The objective during this step is to explore how ideas might take form in the real world and be successful. It is about building to learn, making prototypes to understand how design solutions might work and testing to see how users experience them. Initial failure and repetition is part of the process and fundamental to… Read more »
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Careful evaluation of each innovation concept is critical to finding out which concepts ones are the most promising and actually worth pursuing. The strengths and weaknesses of each concept need to be weighed against a set of defined criteria deemed important to the project. This step of the innovation process is about assessing concepts, combining… Read more »
The methods we use during this step build on the patterns and insights gained from our deep dive into our intent, people and context. Exploring new concepts involves visualizing the future through brainstorming, sketching, prototyping ideas, and storytelling. The temperament for this mode includes balancing creativity, radical ideas and ways of thinking while adhering to… Read more »
The context in which innovations need to function is a complex one that has many interconnected parts. The mindset in this mode sets a foundation upon which the synthesis of valuable innovation concepts occurs.
Knowing people is about gaining an understanding of people’s thoughts and needs by listening, observing, interacting and analyzing.
Staying in the correct mindset during this phase of the innovation process can place your innovation project on the right path and prepare the team for the next step – knowing people.
We need to frame the problem space by diagnosing the situation inside and outside the organization, rethinking historical conventions, and seeking opportunities for innovation
Many organizations just don’t know how to transform innovation into a repeatable practice. If done correctly, innovation can become a measured, systemic process – and this framework can help you get there.
In order to create metrics that serve the organizational programs that ultimately serve the business, keep these tips in mind.
I expected the course to be physically demanding. I didn’t expect the course to reveal the importance of character.