Mapping The IoT Deck
The “Mapping The IoT Deck” is made up of 70 cards that summarize the key aspects of smart products. The horizontal side of the card introduces a topic with one main question, while the vertical side deepens it with specific “what if” questions
When to use
The Deck provides you with a framework that may be used freely or for structured activities. It may be used as a reference, for brainstorming, team activities, concept definition and evaluation, both as workshop tool and as personal support for projects dealing with technology.
Follow the Activity Guides for more information
The Activity Guides are instructional elements that will assist you in using the Toolkit in your projects, and support you in reaching your goal.
“I want to start a new project” will guide you through the research phase at the beginning of a new design process
“I want to analyze smart products” will introduce a guided research exercise
“I want to brainstorm ideas” for brainstorming with the Deck
“I want to make my concept better” will make you focus on your concept
Make your concept better
Following the activity guide “I want to analyze smart products” you can do a workshop activity with your team and make your initial product idea better!
- Start by summarizing your product idea in the canvas
- Then follow the guide to use the cards with your team and reflect on your idea
- The questions will help you in making the initial idea stronger…or new!
Analysis Cards & Features Map
These two resources will accompany you in a “Meta-design” exercise. While designing is crucial to select and analyze competitor products. The Analysis Cards and Features Map will let you analyze, identify and compare the features of different case studies. Use this knowledge to make your concepts stand out among competitors!
When to use
These are the tools that can aid you when you are researching and want to compare case studies.
Follow the Activity guide: “I want to analyze smart products”