bernard Roth Abstract Building on the findings from the previous two years we seek to connect dispositional and … > more

Understanding the Impact of Breakdown and Repair on Design Thinking

PI: Dr. Fred Turner Abstract Technological artifacts inevitably break, degrade, and decline. In response, people fix and … > more

Tele-Board for Medicine

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract Even a person who is commonly very autonomous may experience states of great … > more

From Prototype to Innovation II: Exploring the Field

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract This Prototyping Cardset is a collection of 36 cards that illustrate the … > more

Globalized Design Thinking - Supporting design thinking at different locations

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract The role of remote collaboration is becoming more and more important – also for … > more

How can Design Thinking improve Software Engineering Processes?

PI: Jens Krüger / Dr. Jürgen Müller Abstract Design Thinking has shown its value as a methodology for the generation of … > more

Can Design Thinking Improve Programming II

PI: Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld Abstract What would it mean for a programmer to work like a designer? Divergent and … > more

Connecting Designing and Engineering Activities II

PI: Prof. Dr. Holger Giese Abstract The different design thinking activities result in numerous analog as well as digital … > more

Flash teams: on-demand design via expert crowdsourcing

PI: Prof. Michael Bernstein Abstract Crowdsourcing offers design teams the opportunity to reach out to perspectives from … > more

Improving Embodied Design Thinking Through Collaborative Improvisation

PI: Prof. Larry J. Leifer Abstract We propose a design generative technique that we call Embodied Design Improvisation, … > more

d.Modular: Enhancing a Novice Designer's Prototyping Self-Efficacy with Modular Electronic Prototyping Tools

PI: Riitta Katila Abstract Rough prototyping enables designers to rapidly iterate design concepts, gather feedback, and … > more

Developing Design Thinking Process Metrics as a Driver for Creative Innovation

PI: Prof. Bernard Roth Abstract A primary barrier faced when applying design thinking is not understanding what benefits … > more

Design Thinking Health: telepresence for remote teams with mobile augmented reality

PI: Prof. Larry J. Leifer Abstract This research seeks to explore the application of design thinking for improved … > more

Visual Diagnostics for Design Thinking Teams

PI: Prof. Bernard Roth Abstract Multidisciplinary teamwork is a key requirement in the design thinking approach to … > more

Impact and Sustainability of Creative Capacity Building

PI: Prof. Allan L. Reiss Abstract  This study will permit a comprehensive analysis of the rich multidimensional data … > more

Creative Spaces in Innovation Processes – Understanding, Assessing and Designing the Impact of Mental and Spatial Factors

PI: Dr. Claudia Nicolai, Prof. Ulrich Weinberg Abstract The overall objective of this research project is to identify, … > more

Tele-BoardMED: Engaging Design Thinkers and Psychotherapists in Mutual Learning

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract Tele-Board MED is a software that helps patient and doctor create and use … > more

How can Design Thinking improve Software Engineering Processes II

PI: Dr. Matthias Uflacker Abstract Design Thinking has shown its value as a methodology for the generation of innovative … > more

Connecting Designing and Engineering Activities III - Reconstructing the Design Thinker’s Journey

PI: Prof. Dr. Holger Giese Abstract The different design thinking activities result in numerous analog as well as digital … > more

Impact by Design: How Design Thinking Affects International Organizations and Vice Versa

Design Thinking is on everyone’s lips. Design Thinking polarizes: some doom it, and some are just about to discover it. … > more

Can Design Thinking Improve Programming? III - From Problem Prevention to Graceful Recovery: Recovery Tools As Enabler For Trial and Error in Program Design

PI: Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld Abstract Design methods can significantly improve program design activities. To … > more

Globalized Design Thinking - Supporting Design Thinking at Different Locations

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract Today’s markets are global, development teams are spread all over the globe, … > more

Overview

Each year the Program Committee of the Design Thinking Research Program selects the most interesting and promising  … > more

Impact by Design II - Managing Design Thinking Teams

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract The project team “Impact by Design” has set as its goal the pursuit of further … > more

Tele-Board MED: Assessing Interactions and Character Choice in Teams with a Machine Team Member

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract The project Tele-Board MED brings design thinking work equipment into medical … > more

Design Thinking at Scale? – Investigating the MOOC potential for Design Thinking Training

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) provide a learning platform in which an … > more

Visual Diagnostics for Design Thinking Teams (HPI)

PI: Prof. Ulrich Weinberg, Dr. Claudia Nicolai Abstract Multidisciplinary teamwork is a key requirement in the design … > more

Creative Spaces in Innovation Processes – Understanding, Assessing and Designing the Impact of Mental and Spatial Factors

PI: Prof. Ulrich Weinberg, Dr. Claudia Nicolai Abstract The overall objective of this research project is to identify, … > more

Can Design Thinking Improve Programming? II Data-driven Tool Construction for Integrating Tangible Artifacts into Programming Activities

PI: Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld Abstract As programming can be considered one of the most creative activities, it needs … > more

Design thinking in health IT systems engineering: the role of wearable mobile computing for distributed care

PI: Prof. Larry Leifer, PhD Abstract This proposed research explores the role of design thinking in the field of health … > more

[Translate to Englisch:] d.Flex: A Modular Rapid Electronics Prototyping System to Increase Design Flexibility for Technical Novices

PI: Prof. Sakti Srivastava Abstract Tangible prototyping enables designers to rapidly iterate design concepts and gather … > more

Impact and Sustainability of Creative Capacity Building

PI: Prof. Allan L. Reiss Abstract The overarching goal of this research is to ascertain the neurocognitive foundation and … > more

