Imperial College London

ProfessorPeterChilds

Faculty of EngineeringDyson School of Design Engineering

Chair and Leader in Engineering Design
 
 
 
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+44 (0)20 7594 7049p.childs Website CV

 
 
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Location

 

Studio 1, Dyson BuildingDyson BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Publications

Citation

BibTex format

@inbook{Sikhwal:2018:10.1007/978-3-319-77556-2_2,
author = {Sikhwal, RK and Childs, PRN},
booktitle = {Customization 4.0},
doi = {10.1007/978-3-319-77556-2_2},
editor = {Hankammer and Nielsen and Piller and Schuh and Wang},
pages = {19--35},
publisher = {Springer International Publishing},
title = {Design for mass individualisation: introducing networked innovation approach},
url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77556-2_2},
year = {2018}
}

RIS format (EndNote, RefMan)

TY  - CHAP
AB - This paper outlines a nascent field of product innovation, which we believe will become significantly more relevant in the near future. Product design for mass individualisation is a new product design paradigm that comprises an open hardware platform and multiple modules that are integrated with the platform. It gives freedom to end users to integrate different modules into the platform as per their choice. Large manufacturers will produce the platform and some specific modules. Other modules will be invented and produced by smaller companies and by the user. This type of product integration will be engaged with by the all actors involved in the design and aims to help them to be more creative and innovative. Strategic and technological integration of all these actors, which is also the theme of Innovation 4.0, is the main focus of this work to intensify the innovation. Key areas which need to be focused on are identified and presented by an explorative study of existing product design and customisation approaches. Based on the explorative literature analysis, an industrial questionnaire survey has been conducted, and results are presented for the industrial implication and insights on this approach. The findings clearly show that the end product from product design for mass individualisation will be more creative and innovative.
AU - Sikhwal,RK
AU - Childs,PRN
DO - 10.1007/978-3-319-77556-2_2
EP - 35
PB - Springer International Publishing
PY - 2018///
SN - 978-3-319-77555-5
SP - 19
TI - Design for mass individualisation: introducing networked innovation approach
T1 - Customization 4.0
UR - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77556-2_2
UR - https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-77556-2_2
UR - http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/73845
ER -