Federico Del Giorgio Solfa

Federico Del Giorgio Solfa
Comisión de Investigaciones Científicas, Provincia de Buenos Aires · Comisión Asesora Honoraria en Ingeniería, Arquitectura y Tecnología (INART)

Ordinary Professor of Project Management (UNLP) delgiorgio@fba.unlp.edu.ar @DelGiorgioSolfa
Senior Research Director in Integrated Design and Innovation Management (IDIM) at National University of La Plata.

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Introduction
Industrial Designer, Professor in Industrial Design, Master in International Marketing, Full Professor of Project Management (UNLP). Associate Researcher without Director & Member of the Honorary Advisory Commission on INART (CIC-PBA). MBA Professor at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). PhD Invited Professor in Advanced Seminar in Design I-III, University of Palermo (UP). Master in European Studies, University of Padua (UNIPD). Public Management Specialist (UNTREF).
Additional affiliations
June 2021 - June 2021
Harvard Business Review
Position
  • Consultant
Description
  • A member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, an opt-in research community of business professionals.
April 2021 - present
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • Professor in the Master's Degree of Business Management of Foreign Trade and Integration.
January 2020 - June 2021
Universidad Nacional de La Plata
Position
  • Research Director
Description
  • Project: Integrated Design and Innovation Management. Contributions for a theoretical-conceptual and methodological review.
Education
August 2010 - September 2011
Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero
Field of study
  • Modernization of the State
October 2009 - November 2009
University of Chile
Field of study
  • E-Government
February 2009 - September 2009

Publications

Publications (194)
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This volume has been prepared under the auspices of the project entitled, ‘Competition Reforms in Key Markets for Enhancing Social & Economic Welfare in Developing Countries’ (CREW Project). This project was implemented by CUTS in four countries: Ghana, India, Philippines and Zambia, and across two common sectors: Staple Food and Bus Transport with...
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The theme of this essay is youth, social cohesion and innovation as the main factor of local development. In particular, the distinguishing factor that has had the Emilia Romagna region for other innovative developments in northern Italy is analyzed. The purpose is to unravel all the characteristics and potential of the territory Emiliano which has...
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Since the development of the machine designed by Alan Turing to the present day, the human-computer interfaces have been progressing in various fields at the rate of use. Initially, computers derived from Turing machine (1936), responded to mathematical needs and its applications focused just to the scientific field; and like almost every technolog...
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This paper attempts to open the debate on the idea of local and territorial development of microregional nodes in the Province of Buenos Aires. Under this approach, a model that proposes the creation of Municipal Development Forum, with the participation of local actors, generate local development program is proposed. The proposal is formulated for...
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Benchmarking in the public sector contributions and implementation proposals for the province of Buenos Aires. The theme of this work is benchmarking in the public sector. This research, part of the interest in analyzing the importance gained in the sector benchmarking as a tool for improvement and innovation of governance where states undertake ef...
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F.2.1. Paradigmas considerados en planes y publicaciones/patentes Fuente: elaborado por Federico Del Giorgio Solfa para su tesis doctoral (2022). Advanced design  Aspectos culturales y etnológicos  Automatización  Business design  Calidad de vida  Co-diseño  Colonialidad global  Competitividad  Complejidad  Concepto He  Concepto She  Con...
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Línea del tiempo que incluye los principales hitos del punto de vista de las diseñadores industriales que investigaron o investigan en la Comisión de Investigaciones Científicas de la Provincia de Buenos Aires.
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This work presents a context of Argentine agro-industrial production and the role of technological innovation for small and medium industries. The theoretical framework is established based on innovation and technological innovation; this allowed to build a product analysis model on a second phase. The proposed model, structured in the disciplinary...
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In design practices there are multiple ways to link with companies and entrepreneurs. The Arlistán songs are the artistic representation of a way to capitalize on design strategies, musical composition and advertising marketing, to create sound environments that result in pleasant experiences for coffee consumers. From a real application, this new...
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This article addresses the new theories and concepts of design management: design thinking, user experience (UX) and service design. They consider people's experiences and focus on the characteristics of each one of them. From industrial design, the scope and relationships between these definitions-now better visible-were analyzed, which always bel...