Visual Diagnostics for Design Thinking Teams (Stanford)

PI: Prof. Mark R. Cutkosky Abstract Our proposed research aims to develop a diagnostic instrument to study design … > more

Crowdpowering Embodied Design Thinking

PI: Prof. Larry Leifer, PhD Abstract We propose a focused research project that looks at how interactions involving … > more

PeerStudio Rapid design feedback at scale

PI: Prof. Michael Bernstein, PhD Abstract Hundreds of students now populate in-person design courses, and thousands are … > more

Developing Design Thinking Process Metrics as a Driver for Creative Innovation

PI: Prof. Bernard Roth, PhD Abstract The previous year focused on developing measures to assess design thinking in … > more

Creative Spaces in Innovation Processes – Understanding, Assessing and Designing the Impact of Mental and Spatial Factors (HPI)

PI: Prof. Ulrich Weinberg, Dr. Claudia Nicolai Abstract The overall objective of this research project is to identify, … > more

Visual Diagnostics for Design Thinking Teams II (HPI)

PI: Prof. Ulrich Weinberg, Dr. Claudia Nicolai Abstract For the upcoming research year 2015/2016 we propose to deploy the … > more

Tele-Board MED: Supporting Patient Progress with (Meta) Data Analytics (HPI)

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract Tele-Board MED is a digital documentation system that allows doctors and … > more

Analyzing the Effects of Time Management in Design Thinking Processes (HPI)

Dr. Matthias Uflacker Abstract With our project we aim to find out how manageable time is in Design Thinking … > more

Design Thinking at Scale II: Investigating the MOOC Potential for Design Thinking Training

 PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract The emergence of design thinking as a discipline (Withell and Haigh, 2013) … > more

Can Design Thinking Improve Programming? II Data-driven Tool Construction for Integrating Tangible Artifacts into Programming Activities

PI: Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld Abstract As programming can be considered one of the most creative activities, it needs … > more

Recovery of the Design Thinking Methodology at Work - From Qualitative to Quantitative Analysis (HPI)

PI: Prof. Dr. Holger Giese Abstract The methodology of Design Thinking (DT) suggests a repertoire of methods and … > more

ABRACA.D: A Study to Explore the Integration of Modular Electronics Prototyping with Computer Aided Design Tools (Stanford)

PI: Paulo Blikstein Abstract The prototyping tools of a rising Maker Movement are enabling the next generation of … > more

Mapping and Measuring Design Thinking in Organizational Environments (Stanford)

PI: Prof. Sheri Sheppard Abstract As design thinking continues to grow more popular in organizational contexts … > more

Human Technology Teamwork: Enabling clinicians to focus on complex design thinking tasks through advances in IT systems engineering (Stanford)

PI: David Pickham, Lauren A. Shluzas, PhD Abstract There is an urgent need within hospitals to reduce the amount of … > more

Impact and Sustainability of Creative Capacity Building (Stanford)

PI: Prof. Allan Reiss Abstract The overarching goal of this research is to ascertain the neuro- cognitive … > more

Shape Teams: Supporting Physical Collaboration for Remote Design Teams Through Linked Tactile Shape Displays (Stanford)

PI: Sean Follmer, PhD Abstract Designers in collocated teams communicate and think not only through sketches, but … > more

Designing for Failure (Stanford)

PI: Michael Bernstein Abstract Design and creation tools today strive to amplify our creative strengths and … > more

Visual Diagnostics for Design Thinking Teams (Stanford)

PI: Prof. Mark R. Cutkosky Abstract Our proposed research aims to provide design thinking managers, coaches and … > more

Priming Team Diversity to Improve Ideation (Stanford)

PI: Erin MacDonald Abstract Successful design teams are often multidisciplinary. It is thought that this diversity … > more

Enabling Innovations in Human-Robot Interaction with Low-cost Embedded Platforms (Stanford)

PI: Prof. Mark Horowitz Abstract We propose to create an embedded platform provisioned with a set of software … > more

Visual Diagnostics for Design Thinking Teams III (HPI)

PI: Dr. Claudia Nicolai, Prof. Ulrich Weinberg Abstract Over the last two years, we have developed and refined two … > more

Design Thinking Methodology at Work: From Analysis to Prediction

PI: Prof. Dr. Holger Giese Abstract The methodology of Design Thinking (DT) suggests a repertoire of methods and … > more

Can Design Thinking Improve Programming? Exploring Means to Grow a Shared Vocabulary Between Programmers and Domain Experts

PI: Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld Abstract Programmers collaborate continuously with do-main experts to explore the problem … > more

Evaluating Scrum and Design Thinking in Practice

PI: Dr. Matthias Uflacker Abstract We strive to enhance the experience of teams working with Scrum by adding Design … > more

Design Thinking Pain Management: Tools to improve human-centered communication between patients and providers

PI: David Pickham Abstract This proposed research explores the role of design thinking to improve pain management for … > more

Mapping and Measuring Impact of Design Thinking in Organizational Environments

PI: Prof. Sheri Sheppard, PhD, Prof. Bernard Roth, PhD Abstract The ability to measure the impact of design thinking is … > more

Visual Diagnostics for Design Thinking Teams

PI: Larry Leifer Abstract Our proposed research aims to develop a diagnostic instrument to study design thinking teams … > more

The Impact and Value Creation of Team Collaboration – Year 2

Team collaboration is an essential component of design thinking methodology for innovation. The primary aim for next year’s … > more