A Remote Innovation Brainstorm Method

Destination Innovation

Here is a brainstorm method I call ‘The Postal Service’ You gather a group of say 6 to 10 people on a Zoom meeting and explain the challenge. The post A Remote Innovation Brainstorm Method appeared first on Destination Innovation. Gibbard and Tamborello.

Brainstorming on a White Board: Prompts and Techniques

IdeaScale

Brainstorming is the foundation of any innovation exercise and the foundation for most ideation sessions. Whether it’s simply ideating or specifically auditing a project, we have compiled a guide of the best questions to ask and techniques to use when brainstorming on a whiteboard.

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The 4 Golden Rules of Brainstorming

InnovationManagement

When innovating with your team, there are a few rules that are important regardless of the ideation session you’re conducting. In this article, we’ll outline the four golden rules of brainstorming and talk about how following them can improve your team’s innovative capabilities.

What is Brainstorming?

Pondr

Because brainstorming is basically coming up with ideas to find solutions, it is a process we do everyday. When it’s used more consciously, and curated into a workshop scenario, it becomes part of the ideation process or can be labelled part of design thinking.

In Search of the Perfect Brainstorm: An Update of Collaborative Ideation

InnovationManagement

The post In Search of the Perfect Brainstorm: An Update of Collaborative Ideation appeared first on InnovationManagement. Imaginary scenario: you have been invited to a meeting to explore new approaches to a wicked problem. Loudmouth Number 1 describes his solution.

The History of the Whiteboard and Ideation

IdeaScale

In this article, we will explore the long history of the whiteboard, demonstrate how it’s evolved in the last decade, and highlight why it’s so important for ideation. Innovators want to ideate fast and this is exactly what online whiteboards provide.

How to Break the 5 Habits That Hurt Ideation

InnovationManagement

Many companies find it hard to prioritize ideation. The post How to Break the 5 Habits That Hurt Ideation appeared first on InnovationManagement. Here are five ways to break the pattern and gather a wealth of ideas for your organization.

Can Ideation Build Community

IdeaScale

Ideation As Community. Contact us about building an ideation platform. The post Can Ideation Build Community appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice brainstorming community feedback ideation satisfactionIdeas pull us together. The history of communities shows they’re formed around ideas.

10 Clever Ways to Stop Ideation Bullies from Hogging Your Brainstorming Sessions

Innovation Excellence

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Brainstorming Techniques - How to Brainstorm by Yourself

HYPE Innovation

In general, people tend to brainstorm in groups. However, due to globalisation, organisational challenges, time, and resources, you see more and more companies organising idea campaigns in the cloud where participants are brainstorming and coming up with ideas on their own. In this post, I'm going explain to you solo brainstorming techniques that work. Ideation & Collaboration

Ideation Activities, Exercises and Templates (from Miro)

InnovationTraining.org

These top ideation activity templates from Miro can be used when working remotely or in the same room. Miro is a fantastic resource for finding idea generation activity templates for everything from empathy mapping and design sprints to brainstorming. Ideation Space.

Brainstorming with IdeaScale

IdeaScale

In my previous blog post , I discussed blue sky ideation. In this blog post, I’ll discuss how we can draw from brainstorming techniques to configure IdeaScale to support your organization in generating and collecting fresh and novel ideas. Last week, I enjoyed the latest episode of the Stanford Innovation Lab podcast about effective advance planning for a successful brainstorming session. Turn off voting for the brainstorming period.

The 10 Commandments of Effective Brainstorming

Gregg Fraley

Redefine Brainstorming If You Want Results. . It’s okay to hate Brainstorming. There have been many studies of brainstorming and articles written. The original guidelines of brainstorming (defer judgment, quantity of ideas, build on ideas, combine, etc.)

5 Best Practices for Planning an Internal Ideation Process

Viima

However, these are usually quick fixes, and when it comes to staying ahead of the curve and be innovative, you need more than a brainstorming session. Innovation Idea Management Ideation

Finding the Ideation and Product Development Balance

IdeaScale

At some point, you have to stop ideating and start putting those ideas into production. But for many businesses, finding the line between ideation and product development can be tricky. Want to learn more about balancing your ideation and product development processes, and how a great platform can help? The post Finding the Ideation and Product Development Balance appeared first on IdeaScale. IdeaScale balance brainstorming ideation product development

Brainstorming with IdeaScale

IdeaScale

In my previous blog post , I discussed blue sky ideation. In this blog post, I’ll discuss how we can draw from brainstorming techniques to configure IdeaScale to support your organization in generating and collecting fresh and novel ideas. Last week, I enjoyed the latest episode of the Stanford Innovation Lab podcast about effective advance planning for a successful brainstorming session. Turn off voting for the brainstorming period.