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In design practices there are multiple ways to link with companies and entrepreneurs. The Arlistán songs are the artistic representation of a way to capitalize on design strategies, musical composition and advertising marketing, to create sound environments that result in pleasant experiences for coffee consumers. Starting from a real application,...
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El objetivo de este artículo es analizar las relaciones entre las teorías del diseño estratégico y el diseño participativo, en alianzas comerciales múltiples entre emprendedores locales de diversos sectores y su aplicación integrada en el contexto urbano. Diversos autores han tratado estos temas estratégicos de manera aislada y con menor frecuencia...
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In the present research work, the relationship between the operation of product design and the economy of functionality or economy of services is studied. For this, the research focuses on the design of integrated solid waste management systems as the object of study of a service provision system that is in turn made up of several subsystems. It is...
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The phenomenon of entrepreneurship has been installed in the Argentine imaginary and its dissemination has been possible, due to the construction of microsubjective discourses directed at young professionals who seek individual and self-organized ways of insertion into the labor market (Bonsiepe, 2013), acting in a disjointed way with industry and...
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This article seeks to establish the development of rural communities, with up to 500 inhabitants, with the creation of a Rural Tourism Development Forum and a Tourism Development Program with local identity. It is proposed to capitalize on cultural assets and local knowledge, to strengthen the profile and tourist circuits, local services and enterp...
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C630. Arlistán songs: integrating design, composition music and advertising marketing. In design practices, there are multiple ways to link with companies and entrepreneurs. The songs Arlistán, are the artistic representation of a way of capitalize on design strategies, musical composition and advertising marketing, to create sound environments th...
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Noting the small number of works within the field of design that pay attention to the development of technology-based entrepreneurial processes and overcoming a reductionist view oriented towards economic positions, this work set out to develop a study whose descriptive and correlational scope would allow us to question the presence of entrepreneur...
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The work analyzes and describes the current panorama of national industries, in relation to the problems it presents when incorporating new technologies to develop new products. For this reason, rapid prototyping technologies are described as fundamental tools for industries worldwide, as they are considered the driving axes of the "third industria...
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The work analyzes the processes involved in the design and development of new products, in different business scales, according to the approach offered by the perspective of industrial design, marketing and engineering, by describing the methodologies proposed by different authors . Based on the conclusions reached in the analysis of a series of ca...
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This article attempts to open the debate on a territorial development perspective that fixes the interest in organized territories that are characterized by the existence of a community with a local identity, politically and administratively regulated. We conceive these territories as subjects of development promotion interventions. For this we pro...
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Las canciones Arlistán, son la representación artística de un modo de capitalizar estrategias de diseño, composición musical y marketing publicitario, para crear ambientes sonoros que resulten en experiencias placenteras para los consumidores de café. A partir de una aplicación real, se analiza este nuevo concepto en el contexto del musical brandin...
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En las prácticas de diseño existen múltiples formas de vincularse con empresas y emprendedores. Las canciones Arlistán, son la representación artística de un modo de capitalizar estrategias de diseño, composición musical y marketing publicitario, para crear ambientes sonoros que resulten en experiencias placenteras para los consumidores de café. A...
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En las prácticas de diseño, existen múltiples formas de vincularse con empresas y emprendedores. Las canciones Arlistán, son la representación artística de un modo de capitalizar estrategias de diseño, composición musical y marketing publicitario, para crear ambientes sonoros que resulten en experiencias placenteras para los consumidores de café. A...
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Studies focused on product design and development models based on Gandhian engineering, can result in new strategies and solutions that enrich the various design methodologies and processes, improving commercial, economic and technical viability, in obtaining products ultra low cost Gandhian engineering has a completely democratic vision on the dev...
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The study, design and development of a low-cost digital braille printer is boarded with a transdisciplinary approach. The main challenge was focused on reducing significantly the high cost of this type of printers and their printing services. This context is aggravated with the low commercialization of these products in the country, a factor that m...
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Entrepreneurship in Argentina is a complex phenomenon, due to the diversity of actors that make up the entrepreneurial ecosystem (EE). These are interdisciplinary relationships and practices, and the industrial designer (DI), as a strategic agent in innovation processes, is not exempt. However, the figure of the entrepreneur that has been built by...
