101 Design Methods: A Structured Approach for Driving by Vijay Kumar

By Vijay Kumar

The 1st step by step guidebook for profitable innovation making plans

Unlike different books at the topic, a hundred and one layout tools techniques the perform of making new items, providers, and purchaser reviews as a technology, instead of an artwork, offering a realistic set of collaborative instruments and techniques for making plans and defining profitable new choices. Strategists, managers, designers, and researchers who adopt the problem of innovation, regardless of an absence of validated techniques and a excessive chance of failure, will locate this a useful source. newcomers can research from it; managers can plan with it; and practitioners of innovation can increase the standard in their paintings via concerning it.

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How have the ideas transformed as it is incorporated into other publications? Moreover, be prepared to reiterate searches if needed. If the publications in the search result appear to be either too general or not directly related, then modify your keywords and search again. STEP 5: Summarize findings. Share the summaries with team members and engage in conversations to find insights about the topic. Visualizing the results from bibliometrics based on the occurrences of keywords using diagrams can reveal patterns to better understand what is being written about in the topic.

Recognize patterns of similar trends developing together. These might help you speculate on future directions and see how certain trends might affect your project. STEP 4: Capture insights as overlays on the matrix. Discuss and document your team’s insights about trend patterns, how leading trends are affecting major changes, and speculations about how things might develop. Highlight these insights as overlays on the matrix for easy reading and sharing. 10 Convergence Map Visualizing converging fields and seeing opportunities for innovation at the overlaps E X A M P L E P R O J E C T: F ood Wellness -Diabetes Convergence (2008) Food Production ($1581B) Weather insurance Drought resistant seeds Green collar workers Heritage varieties Agriculture highschools Food-tracking systems Locavores Safe food Community gardens Rooftop farms Hygienic food packaging Composting Microfinancing Mobile data delivery to Vertical agriculture BoP (Base of the Pyramid) farmers cooperatives Farmers markets Portion controlled foods Locavores Healthy vending Organic foods Pesticide free Nutritional labels Weight control Work-life balance Yoga Reduce, reuse, recycle Meditation Active leisure Food aid Food desert Door-to-door food delivery Functional foods Diabetes awareness Eating well, eating right Green cleaning Food warehouses Farm to school Home garden Hydroponics Seed banks Moderate eating Wellness ($118B) Online health websites Self diagnosis tools Monitoring conditions/ symptoms Uneven healthcare delivery Multiple medication management Meal timing Insulin pens Diabetes ($92B) Industries are not only transforming at accelerating rates, but they are converging and providing unique areas for businesses to innovate.

STEP 5: Summarize the Key Facts into a coherent rationale. Use this as a starting point for molding the primary objective for innovation. Let the Key Facts also point to additional research needed. H ow it works STEP 1: Define the general topic. This may come from a client brief or it can be self-determined. Establish boundaries within which most important aspects of the topic reside. However, be flexible to extend these boundaries as new research findings emerge. STEP 2: Identify sources of credible information about the topic.

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