Creative Thinking Tools Design Thinking

Decision Areas

This is a list of the main fac­tors that will have an impor­tant influ­ence or impact on the devel­op­ment of the design.

For Prod­ucts these may include the fol­low­ing

  1. Its func­tion or func­tions
  2. The pack­ag­ing of com­po­nents
  3. The oper­a­tion Prin­ci­ples
  4. The form (of indi­vid­ual parts)
  5. The Mate­ri­als used (for indi­vid­ual parts)
  6. The Man­u­fac­tur­ing Tech­niques
  7. Ergonom­ic issues

From this list a series of options will be cre­at­ed. The next step is to chart options