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Gegenstand dieses Buches ist Benchmarking im öffentlichen Sektor und ein Teil des Interesses, um die Bedeutung zu analysieren, die Benchmarking in diesem Sektor erlangt hat-als Instrument zur Verbesserung und Innovation der öffentlichen Verwaltung-, wenn Staaten sich um Qualität bemühen, Effizienz und Effektivität der angebotenen Dienste. Die Studi...
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Gegenstand dieses Buches ist Benchmarking im öffentlichen Sektor und ein Teil des Interesses, um die Bedeutung zu analysieren, die Benchmarking in diesem Sektor erlangt hat-als Instrument zur Verbesserung und Innovation der öffentlichen Verwaltung-, wenn Staaten sich um Qualität bemühen, Effizienz und Effektivität der angebotenen Dienste. Die Studi...
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The II Congress of International Political Economy (CEPI) of the National University of Moreno (UNM) took place in 2 intense days in which it contributed to reflection and debate, enabling the University to fulfill a highly auspicious role by contributing to the topics of public interest, simultaneously with the training function of their future pr...
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The II Congress of International Political Economy (CEPI) of the National University of Moreno (UNM) took place in 2 intense days in which it contributed to reflection and debate, enabling the University to fulfill a highly auspicious role by contributing to the topics of public interest, simultaneously with the training function of their future pr...
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The present paper is made up of a first part where some preliminary reflections are made about the typologies of the concept of development, delving into the study of its definition and its characteristics. Likewise, a differentiation is made in relation to the concept of growth and economic development is characterized. In particular, the relation...
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In this paper we analyze the new theories and concepts related to design management, which focus on the experiences of people and the particular characteristics of each one of them. Specifically, with a focus on Industrial Design, the scope and relationships between these conceptual definitions -which are now visible- that always belonged to the fi...
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This book gathers experiences, reflections and new pedagogical proposals that are being incorporated to the teaching practices, in different levels of the technical education in our countries. The authors' interventions, which cover different perspectives and depth, allow us to understand and evaluate: the trajectories that technical education has...
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This book gathers experiences, reflections and new pedagogical proposals that are being incorporated to the teaching practices, in different levels of the technical education in our countries. The authors' interventions, which cover different perspectives and depth, allow us to understand and evaluate: the trajectories that technical education has...
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The technical and professional education in Latin America has been surpassed with the success in the future and the intense transformations, effects of the economic and educational policies. Fortunately, there are still industrial schools in many of our countries. It is the responsibility and commitment of those who were once or were involved with...
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The debate on technical education, its methodology and purpose, generalized after the Second World War, has led to the emergence of new and diverse roles in the processes of economic and productive development of countries. In this context, technical training has played a key role in educational environments in the implementation of development pol...
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This work analyzes the evolution of the Professional Technical Modality in Secondary Education in Argentina since its inception: how has it been traversed by the different production models, from the foundation of the first technical school with Fordism to local development? What were the main normative milestones throughout this process? Particula...
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The debate on technical education, its methodology and purpose, generalized after the Second World War, has led to the emergence of new and diverse roles in the processes of economic and productive development of countries. In this context, technical training has played a key role in educational environments in the implementation of development pol...
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This article is composed of a first part where some preliminary reflections are made about the typologies of the concept of development, delving into the study of its definition and its characteristics. Likewise, a differentiation is made in relation to the concept of growth and economic development is characterized. In particular, the relationship...
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This book is the result of an itinerary of research and collective debate of several years around the problems of the State, reforms and public policies. From the Department of Sociology (years 2005 - 2007), research works were carried out with areas of the provincial public administration, with the support of the Commission of Scientific Investiga...
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The theme of this book is benchmarking in the public sector and part of the interest to analyze the importance that benchmarking has gained in the sector -as a tool for improvement and innovation of public management- where States commit efforts to achieve quality, efficiency and effectiveness in the services it provides. The study is exploratory a...
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The theme of this book is benchmarking in the public sector and part of the interest to analyze the importance that benchmarking has gained in the sector -as a tool for improvement and innovation of public management- where States commit efforts to achieve quality, efficiency and effectiveness in the services it provides. The study is exploratory a...
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The current Latin American context demands that productive systems carry out comprehensive territorial development practices. In this context, the design disciplines, because of their creative character and their capacity for symbolic analysis, constitute a powerful tool for the promotion of innovation activities, the understanding and creation of...
