From Idea to Execution - How to get an Idea?

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Most of us face a mind block when we try to do some innovation or design. One of the first roadblock is to get the first idea. This presentation will explain simple ways to generate ideas and refine them to a state where a thought becomes an idea

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From Idea to Execution - How to get an Idea?

  1. 1. From Idea to Execution Adesh Singh Principal Designer, Yahoo!
  2. 2. What’s an Idea?
  3. 3. An Idea
  4. 4. Bright Idea
  5. 5. Green Idea
  6. 6. Business Idea
  7. 7. Broken Idea
  8. 8. Small Idea
  9. 9. Big Idea
  10. 10. Many Ideas
  11. 11. No Ideas
  12. 12. An idea is a thought or a concept, which proposes acourse of action to achieve a desired goal
  13. 13. IDEAGENERATION
  14. 14. Do you use this to get ideas?
  15. 15. Diverge First
  16. 16. Then Converge
  17. 17. Use Brainstorming to Diverge
  18. 18. 5 Golden Rules of Brainstorming1. Postpone and withhold your judgment of ideas2. Encourage wild and exaggerated ideas3. Quantity counts at this stage, not quality4. Build on ideas put forward by others5. Every person and every idea has equal worth
  19. 19. Six Thinking Hats
  20. 20. Enough ofdiverging…Let’s get to the solution
  21. 21. Convergence FunnelProblem Business Users DefiningDefinition Goals Consideration Constraints
  22. 22. Identify your target users
  23. 23. Define Constraints User Adoption Price Resources Sensitivity LowBandwidth Idea Time
  24. 24. IdeaVisualization
  25. 25. Workflow Diagrams
  26. 26. How about some quick and dirty methods?
  27. 27. Wireframes
  28. 28. Paper Mockups
  29. 29. Online Wireframing Tools - Balsamiq
  30. 30. Storyboards
  31. 31. Let’s aim for the solutionswhich user’s simply admire
  32. 32. Customers don’t buy products and services. They pay for the value. It’s time we think about the valuecreation by giving best experiences to our users
  33. 33. A quick recap1. Conduct a quick brainstorm in your group2. Define a problem statement3. Identify constraints, target users and business goals (If any)4. Visualize your ideas in storyboard, wireframes or use-cases

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