Explore the General Store Prototyping exercise and Effort Scale graph.
- It's so easy to get stuck in the cycle…of talking about our ideas,…but in prototyping, it's all about action.…These two exercises will kickstart you into action…and make your prototyping more efficient.…The first exercise is modified from one…shared by IDEO.org designers that I call…the general store prototype generator.…Assemble your innovation team at a dollar store…or discount variety store.…For large teams, create smaller groups…of four to six people.…Give them 30 minutes and 20 dollars to explore the store…and craft a prototype using only materials…found in the store for one of the ideas you've discussed,…for example, prototyping wearable technology for teens.…
The restricted time and material constraints…will force the team to be nimble and scrappy…and supercharge their creativity.…When time is up, have the teams present the idea…of what they created, explaining how it could work.…If your experiment is for an app or software,…this exercise can be applied in a craft store,…where prototyping different, unique materials…
- What product innovation is and isn't
- Mapping your product innovation portfolio
- How business objectives set the stage for innovation
- Identifying the right problems
- Human-centered and data-centered innovation
- Exploring the ideation phase
- Effective testing and prototyping
- Launching and scaling
Skill Level Intermediate
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Product Management: Building a Product Roadmapwith Teg Grenager48m 30s Intermediate
1. Your Innovation Ecosystem
2. Preparation and Discovery Phase
3. Creating Ideas Phase
4. Testing and Prototyping Phase
5. Launching and Scaling Phase
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