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Design Roadmap

A process-based “table of contents” about a generic design process that trades off (1) the needs of developing a good design intervention, (2) the needs of good design pedagogy/andragogy, and (3) the pragmatics of managing a one-semester course in design.

Before starting in with the actual design process for this course, study the design process overview, which describes designing in broad strokes and helps put it into context.

STAGE INPUTS STEPS OUTPUTS
1. project initialization design brief

See scoping for a general introduction.

  1. form team
  2. determine current situation
    1. conduct a situation scan
    2. identify a reference design
    3. establish situated use cases
    4. develop a usage scenario for the current situation
  3. prepare a PSS
2016.08.01 19:36 · Fil Salustri
design brief
PSS
2. problem analysis design brief
PSS
  1. determine expectations
    1. define personas
    2. review/revise usage scenario
  2. develop requirements
  3. prepare a PRS
2016.08.01 19:40 · Fil Salustri
design brief
PSS
PRS
3. system design design brief
PSS
PRS
  1. identify product system
  2. identify subsystems
  3. prepare a PAS
2016.08.01 19:41 · Fil Salustri
design brief
PSS
PRS
PAS
4. concept design design brief
PSS
PRS
PAS
  1. perform ideation
  2. develop design concepts
  3. prepare PCS: documentation for this stage.
2015.12.21 14:03 · Fil Salustri
design brief
PSS
PRS
PAS
PCS
5. Recursion to subsystems design brief
PSS
PRS
PAS
PCS
recursion to next level of detail:
return to problem analysis
design brief
PSS
PRS'
PAS'
PCS'
6. detailed design design brief
PSS'
PRS'
PAS'
PCS'
design brief
PSS'
PRS'
PAS'
PCS'
DDS
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