Posts tagged Human-Centered Design
Trig Sponsors Hangar6 Advanced Rapid Prototyping Center

Trig is proud to be an early supporter and sponsor of the advanced rapid prototyping center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, known as Hangar6. The center is an initiative of the First Flight Venture Center, which has a 26-year history of incubating 300+ technology-based startups that have a combined valuation in excess of $7 billion.

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Trig Celebrates 10 Years!

Wow. You look up one day, shut your laptop, and you realize that you’ve been in business for 10 years. Happy birthday, Trig! Enjoy a walk down memory lane as we explore many of the team members and awards Trig has picked up along the way over the course of the last decade.

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The Preflight Checklist

Dr. Andrew DiMeo reflects on lessons he's learned about values. When an airplane pilot is getting ready for a flight, they perform the preflight checklist every time to ensure not a single important step is overlooked. What if we all start treating our company values like a preflight checklist?

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Servant Leadership and the Inverted Pyramid

The inverted pyramid is a way of approaching a company’s organizational chart – a way of thinking about one’s place in the hierarchy – in which the traditional leader, the CEO for example, is on the bottom, not the top.

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Holistic Design

As a designer, the word holistic is something that resonates in my soul and is married with design. It is a way that we, as Industrial Designers, approach a product knowing that it is not an entity of itself. It is connected, to a human, other products, an environment, an emotion.

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A Phaser for Fighting Sepsis

Thanks to the Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine for the great write-up on the 410 Medical LifeFlow Rapid Infuser! “Hagler closely collaborated with Robertson to optimize the design and engineer all the details, such as how to translate the squeezing motion of the hand on the trigger to the depressing of the syringe.”

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Trig Innovation Sponsors PDMA’s Innovate Carolina 2013

Trig Innovation, a Durham, North Carolina-based innovation management firm, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2013 Innovate Carolina conference. Innovate Carolina, held annually at rotating sites in North Carolina and South Carolina, is in its fourth year as the signature event of the Carolinas chapter of the Product Development and Management Association.

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Murphy’s Hypotenuse: Thoughts on the Passing of Bill Moggridge

Bill Moggridge passed away on this past September, leaving many of us in the global design community saddened at the loss of not only a great designer, but a great person. He also leaves us with his monumental legacy achieved on two continents, in multiple areas of design—doing it, teaching it, and serving as one of its principal champions over the course of four decades. His influence will live on for at least as many to come.

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Innovation: Being Everything for Somebody

Sometimes you hear a compelling speaker, and you just can’t get it out of your head in the following days and weeks.  We had this happen to us at last year’s Carolinas PDMA Innovate Carolina conference with David Burney’s compelling breakout session on community-driven innovation through his work at New Kind and Red Hat. And this year, it’s happened again at the same conference, 2012 edition. Thanks a lot, Greg Hopper.

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Fertile Ground - Customer Research at the Launch Phase

This week, Trig is attending the Southern Farm Show at Raleigh’s North Carolina State Fairgrounds from February 1-3. Over 300 exhibiting companies from the world of farm equipment will make the Southern Farm Show the largest exhibition of its kind in the Carolinas/Virginia area of the country.

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Deep Dive into Process Mapping—Customer Interaction Maps

Customer interaction maps are great tools for managing the brand experience with a holistic approach.  These maps combine different elements of the experience—from advertising and packaging to using a product.

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