Projects 2008/09


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

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


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


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


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