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Skunkworks projects

  1. 1. Skunkworks projects<br />
  2. 2. Me?<br />s = new @samzzi; s.name = “Sam Serrien”; s.work = “These Days”;<br />s.wife = new @kimzzi; s.kid[1] = new @lienemie; s.kid[2] = new @haike; <br />s.type =“Creative Technologist”; s.website = “sam.serrien.be”; s.email = “samzzi@gmail.com”;<br />
  3. 3. Origin?<br />Originated from Skunk Works, official alias for the Lockheed Advanced Development Projects<br />Responsible for U-2, SR-71 Blackbird, F-117 Nighthawk, F-22 Raptor, F-35 Lightning II .....<br />“An organization given a high degree of autonomy and unhampered by bureaucracy, tasked with working on advanced or secret projects”<br />
  4. 4. U-2<br />
  5. 5. SR-71 Blackbird<br />
  6. 6. F-117 Nighthawk<br />
  7. 7. F-22 Raptor<br />
  8. 8. F-35 Lightning II<br />
  9. 9. So basically....<br />
  10. 10. Insanely cool stuff made by seriously funky smart people.<br />Fo’ shizzle<br />
  11. 11. ‘Skunkworks project’<br />“A skunkworks project is one typically developed by a small and loosely structured group of people who research and develop a project primarily for the sake of radical innovation.”<br />
  12. 12. The team<br />Multi-disciplined is +<br />Everybody needs to trust eachother<br />Everybody on the same level though the one that came with the idea tends to take ownership<br />Teamwork and motivation is key<br />
  13. 13. It starts with an idea<br />Hell yeah, <br />clipart FTW <br />
  14. 14. Next steps<br />Put together a team (not too big)<br />Start designing, developing, creating ...<br />Finish it up<br />Push live<br />
  15. 15. 1 sprint<br />
  16. 16. No overthinking<br />
  17. 17. Just do it<br />copyright by nike .. blablabla (c) 2011<br />
  18. 18. Afterwards<br />Measure success and define next steps<br />Keep as is<br />Take down<br />Convert to normal project and create planning<br />
  19. 19. Cases<br />
  20. 20. Ninja’s<br />These Days recruiting campaign<br />3 people<br />6h from concept to live<br />1 tweet started it all... generated +-13,000 reactions<br />
  21. 21.
  22. 22. Fartcha<br />Just for funz (superawesomecool concept :p)<br />5 people<br />Kicked off with 1 coding night<br />Started 9 december – finished for 95%<br />... Live since this night (because I wanted to show u guyz )<br />
  23. 23. Meet Mojo<br />
  24. 24. Say bye bye mojo<br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26. Just don’t loose your project mojo because you’re seeing it to big or start overthinking it or because you’reafraid that not everything is just exactly like you wanted it to be.<br />Just do it <br />
  27. 27. Gelijkloon<br />To support a cause<br />4 people<br />6h from idea to live<br />1 tweet started it all<br />generated +2000 unique visits in less than a day (BE only)<br />(sorry for all that spam yesterday btw )<br />
  28. 28.
  29. 29. Why?<br />
  30. 30. For the kick of it <br />
  31. 31. http://labs.thesedays.com<br />http://www.stonecutters.be<br />
  32. 32. kthxbye<br />

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