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Optimizing the process of product development by collaborating & thinking visually-co-creation within Howden

Grant, D. A. and Russell, G. and Wagner, B. and Fain, N. (2016) Optimizing the process of product development by collaborating & thinking visually-co-creation within Howden. In: Proceedings of the DESIGN 2016 14th International Design Conference. Proceedings of the International Design Conference, 4 . The Design Society, Glasgow, pp. 2017-2026.

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The paper explores the process of creating a bespoke New Product Development Procedure for the heavy engineering firm Howden through a collaborative Knowledge Transfer Partnership with the University of Strathclyde. The act of transferring knowledge was done by using a visual methodology and the paper explores the reasoning behind why using this methodology was so successful.