Chapter 10

Creating Digital Products: Mashing It Up and Getting It Out There

At this point, we have made a journey through both the innovation processes and the technical properties of digital products. We have seen how there are systematic ways to ground innovation in both technology and human needs, how we can generate ideas that go outside the box, and how we can use the power of prototyping and trying out potential concepts in order to get essential feedback from real users. In the examples, we have also seen several ways that digital products have gone beyond being merely information processing machines and have become integrated in the real world in various ways, through metaphors as well as direct integration with everyday artifacts. We ...

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