During Phase 1, each individual will submit their own idea for an innovation along with a model they find useful for evaluating its merits. Each team member is responsible for completing research on various models. While there are several models in circulation for evaluating innovations, such as The Lean StartUp Plan, NOMMAR, SNIFF, and the linear and mental models of innovation, innovators should not feel constrained by any particular model. Feel free to borrow elements from multiple models to develop one that would work best to most effectively evaluate your own innovation.
Teams will then review all of the submissions and choose the most promising idea to pursue
Really important. I am a capitalist and businesses need to make money. Even a non-profit needs to pay its employees. Do not give me a bunch of sweetness and light about how great the business will be for the world unless you can show me the money too.
Paper content is comprehensive and accurate. All assignment criteria are met. Innovation is explained and supported with relevant research
Content is comprehensive and accurate, and definitions are clearly stated. Research is adequate, timely, and relevant, and addresses all of the issues stated in the assignment criteria.
Reference page is present and fully inclusive of all cited sources. Documentation is appropriate and citation style is usually correct.
Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used.