Wireframing

Type of record:
  • Micro method
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Ideal innovation phases for this method:
  1. Innovation Phase
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Description

A wireframe is a very simple representation, limited to functional aspects, of user interfaces on digital devices (computers, tablets, smartphones or smartwatches). Buttons, navigation icons, arrangements and displays are shown here to collect initial feedback on the ideas from test users.

The aim is to use these wireframes to determine functions and arrangements for further prototypes as quickly as possible. Mostly simple drawings on paper, Post-it or cardboard are used.
  • Effective for design innovations
  • Effective for disruptive innovations
  • Effective for highly complex challenges
  • Effective for incremental innovations and improvements
  • Effective for low complex challenges
  • Effective for medium complex challenges
  • Effective for new business models
  • Effective for product innovations
  • Effective for radical innovations
  • Effective for service innovations
  • Effective for technology innovations
  • P8 Early Prototyping (testing the idea directly on the user)
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