CONTACT Daniel Lim

Hope this blog will to serve you well in your journey of Design Journalling - the Singapore style.
Contact Daniel Lim: mrdanielsos@yahoo.com.sg
Need help? You have a question? You have a request? You wish to feedback or give suggestions? Email mrdanielsos@yahoo.com.sg for more information
Note: It is compulsory to leave your school, your name and level & stream (e.g. Sec 2NA, Sec 3E, attempting 'N' or 'O' Level) when emailing for enquiries or when requesting for coursework consultations through email. Otherwise I will not respond to you. Do note that response from me via mail consultation may take a few days to a week depending on my schedule.
P.S. Before you email me with your questions, please help yourself with the subject or topics you have difficulty with from the hyperlink labels on the right of this blog page first. You may end up not needing to email me for help. However if my posts did helped you, I would love to receive a note from you.
Click HERE for a complete Self-help listing of ALL the Design Components for Design Journaling.
Click HERE for "Cheat Sheet for Identifying Design Need Situation Opportunity"
Click HERE to read what I have to say about the topic on Research. You need not agree.

What’s ‘LIVE’ and Ongoing in this blog now:
1) Pictorial Idea Generation and Development [last update 28 July 2017]
2) Beefing up Student's Work - Tackling Common Mistakes [last update 7 July 2017]
3) Phone Holder – Drawing Ideas & Grid Method [last update 14 July 2017]

Disclaimer: All information posted in this blog are original unless otherwise stated and remains valid for as long as I have not yet thought of a better way to present them. They are not meant to be prescriptive and used rigidly without forethought.
Students are strongly encouraged to apply the principles in their design journey with discretion.
Sketches DigitalArt Bike Drones Cats: https://www.instagram.com/daniellimsketch/
Copyright © 2007 - 2017 by Daniel Lim.





02 February 2018

Decision Matrix

Very likely, by now you will be making a decision on which Design Situation to choose from.

Some suggested criteria / attributes for selecting your best Design Needs and Opportunities (Design Situation) to work on for the next few months. Pay attention to what you have selected for yourself to work on. In the original post I simply suggested using the PMI acronym as criteria. Email me if you have more criterion to add on or comments.

Another point to note: If you have great issues with including weightage in your matrix computation, you have two choices: 1) Go study how you can meaningfully include weightage in your matrix computation and then include it in your decision matrix, or 2) use a Decision Matrix table without weightage. You will still be able to arrive at one Design Situation with the highest score with every criteria just as important as the others.

Here you go. You don't have to agree or use, but here are some suggestions:

Interesting Problem?
(Think: Is it an interesting problem to solve? How interesting is this situation / problem to you?)

Good Problem?
(Think: Is it a good problem to solve? In your opinion what do you think? Maybe a quick survey from your friends to see if they think it is a good problem to solve.)

Usefulness?
(Think: Who will benefit from a solution to this problem? Will it be useful or beneficial for most people? How many?)

Realisation Possibility.
(Think: Would I be able to make it? This criterion requires some prediction or imagination of a possible solution to the problem and requires you to think about your current ability, as well as the tools and machineries available in the school workshop to realise this possible solution.

Meet ‘???’ theme?

(Think: How well does the situation / problem identified fit the theme ‘??????)?

1 comment:

  1. We are committed to getting your academic work done with 100% satisfaction. Coursework Help

    ReplyDelete

How to Choose the Best Image for Shape Borrowing?

Fig. 1 Shape borrowing is probably one of the most common starter exercise for Ideas Generation. References could be obtained easily...