human factors

7 Practical Tips to Get More Value from Eye Tracking Research

Working on numerous eye tracking studies over the last two years, I feel I have gained the authority to say a word or two on eye tracking research. The research method is critical to our work at Design Science and has found itself to be ever more promising our clients and to us than ever before. Using eye tracking successfully in the field requires both a firm grasp on the theory and practical. Read more

Healthcare Providers: We want your input!

At Design Science our mission is to amplify the needs of users to cultivate advancement in health care technology. That’s why we need your input! We’re looking for medical professionals to participate in simulated studies at Design Science. Help influence how products can be made safer, easier, and better! Read more

Design (Science) Thinking

We put our heads together last week in a workshop aimed at expanding the role of Design Thinking in our organization’s culture. Every day, our engineers, researchers, designers, and strategic partnership associates use the methods of design thinking to tackle, analyze, and solve problems. The workshop was an excellent reminder that humans remain the focal point of our work. We spent the afternoon. Read more

A Year in Review: 2018

What a year! This year, we... Read more

DS Attends the Drug/Device Combination Products Summit 2018

From December 3rd to 4th, our German employee, David Grosse-Wentrup, joined the Drug/Device Combination Products Summit in Berlin, Germany. Read more

Welcome to Design Science: The Story Behind the New Video

If you work in a field like human factors and usability research, the question “so what do you do for a living?” is rarely simple to answer. When I began my design internship at Design Science in the spring of 2018, explaining this type of research was a common challenge I faced. Although I was new, I found I wasn’t alone when it came to explaining everything the company had to offer. Read more

Thanks for Stopping By: A Review of HFES 2018

The first week of October, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) International Annual Meeting came to our hometown of Philadelphia! This conference included presentations and events from a variety of human factors domains, such as surface transportation, aviation, and, of course, healthcare. Since the meeting took place in our own backyard, we made sure to get involved in several ways. Read more

Design Science Attends 4th Annual Human Factors Excellence for Medical Device Design Conference

At the beginning of August, Design Science attended the 4th Annual Human Factors Excellence for Medical Device Design Conference in Minneapolis. Every year this conference attracts human factors and usability practitioners from around the world—ranging from global medical device and pharmaceutical companies to independent human factors engineering firms. Read more

We've Moved!

Effective May 2, 2018, Design Science Consulting, Inc. has officially relocated to a beautiful new space on Broad Street, in Center City. Read more

World Hemophilia Day 2018 (video)

Larry and Ziggy are back to celebrate World Hemophilia Day! At Design Science, we believe it’s important to share knowledge – especially the first-hand knowledge of peoples’ experience with bleeding disorders. So this new episode of the Larry & Ziggy Show features our correspondent, A’Brianna, chatting with people who have hemophilia at a meeting of the National Hemophilia Foundation. Check out. Read more

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