be examining how getting specific with your vision early in the innovation
process helps you better achieve buy-in and expedited time to market, as well
as generate more overall interest and enthusiasm, in his session 'The Counterintuitive
Magic of Specificity.'
little more about Ron and why specificity and innovation are so important to
such a big deal?
thoughts and ideas. Giving shape to the vague, providing details of a story:
these are all very uniquely human traits that can aid the workflow process
considerably, but often can be overlooked or omitted.
obstacles that crop up in the middle of the workflow process that can really
stall innovative work. When you specify, you are swapping the opaque
back-and-forth for a clear, transparent path towards your vision.
along the lines of innovation?
creation of the TAC' (Total Appearance Capture) ecosystem. With TAC,
customers can take real materials and migrate them to the digital world. This
means measuring and modeling the appearance characteristics of a physical
material to enable unmatched realism and efficiency in virtual design. It's a
true breakthrough, and I am excited and impressed by their hard work.
Innovation community, what would you wish for?
tools that allow them to simultaneously unleash their creativity while
understanding exactly what they can expect to achieve when they create an
receive a patent (US5195601 and EP0512591) for an electronically controlled
four-wheel steering system. This was an exciting time in my career and it
was great to be recognized for creating something that was innovative and
helpful for vehicle dynamic control.
in design about which you are the most excited?
high-end visualization tools (hardware and software) that allow designers to
rapidly and easily express their creativity. I think we sometimes take advancements
in this area for granted and, for me, they are truly revolutionary.
color describes you best, and why?
It's a subtle blue ' like the sky on a sunny day. I am a positive person. Every
day I remind myself that the sky is the limit.
execute on your innovative vision.