Mind Mapping A mind map is a diagram used to organize information visually. A mind map is hierarchical and shows relationships among pieces of the whole. Other terms for mind maps include brainwriting and concept mapping. The type of diagram is called [...]
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Fishbone Diagram An explanation will be added soon. See also: Inventory Making
Brainstorming With Sticky Notes This method for generating ideas is a nominal group technique (people are nominally in a group but mostly work on their own). Each participant is given either a pad of sticky notes or a set number, perhaps [...]
Alternative Words Approach Create a list of synonyms and use them to stimulate new thinking.
Brainstorming / Idea Generation The process of generating ideas. Also known as generating alternatives. The term "brainstorming" was coined by Alex Osborn (the ‘O' in advertising agency BBDO) in 1938 and described in his book Applied Imagination, this is the classic [...]