As the Manager, should you be present in the Brainstorm meeting?

Destination Innovation

With you there, it is very hard for your team to switch from normal meeting mode to creative brainstorm mode. Use brainstorm methods which depersonalise the ideas and encourage radical thinking. If you select the right type of brainstorm method you can overcome these issues and ensure that everyone contributes ideas and helps in the selection. I facilitated a brainstorm meeting for a marine engineering company.

11 Templates for Brainstorming

InnovationTraining.org

These top ideation and brainstorming templates from Miro can be used with your team remotely or in the same room. Interested in templates for brainstorming that you can even use with a team online? In this guide we will share some of the most popular brainstorming frameworks.

Brainstorming Rules (What are the Rules for Brainstorming Sessions?)

InnovationTraining.org

Brainstorming” as a concept was originally devised by Alex Osborn as a group ideation activity. What are the Rules for Brainstorming? Original Brainstorming Session Rules. IDEO Brainstorming Rules. Why set rules for brainstorming?

Boost Creativity by Thinking in Pictures

Destination Innovation

Let’s introduce more pictures into our meetings and in particular into our brainstorm meetings. Brainstorming and Ideation brainstorm crick and watson double helix image imagine picture random image visual thinkingImage by Levelord on Pixabay.

Jessica Day on Intrapreneurs, Ideation, and Innovation

IdeaScale

The training can be technical training in methods of brainstorming and innovating, or it could simply be a blueprint for what the company expects of them. The post Jessica Day on Intrapreneurs, Ideation, and Innovation appeared first on IdeaScale.

Harness the Random with this Method

Destination Innovation

Here is another brainstorm method for you to try – Roll the Dice. Brainstorming and Ideation brainstorm chance how to generate ideas ideation innovation roll the diceThe use of chance is a key element in lateral thinking.

#1: How to Implement Ideas from an Ideation Workshop

Flying Fish Lab

If you’ve ever held an ideation workshop, you know how fun it can be when people come up with fantastic ideas and everyone gets excited. It’s almost like it’s one of the great mysteries in life (or work) – how to implement ideas from an ideation workshop?

#1: How to Implement Ideas from an Ideation Workshop

Flying Fish Lab

If you’ve ever held an ideation workshop, you know how fun it can be when people come up with fantastic ideas and everyone gets excited. It’s almost like it’s one of the great mysteries in life (or work) – how to implement ideas from an ideation workshop?

The tools & templates used in a 3 day ideation brainstorm. (Part 1)

Board of Innovation

Recently I guided a 3 day ideation brainstorm for NGA at their HQ in London. The post The tools & templates used in a 3 day ideation brainstorm. IdeationThis is the first 3-day workshop of 2 sessions to explore & develop new opportunities for this global HR service provider. 8500 employees, +$850M turnover). In this post I’ll describe what tools we used to end up with a first selection of 13 concepts. Of course I. Read More.

Where do Innovative Ideas Come From?

Destination Innovation

Let’s imagine we were working in the design studio trying to brainstorm ways to create affordable urban housing. Brainstorming and Ideation Innovation Examples & Lessons affordable cutworks housing lego polybloc polyroom prefab scamper similes urban

Making Brainstorming Work

Rmukesh Gupta

One of the meta skills that organisations will need to develop if they are to flex their innovation muscle is the ability to do great brainstorming sessions. Earlier in the day, I stumbled onto the below video in which Bill Burnett talks about practices that can help you make your next brainstorming session highly productive. Top Reasons why brainstorming sessions fail: Too Less or Too Many people involved in the session.

To Innovate: Learn, Scaffold, Ideate

Gregg Fraley

To scaffold thinking, participants should explore the domain first, and related domains, before group ideation. This might include brainstorming alone, prior to a group session. Empathy is great, because that immersion into a user’s thinking — scaffolds your thinking towards ideation. This done before ideation. To innovate: learn, scaffold, ideate. Innovation is Learning.

29 Innovation Activities for Your Next Ideation

Innovation Excellence

I often get asked what activities a team should do in ideation to get better results and keep it fun. Consumer Innovation Creativity Feature Of The Week Innovation Processes & Tools Product Innovation Brainstorm collaboration competitive claims Corporate innovation empathy ice breakers ideation activities immersion Innovation Platforms Insights Team building

How to Brainstorm Better

InnovationManagement

Toy inventor Brendan Boyle talks about key concepts for making brainstorming sessions more effective, like including those adept at the technique and bringing together divergent and convergent thinkers. Videos brainstorm divergent thinking ideation innovation tool inspiration skills management techniques

4 Brainstorming Exercises for Introverts

Ideanote

How do we make brainstorming enjoyable, valuable and fun for everyone involved? Get 4 brainstorming exercises that get everybody’s creative juices flowing. Open office spaces, coffee machine chats, and brainstorming sessions. Today we’re tackling the brainstorming beast. Inspired by how we work as a team here at Ideanote and this post by Susan Cain, we have comprised a list of 4 brainstorming designs that introverts can get behind.

