User-centered innovation at Intel [Electronic Business]

Herman D'Hooge
In a three-part special report of Electronic Business, Herman D’Hooge, innovation strategist in the User-Centered Platform Solutions Division at Intel, explains how a company can use a user-centered innovation process to engineer and develop innovative products.

D’Hooge also gives an example of a product—China Home Learning PC—that Intel developed for the Chinese consumer market with this strategy.

Electronic Business special report:
How to foster innovation
Translate process into engineering product requirements
Case study: the China Home Learning PC

The latest issue of Technology@Intel Magazine reflects on the same topic in the story Intel Works to Bring Computing to the World.

The article describes how Intel is taking a leading role in creating computing technologies for emerging markets where citizens often have very different needs than typical Western users. Intel’s extensive research resulted in specialised designs for rural India and Chinese homes.

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