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HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
HackU: How to think of a great idea
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HackU: How to think of a great idea

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A talk about thinking about a great idea for hacks

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  • 1. How to think of a Great Idea? Tom Praison Developer @ Yahoo! @tompraison
  • 2. What is the most resilientparasite? Bacteria? Avirus? An intestinal worm?An idea. Resilient... highlycontagious.Once an idea has takenhold of the brain its almostimpossible to eradicate ”Cobb” - Inception(2010)
  • 3. What’s an Idea?
  • 4. An Idea is anything whichchanges our lifestyles. The way we live, think and work
  • 5. An Idea
  • 6. Bright Idea
  • 7. Green Idea
  • 8. Business Idea
  • 9. Broken Idea
  • 10. Small Idea
  • 11. Big Idea
  • 12. Many Ideas
  • 13. No idea
  • 14. Generating Ideas
  • 15. 1. Strive for Quantity2. Defer Judgment3. Seek New Combinations4. Use your imagination
  • 16. 1. Strive for Quantity Innovation scholars predict that it takes 3,000 raw ideas for 1 successful idea.
  • 17. 2. Defer Judgment
  • 18. Seek new combinations• New combinations from existing parts.• Put old things to a new uses.• Take an element and make it bigger or smaller.
  • 19. Use your imagination• Avoid the common response zone.• More ideas force you to use your imagination.• Let ideas incubate. Re-visit with a new perspective.
  • 20. 1. Use Positive Judgment2. Consider Novelty3. Stay Focused4. Redirect Yourself
  • 21. BRAINSTORMING
  • 22. Brainstorming - Solo1. Exhaust all options2. Sketch or Draw3. Avoid Disruptions4. Keep a journal5. Do what works for you
  • 23. Brainstorming - Group1. Set a time limit2. Keep groups small3. Stay on track4. Give everyone a chance5. Don’t criticize
  • 24. STOP – LETS GET TO ASOLUTION
  • 25. Convergence Business User Goals ConsiderationProblem ConstraintsDefinition Hack
  • 26. Idea Visualization
  • 27. Workflow Diagrams
  • 28. Wireframes
  • 29. Paper Mockups
  • 30. Storyboards
  • 31. Recapitulation• Conduct a quick brainstorm by yourself or in a group• Define a problem statement• Identify constraints, target users, business goals• Visualize and capture ideas by using wireframes, mockups, storyboards
  • 32. Final Story of WWW
  • 33. Look how WWW has changed our lifestyle
  • 34. Thank You

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