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E070. Design and development of products based on rapid prototyping (Conference). Federico Del Giorgio Solfa and Sofia Marozzi [National University of La Plata - Argentina]. The new product development possibilities that enable fast prototyping technologies can lead to a strategy and design opportunity for the different industrial sectors in Argent...
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E215. Gandhian Design: design and development of low cost products (Conference). Federico Del Giorgio Solfa and Guido Amendolaggine [National University of La Plata - Argentina]. Studies focusing on Gandhian Engineering-based product design and development models can provide strategies and solutions that allow the enrichment of different design met...
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E215. Gandhian Design: design and development of low cost products (Conference). Federico Del Giorgio Solfa and Guido Amendolaggine [National University of La Plata - Argentina]. Studies focusing on Gandhian Engineering-based product design and development models can provide strategies and solutions that allow the enrichment of different design met...
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This paper analyzes the evolution of the Professional Technical Modality in Secondary Education in Argentina: How has it been traversed by the different productive models, from the foundation of the first technical school with Fordism to local development? What were the main policy milestones throughout this process? In particular, the incorporatio...
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Often, there are conceptual differences between politicians, officials, academics and professionals on key concepts related to forms of administrative organization of the State and in relation to the categorization of the various subjects who directs their actions. Settle these differences contribute to the implementation of the modernization of th...
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Is there an Argentine national design or not? How does this link with the phenomenon of globalization and what role does local development play? Negative effects of globalization, identified in developing countries, force us to reflect on new solutions. As an objective of this work, the idea of Argentine national design is approached and constructe...
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The present paper is made up of a first part where some preliminary reflections are made about the typologies of the concept of development, delving into the study of its definition and its characteristics. Likewise, a differentiation is made in relation to the concept of growth and economic development is characterized. In particular, the relation...
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La realidad productiva nacional se puede definir como un entramado donde co- existen diversos escenarios de desarrollo caracterizados por una mínima incidencia deldiseño industrial como factor de innovación. Si observamos estos escenarios en la Argentinalas PyMEs son mayoritarias y es fundamental para su crecimiento potenciar sus capacidades produc...
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Argentino e italiano, nació en la ciudad de La Plata en 1973. Desde los tres años de edad vivió en Buenos Aires y desde los siete en Benito Juárez. Allí, se formó como Técnico Mecánico Nacional. En 1992 retornó a su ciudad natal y en la Universidad Nacional de La Plata se graduó en Diseño Industrial y posteriormente, como primer Profesor argentino...
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This paper presents a context of Argentina agro-industrial production and the role of technological innovation for small and medium industries. the theoretical framework is established based on innovation and technological innovation, which allows arriving in a second phase, the construction of a model of product analysis. The proposed model, struc...
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This paper intends to illustrate the research work carried out by the fellow I.D. Guido Amendolaggine and its director Prof. Mg. Federico Del Giorgio Solfa, under a scholarship from the Commission for Scientific Research of the Province of Buenos Aires. In this project, the possibilities of application of the fundamental principles of "Gandhian eng...
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Este trabajo se propone ilustrar la labor investigativa desarrollada por el becario D.I. Guido Amendolaggine y su director Prof. Mg. Federico Del Giorgio Solfa, en el marco de una Beca de Estudio de la Comisión de Investigaciones Científicas de la Provincia de Buenos Aires. En este proyecto, se analizan las posibilidades de aplicación de los princi...
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This paper analyzes the evolution of the Professional Technical Modality in Secondary Education in Argentina since its inception. How has it been traversed by the various productive models, from the foundation of the first technical school with Fordism to local development? What were the main policy milestones throughout this process? In particular...
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The Association of Universities Grupo Montevideo (AUGM) is a network of public, autonomous and self-governing universities of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay which, because of their similarities, share their vocations, their public, their similarities in academic structures and equivalence of the levels of their services; ch...
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Studies focused on the ”Gandhian Engineering” can throw strategies that allow to enrich the different methods of Industrial Design, in order to be able to obtain products of very low cost. It is based on the concept of social innovation, which implies obtaining very low-cost, highly functional products of good quality, accessible to people with low...
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Studies focused on the ”Gandhian Engineering” can throw strategies that allow to enrich the different methods of Industrial Design, in order to be able to obtain products of very low cost. It is based on the concept of social innovation, which implies obtaining very low-cost, highly functional products of good quality, accessible to people with low...
