Guide

Design for technology businesses

Introduction

Technology businesses need to turn their technological innovations into commercial applications. This guide explains how using design principles can help small businesses, innovators and inventors make sure their new products are user-friendly and commercially viable.

This guide explains why it makes sense for technology developers to use design thinking and work with designers. It outlines key elements of design thinking, explains where to find appropriate designers and includes case studies of small businesses' technology developments that have benefitted from design thinking.