6.2.1 Future Applications

Course subject(s) Module 6: Conclusion

In the following video, Anna-Karin Jönbrink talks about the uncertain future and scenarios as a possible solution to predict how the product to be designed based on changing trends.

Key points:

  • The changes that impact the product design are new legislation, infrastructure, transport, new production and recycling technology.
  • Future scenarios might be helpful to make predictions for the future. A good example is the “What if ” scenario. Considering the effect that different changing trends might have on the business or products. Trends such as climate change, growing population, technical developments, changing policies etc. can be examined.
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