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Summary

A four-part process for defining problems in a way that invites innovative solutions.

This article was first published in the September 2012 issue of Harvard Business Review.

©2012 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College, All Rights Reserved (P)2012 Audible Inc.

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interesting

good explanation of the subject with real life examples to illustrate the issues and points

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Questions for innovation

Innovations through deeper questioning to drive to root problems and more questions for developing the right solution.

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Inspiring

A great read for those seeking to be inspired and get their innovative juices flowing

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Insightful

Great insight into project planning and some extremely useful questions. Will be using these in my projects moving forward.

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Did you solve the right problem?

A succinct paper and well read. In essance it is all about creating a problem statement. That us the key and that's what I discovered.

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Good stuff

insightful and thought provoking. If you are from the design world then it's nothing new though

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Thoughtful article

Well worth a listen for free. Finding the right question is half the battle. This gives some good insight.