Tag Archives: User Centered Design

NVDE Meets P&G, and First NVDE Cohort Alumni

The NVDE students received an unexpected visit from Procter & Gamble (P&G) engineers and obtained an expert insight on how to do observations and customer interviews. The P&G representatives gave examples of how they develop new products listening carefully to … Continue reading

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NVDE Gets Out of the Building!

The seven teams participating in the New Venture Design Experience went out to the real world and conducted more than 140 interviews to investigate and validate their design challenges. These interviews included not only individual observations, but techniques learned in … Continue reading

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NVDE at Weekend Design Challenge 2016

The New Venture Design Experience (NVDE) started its second year with the welcoming of the Weekend Design Challenge (WDC). 41 students from all UPRM faculties and a professor from the Humanities Department participated in conferences and hands-on activities to learn … Continue reading

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NVDE Opportunity Areas Presentations (Guest Post by Manuel Perez)

Now that the students have a vast amount of observations, they have been tasked with extracting the necessary information to identify their opportunity areas. To do so, each team looked further into the information they obtained from their interviews and … Continue reading

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NVDE Observation presentations (Guest Post by Manuel Perez)

As part of the milestone path within the Design Thinking and Consumer Behavior courses, students were asked to go and collect information from the community. In order to complete their task, each team focused their questions around six topics: Food … Continue reading

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Effort, dedication, innovation and entrepreneurship among students of UPR- Mayagüez

This article is reproduce and translated here with the authorization of the original source.
http://dialogoupr.com/noticia/upr/esfuerzo-esmero-innovacion-y-empresarismo-entre-los-estudiantes-del-rum/
Effort, dedication, innovation and entrepreneurship among students of UPR- Mayagüez
By: Dr. Mari Luz Ramos Zapata.
The University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus celebrated the first Weekend Design Challenge … Continue reading

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Weekend Design Challenge (Student Photo Journal)

This post is a summary from the point of view of the students of what happened in the Weekend Design Challenge, part of the New Venture Design Experience.  Student Sergio Marrero, an avid photographer and Idea Platform member, volunteer to … Continue reading

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Weekend Design Challenge!

Want to learn the design thinking methodology in one weekend?
WEEKEND DESIGN CHALLENGE
The Weekend Design Challenge (WDC) is a event composed of seminars and hands on workshops that will guide students through the design thinking methodology from idea to product in … Continue reading

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Elicit-Innovation Event

On a Saturday morning (May 2, 2015) students and general public attended the Elicit-innovation Mega Event by Idea Platform.  Presenters share with the audience their personal story of their ventures.  Like all entrepreneurs, they spoke with great passion about their … Continue reading

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The New Venture Design Experience (Info-session)

The New Venture Design Experience (TNVDE) info-session was packed with students curious about the program.

The presentation started with a short exercise in which students spoke their minds about how they envision the program, what they wanted from it?  And they … Continue reading

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