Onio devised country specific visual tools to engage the consumers and elicit better responses from them. Onio worked with its extended network of design teams in Jakarta and other Indian cities along with the core team, for facilitation of these multi-cultural workshop.
With this, Onio underlines its committment towards trend-setting innovation methodologies and focus on innovation for emerging markets that are becoming relevant for the world.
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Long weekend of Holi (28th Feb 2010) saw 9 of the Onio team members zoom off to Konkan coast on bikes. Beatrix, our latest team member from Germany joined them on her maiden Indian road trip.
Onio is one of the few companies using 'Bodystorming' research method for innovation insights- Economic Times - 23rd Feb 2010Research led design methodology practised by Onio has many a tools at disposal to understand the real needs of the users. One of them is 'Bodystorming'. As the market becomes highly competitive and conventional market-research does not provide enough clues for innovation directions, newer methods like ethanography, bodystorming, fly-on-the-wall etc are being practised by leading innovation companies. Onio is one of them. Here is the article published in Economic Times, the leading business newspaper -
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ET- ... 605390.cms
This product is a need of every home in emerging countries, where electricity supply is infrequent. It is usually a unfriendly electrical gadget stored away from living room. Onio's design research showed that it lacks the looks and utility to treat it like a 'consumer durable' i.e. if it is a power supply then why extra power sockets are not provided on it?
Amara Raja, the business group that makes the famous Amaron brand of batteries, has launched this as a flagship product of the new consumer brand they unveiled - TRIBAL.