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Studies focused on the ”Gandhian Engineering” can throw strategies that allow to enrich the different methods of Industrial Design, in order to be able to obtain products of very low cost. It is based on the concept of social innovation, which implies obtaining very low-cost, highly functional products of good quality, accessible to people with low...
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This Fellowship of Perfection investigates the disciplinary tasks of design, marketing and entrepreneurship, with the mission of integrating them into a methodology that contributes to local development in the small towns of the province of Buenos Aires. DESCRIPCIÓN. La presente Beca de Perfeccionamiento indaga acerca de los quehaceres disciplinare...
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Las nuevas posibilidades de desarrollo de productos que permiten las tecnologías de prototipado rápido, pueden derivar en una estrategia y oportunidad de diseño para los distintos sectores industriales de Argentina. En este orden, pueden identificarse principalmente dos estrategias: 1. Reemplazo de productos importados de la industria pesada, que p...
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Los estudios centrados en los modelos de diseño y desarrollo de productos basados en la “Ingeniería Gandhiana” pueden arrojar estrategias y soluciones que permitan enriquecer los distintos métodos de diseño, con aspectos como viabilidad comercial, económica y técnica, a fin de poder obtener productos de “ultra bajo costo”. La “Ingeniería Gandhiana”...
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This work aims to study strategies used in Argentine local development experiences, focussing on industrial design, marketing and entrepreneurship. In order to this purpose, backgrounds are analysed with this approach adding the study of three strategic plans for national and provincial-level that are currently in force. With the analysis of the tr...
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Las nuevas posibilidades de desarrollo de productos que permiten las tecnologías de prototipado rápido, pueden derivar en una estrategia y oportunidad de diseño para los distintos sectores industriales de Argentina. En este orden, pueden identificarse principalmente dos estrategias: 1. Reemplazo de productos importados de la industria pesada, que p...
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246. Diseño Gandhiano : diseño y desarrollo de productos de bajo cos to (Conferencia) Federico Del Giorgio Solfa | Guido Amendolaggine [Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Argentina] 27 de julio | 15:30 hs. | Jean Jaurès 932 | Aula: 1.5 Referencias B - H - L - Los estudios centrados en los modelos de diseño y desarrollo de productos basados en la “I...
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Este trabajo analiza la evolución de la Modalidad Técnico Profesional en la Educación Secundaria en Argentina: ¿cómo ha sido atravesada por los diversos modelos productivos, desde la fundación de la primera escuela técnica con el fordismo hasta el desarrollo local? ¿Cuáles fueron los principales hitos normativos a lo largo de este proceso? Particul...
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C245. Processes of design and development of new products: relationship with marketing and engineering. Federico Del Giorgio Solfa and María Sol Sierra [National University of La Plata - Argentina]. This paper analyzes the main processes involved in the design and development of new products, in different business scales, according to the approach...
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This work aims to study strategies used in Argentine local development experiences, focusing on industrial design, marketing and entrepreneurship. In order to this purpose, we analyse backgrounds with this approach adding the study of three strategic plans for national and provincial level that are currently in force. With the analysis of the trans...
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The theme of this essay is youth, social cohesion and innovation as the main factor of local development. In particular, the distinguishing factor that has had the Emilia Romagna region for other innovative developments in northern Italy is analyzed. The purpose is to unravel all the characteristics and potential of the territory Emiliano-which has...
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Is there a design with argentinean national identity? How articulates this with the phenomenon of globalization and what role local development in this esquemaa? Negative effects of globalization, identified in developing countries force us to reflect on new solutions. This paper aims, approach and build the idea of Argentine national design in rel...
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It is understood by the joint synesthesia assimilation or interference for various types of sensations of different senses in the same perceptive act. The product is to develop software for computer responsible for generating a link between musical instruments and digital displays audiorítmicas generation in real time, without the need for interven...
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Harmonie is a web platform for the independent organization of musical events between gangs and local owners / bars where it will be held. Its main objective is to create better communication among the musicians who wish to organize a concert in a town, providing the tools to contact the local musicians and bars enabled for the event. Initially the...
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The paper analyzes the processes involved in the design and development of new products, in different business scales, according on the approach it offers the prospect of industrial design, marketing and engineering, by describing the methodologies proposed by different authors. From the conclusions reached in the analysis of a number of cases, a m...