Methods for user integration

Within the framework of several research projects at the University of Innsbruck and together with partners from practice, the concept and the calculation model for the SAM TOOL. The SAM TOOL shows you the appropriate methods for user involvement based on the framework conditions and the life cycle status of your product/service.

  • 46 different methods for user involvement
  • Additional special calculation model for the industry AAL and Automotive

SAM_TOOL offers you as part of the “Innovation Funnels” to find the right methods for your product and/or service development to involve the user effectively in your innovation process. The display mode of fitting methods also shows the respective advantages and disadvantes of the method as well as its application.

The web-based tool and further information can be found at: