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Talk at CII-Cognizant Innovator 2011 Conference

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    Where Do Ideas come from? - Final Version Where Do Ideas come from? - Final Version Presentation Transcript

    • The Prelude
      • About me : The Startup Guy
        • Entrepreneur since 16 – Built 3 companies
        • Until recently was the head of the Incubation Centre at IIT Madras (RTBI)
        • On the board of several companies
        • Founder – Proto.in
        • Columnist @ Dare, Entrepreneur
    • Where do Ideas Come from? Vijay Anand Founder, The Startup Centre @vijayanands
    • I, Once believed that the world was perfect …
      • … till I looked closer
    • Can you spot the cracks?
      • Ideas are an innovator’s way of identifying a crack (problem) and coming up with their unique way of solving it
    • What do they have in Common?
    • Inventors. Entrepeneurs. Scientists
      • Whats the difference? Does it Matter?
    • They are different!
    • The “Idea” is the LCD
    • When “Ideas” strike …
      • The old fashioned way – Observation
          • Vellcro
      • Domain expertise driven
          • The Steam engine, Electricity
      • Gut feeling
          • The PC
      • Visionary leaps
          • Cars
      • Opportunity Driven
    • Great ideas are
      • Rational Thought + Gut Feel
      Data Driven Intuition + + + + + + +
    • The Idea Equation
      • a + Δb
      Trend maps Analytics Scientific Research User Feedback Behavorial Economics Game Theory Cognitive Psychology Color Theory Maslow’s Hierarchy Aspirations, Fears and Desires Logical + The Creative Science Art
    • Breakthroughs are born when two very different verticals collide 
    • Cultivate an Ideating Mind
    • Embrace Constraints
    • Break Patterns
    • The Epic Question – What if
      • Even better, why not? (can be slightly dangerous)
    • Be Human Centered
    • Be Extreme.
      • Polarize.
    • Prototype over expertise
      • Breakthroughs are led by people who don’ t know or refuse to accept it cant be done.
    • Move: Insight into action
      • Its okay to fail, as long as you learn something
    • Ideas … are just the beginning
    • The Idea – Product Gulf
    • The Product Equation
      • (a + Δb)^e
      *e = execution
    • Thank You Follow on twitter @vijayanands