CCSI

100M

estimated cost savings

8

cross functional teams

5

software components

The Carbon Capture Simulation Initiative (CCSI) develops modeling and simulation tools to commercialize carbon capture technologies (carbon capture is a way of reducing pollution).

01 / 04   Key Challenges
  1. Design software which will be used for many years or decades with little change.
  2. Maintain consistency aross functional teams.
  3. Design for precision and accuracy, while maintaining learnability.
  4. Create a style guide for developers to follow.
02 / 04   Process
  1. Competitive audit
  2. Heuristic analysis
  3. User interviews
  4. Style guide
  5. Redesign and new mockups
  6. Pilot tests
  7. Deployments
03 / 04   Wireframes & Mockups

Software: Photoshop, Balsamiq, Sketch, Qt GUI Builder

04 / 04   Results

The CCSI team has been awarded the 2016 R & D 100 award. Read news story here.