Process: Ideation stage to R&D plan for the iPot starting 2015-04-15 ending 2015-07-10

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Outputs

Scheduled:

R&D report @Ideation stage 1.00 Idea due July 10, 2015

Work

Planned Work: (Requirements are ordered by due date)

Work - Writing: 2.00 Time - Hours due April 15, 2015

Use the "Project main doc" document to briefly describe the main idea behind this project. Use this information to improve the Project page as well as the Project path to market page.
This description can contain sketches. photos, description of the thing to be made, needs it responds to or applications, etc.

Taken by Tibi
Work events:
April 15, 2015 0.75 Time - Hours Done by Tibi

Created project planning (R&D and conditions) in NRP-VAS
Created project webpage
https://sites.google.com/site/sensoricahome/home/what-we-do/projects/sensor-technology-to-support-local-food-systems/microgarden-control-systems/ipot
communicated that the SENSORICA and to the eCG group.

Work - General product design: 1.00 Idea due April 15, 2015

IDENTIFY THE OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE SOMETHING
What is the problem that we are solving, or the desire we are addressing?

DELIVERABLE: a document that maps the landscape, argue why there there is an opportunity to develop something new. Present existing alternatives.

Unassigned
Work - Design Electronics: 1.00 Time - Hours due April 15, 2015

If no product exist, then develop concept
IDENTIFY ALL FUNCTIONS / FEATURES AND CAN BE LINKED TO THE PRODUCT
Identify the required components for each feature
Assess the readiness level of each component for intended usage

Unassigned
Work - General product design: 1.00 Idea due April 15, 2015

WHAT EXISTS IN RELATION WITH THIS PROBLEM or DESIRE.

# Search what is commercially available around the world to address the opportunity
# Search what is being developed in the science community
# Search what is being developed in the open/ sharing community
# Search existing patent and patents pending for similar products/ devices

Unassigned

Process context:

Pattern: Intellectual - Design
Context: iPot
Order: Work order 161 for R&D plan for the iPot due: 2015-05-06

Previous processes:

Next processes:

Design considerations to R&D plan for the iPot starting 2015-04-17 ending 2015-06-30


Process notes:

Ideation is the first step in an R&D process. During this stage you create a rough description of what it is to be made, which responds to a specific need.

This stage is also called Concept Development": Identify Needs of target Market; Alternative concepts generated and evaluated; Refinement & Selection of the bests for further development and testing; (Concept - description of form, function and features accompanied by a set of specs, besides analysis of concurrents and an economic justification of the project.

OUTPUT: a description of the idea in the Main document of the project.