Pattern 5: Attribute Dependency

Many work flow models are based on the premise of “if this, then that.” The Attribute Dependency Technique applies this line of thinking to creativity and innovation.

In many innovative products and services, two or more attributes that previously seemed unrelated now correlate with one another. As one thing changes, something else changes.

Today’s automobiles often use this pattern: windshield wipers that change speed as the amount of rain changes and radio volume that adjusts according to the speed of a car.

Read how the Attribute Dependency Technique has been applied in real world examples

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