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Monday, May 25, 2009

Innovation Crafting

Innovation Crafting

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Two Ways to Getting Convinced

I had a new found friend and while discussing he mentioned

"I generally do not do things if I am not convinced"

This got me thinking, and I realized in a moment of amazing insight

" I generally get convinced by doing unknown things first"

These two approaches really make the "How to Innovate" mix I think.

The best approach most likely is somewhere in between ...............where in between?

Monday, May 18, 2009

What is an Idea?

My post to the Yahoo group on Ideas!

Hi All,

What is an Idea? I presume all of us have assumed that we know the answer. Believe me, we dont. Please try to answer this, "what is an idea?"

Here are what we have realized and since ideas are not cheap or easily available as mentioned by some of the posts before, we have designed IDEA CRAFTING Workshops. Believe me , idea crafting is very HARD. People have given us the feedback that we havent thought so much in a single day ever as we have done in these workshops.The reason why ideas dont come easy to us - is very simply - our minds are not designed to think! Thinking is a process - and biggest most baffling reason for not able to ideate or think is our increased expertise or what I call Psychological inertia of core competence.

IDEAS are those thoughts that bring in the genesis of change – many times fundamental. These are thoughts that one doesn’t get in regular run-of-the-mill thinking.

IDEAS can happen serendipitously in human mind. They can happen at any time. They can be fleeting glimpses of problem solutions, can be dreams of possible new opportunities, can be new design structures or simply new experiences.

IDEAS doesn’t happen just like that. They come to prepared minds. Only prepared minds can transform these thoughts into change. It requires an ability to generate and execute at the same time.

IDEAS need to be crafted through orchestrated immersion. Contrary to popular belief of organization having lots of ideas and it is all about execution, our experiences show ideas need to be crafted through orchestrated immersion of minds that work inside and with the enterprises.

Monday, May 11, 2009

May 21st Workshop at Hyderabad

SciTech Patent Art Services, Hyderabad and Crafitti Consulting Private Limited, Bangalore offer a unique workshop on Inventions, Innovations and Patents using the Russian Methodology named Teoriya Resheniya Izobreatatelskikh Zadatch or Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ), on 21st May 2009 at Hyderabad.

Please visit Crafitti Site for more details

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