Structured Brainstorming – Walking the Tightrope

Ideanote

The post Structured Brainstorming – Walking the Tightrope appeared first on Ideanote. Digitalization Idea Management brainstorming collaboration Digital transformation digitalization fuzzy front end idea management idea management platform ideation innovation technology

Five Reasons Why You Should Think Like a Criminal

Destination Innovation

Brainstorming and Ideation Creativity Innovation Examples & Lessons anti-heroes criminal day of the jackal lateral thinker mastermind travis kalanickImage by Ryan McGuire on Pixabay. Have you seen the movie, The Day of the Jackal?

How to Set Up an Ideation Session that Delivers Breakthrough Results

Flying Fish Lab

If you want to come up with the next big thing (of course you do), you need to know how to run a proper ideation session. Let your next ideation session be the one that creates your organisation’s next big idea! Ideation: Planting the seeds of creativity.

How to Set Up an Ideation Session that Delivers Breakthrough Results

Flying Fish Lab

If you want to come up with the next big thing (of course you do), you need to know how to run a proper ideation session. Let your next ideation session be the one that creates your organisation’s next big idea! Ideation: Planting the seeds of creativity.

Should the Manager be in the Ideation Meeting?

Innovation Excellence

Build Capability Case Study Creativity Innovation Brainstorm deference facilitator ideation manager nominal pass the parcel PresentYou want to hold a meeting with your team in order to generate some really creative ideas. You would like the group to challenge assumptions, think differently and come up with plenty of radical proposals. Here is the dilemma. You naturally want to lead the meeting but should you be in the room at all?

More Ideation means more Innovation – Simple

Innovation Excellence

They report a significant correlation between ideation rates. Innovation Brainstorm idea management ideation Kellogg School of Management spigitSpigit is a leading innovation management software company. They recently published a research paper entitled ‘Quantifying a Culture of Innovation.’ ’ Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management carried out a study of data from 154 corporate customers of Spigit over a five year period.

IDEATION 2020: Online Brainstorm Facilitation Coaching

Idea Champions

clear vision), Idea Champions is thrilled to announce the launch of an exciting new offering -- an elegant way for its time-crunched, Conducting Genius graduates to upgrade the quality and impact of their brainstorming sessions. Choose from a series of 40 brainstorm facilitation modules.

There is such a thing as a bad idea! 10 Mistakes to avoid when brainstorming

The Future Shapers

While it can be fun to brainstorm at a round table strewn with multi-coloured markers, oddly-shaped sticky note pads, scattered candy, and Rubik’s Cubes, ideation sessions often prove to be wasted effort. Here we explore 10 common mistakes made when setting up brainstorming sessions.

Round Robin Brainstorming Technique: What It Is & How to Use It

InnovationTraining.org

Find out what the round robin brainstorming technique is and how to utilize it below. We’ve talked about brainstorming and ideation many times before, and that’s because it is an essential part of the innovation and design thinking process. Brainstorming rules.

Fast Company’s Brainstorming Fail

Gregg Fraley

Fast Company Article “Brainstorming is Dumb” Misses the Point. Brainstorming, Done Properly, Is Not a Tool, It’s A Multi-Step Process. And yet another major publication publishes a misleading article about brainstormingBrainstorming is Dumb. The big picture the article misses is that brainstorming is not a single tool, it’s a system. They mention Osborn in the article but don’t accept his definition of brainstorming.

How to structure a hybrid brainstorming workshop

Svava

Brainstorming workshops are powerful tools for ideation, collaboration and innovation as a team and company. Pre-pandemic most brainstorming sessions were hosted in a conference room, using a whiteboard and several post-it notes.

Brainstorming with innovator Laurie Steiner

Betterific

In this installment of brainstorming with an innovator , we invite Laurie Steiner , who won our wireless innovation competition. Laurie is not just a great ideator, but an amazing human being who gives so much of herself. See below to learn more about Laurie’s fascinating good deeds and how ADDHD is the secret sauce to her brainstorming. MW : What do you do when you’re not brainstorming on Betterific? Brainstorming with Uncategorized