How Ideas Become Products: Managing Innovation
Anyone remember Schoolhouse Rock? Several years ago they made a video of a bill singing on the steps of Capitol Hill, hoping and praying that he would become a law. The video taught us the process by which bills turn into laws.
This topic proposes exploring a different sort of transformation -- how ideas turn into products. The specifics of managing an innovation process -- one that identifies promising ideas, vets them, and develops the best into products that satisfy customers -- is a mystery to many project managers. This session will discuss specific methods for innovation.