12 Steps for making innovative project ideas. A good plan for individual creativity

Innovation can be the result of analytical thinking of an individual to solve a particular problem. Brainstorming by a group of people can bring better innovation often. Your thought for innovation is great, I agree with it and recommend highly.
Innovative project ideas are result of concrete planning and a lot of thought works. Similarly innovative software project ideas are the results of thinking on problem solving of day to day life.
To make an innovative idea for your project, following points might help.

The 12 Steps making innovative projects.

#1: Keep a notebook for writing down innovation (The innovation master book)

#2: Write down micro problems around you in real life, day to day on this book

#3: Ask your near and dear one about micro tasks they do daily and write them down

#4: Make out of the box thinking

#5: List down all ideas you get at first glance, do not ignore any ideas ever.

#6: Make this list growing for a particular period of time, say for a week or for a month.

#7: Categorize problems

#8: List also how they are getting solved in traditional way in short sentences.

#9: Prioritization on the problem solution combination

#10: Make sure, the project idea is a micro project you can cover on your project, (do not make your project scope too big)

#11: Ensure, you are not reinventing the wheel. (do not duplicate something)

#12: Collaborate, reply on this page with your top 10 list of ideas, we are happy to discuss further on every topic you posted.

This plan is applicable for your new innovative ideas in electronics, computer engineering, software project or any engineering technology branches..

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