• Development of a model for evaluating the NPD process in SMEs: A Latin American experience 

    Hernandez, M.C.; Montoya, M.V.; Martínez, J.F. (Elsevier, 2014-01-01)
    This article presents the findings resulting from a research project carried out in Medellin, Colombia, that was aimed at developing a model of diagnosis for the NPD process in manufacturing SMEs, adapted to the Latin ...
  • Application of product line commonality index (PCI) in a family of products 

    Oliver Rubio, M.; Julian Mora, O.; Alvaro Guarin, G.; Pablo Carrizosa, I. (TRANS TECH PUBLICATIONS LTD, 2014-01-01)
    Currently many companies base their marketing strategy around a family of products. Thus, they regularly add new variations to products in order to meet changing market needs, or to attract new customers. Although the basic ...
  • Conditions for the promotion and development of creative industries within higher education institutions 

    Hernandez, M.C.; Podesta, M.P.; Bedoya, B.E. (The Design Society, 2015-01-01)
    Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) play an important role on the promotion and development of creative industries (e.g. product design companies). These roles, however, are not clearly defined. Previous studies by the ...
  • First view DesignLab: A fuzzy front end platform for innovation and education 

    Hernandez-Monsalve M.C.; Velasquez-Montoya M.; Mejia-Gutierrez R.; Hohn H.; Tassoul M. (DESIGN SOC, 2017-01-01)
    Collaborative design projects in Latin America between academy and industry, have been commonly focused on New Product Development processes. Nevertheless, collaborative experiences at the Fuzzy Front End (FFE) stage are ...
  • Creativity and job tension in experiential learning 

    Pablo Roman-Calderon, Juan; Esteban Acevedo-Jaramillo, Manuel; Esteban Escalante, Juan; Arias, Alejandro; Aguilar-Barrientos, Sara; Barbosa, Jaime (IEEE, 2018-01-01)
    This work-in-progress research paper presents a study on employability skills. Employability or soft skills refer to personality traits, attitudes and behavior that are complementary to professional knowledge. These skills ...
  • Creativity and job tension in experiential learning 

    Roman-Calderon J.P.; Acevedo-Jaramillo M.E.; Escalante J.E.; Arias A.; Aguilar-Barrientos S.; Barbosa J. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019-01-01)
    This work-in-progress research paper presents a study on employability skills. Employability or soft skills refer to personality traits, attitudes and behavior that are complementary to professional knowledge. These skills ...