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Ability to gather feedback and collaborate with others. Ideas should not be created in a vacuum. Prototype, prototype prototype & get constant feedback from potential users [almost 12 years ago]
What would you expect from a Innovation Tool ?
Flexible innovation process to help guide the inventor [almost 12 years ago]
What would you expect from a Innovation Tool ?
Mind Mapping - a technique for mapping out ideas, thoughts (note taking etc.) from Tony Buzan [about 12 years ago]
Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them
Six Thinking Hats - from Edward De Bono -- WHITE HAT – Data and Information RED HAT– Feelings, Intuition BLACK HAT– Caution, Negatives YELLOW HAT – Optimistic GREEN HAT – Growth, New Ideas BLUE HAT – Big Picture, Overview [about 12 years ago]
Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them
Lateral Thinking -- the inventor of the term - Edward De Bono [about 12 years ago]
Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them
Knowbrainer -- an accelerated creative thinking process from Gerald Haman [about 12 years ago]
Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them
Whack on the side of head - creative techniques from Roger Von Oech (he also has a card deck called the WhackPack) [about 12 years ago]
Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them
Combinatory Play - first mentioned in a letter by Einstein -- but Poincare, Hadamard and Koestler have all mentioned this technique for combining ideas to form new ideas (also mentioned by Andrew Hargadon) [about 12 years ago]
Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them
SCAMPER - Initial questions came from Alex Osborn (Creative Pioneer) – combined into mnemonic by Bob Eberle SUBSTITUE – What component can I substitute for something else? COMBINE – What can I combine this with to form something new? ADAPT – What can adapt or copy from another method? MODIFY / MAGNIFY – What can I modify, magnify about this? PUT TO OTHER USES – What other uses can I put this to? ELIMINATE – What can eliminate from this? REARANGE – What if I rearranged the components [about 12 years ago]
Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them
ThinkCubation - process to improve innovation projects - Kes Sampanthar (yes that's me!) [about 12 years ago]
Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them
World Idea Day - 1 million people, 1 million ideas. [over 12 years ago]
How can you make Innovation into the next big microtrend?
Create slogans, badges, t-shirts to promote 'Innovation Microtrend' or 'World Idea Day' [over 12 years ago]
How can you make Innovation into the next big microtrend?
Start a brainstorming club in a public place i.e. your local coffee shop, book shop or work. [over 12 years ago]
How can you make Innovation into the next big microtrend?
Can stage an 'event' that would attract media? i.e. brainstorm on a critical topic. Host an event around the globe on the same day to solve a world problem? [over 12 years ago]
How can you make Innovation into the next big microtrend?
UKJohn and Glitter please contact me at kes@metamemes.com and I will orgainze getting you your ThinkCubes. [over 12 years ago]
Innovation Competition: How can you promote / market a new innovative product
The winners are: UKJohn and Glitter with the following ideas: 1.Donate ThinkCube to non-profit organizations to help them develop innovative ideas. – glitter 2.Become a facilitator for live brainstorms on here - or in a chat room or a facility on your own site - and, if possible, use the ThinkCube as a guide to aid you in prompting participants. Have a different challenge each week. Log all the best ideas on your website. – UKJohn Thanks to everyone for participating and all your great ideas. [over 12 years ago]
Innovation Competition: How can you promote / market a new innovative product
Here is the link to my Blog Post: http://metamemes.typepad.com/beyond_brainstorming/2007/10/results-of-brai.html [over 12 years ago]
Innovation Competition: How can you promote / market a new innovative product
The results are in... I just posted on my blog the short list of the best ideas and the winners: [over 12 years ago]
Innovation Competition: How can you promote / market a new innovative product
Please feel to keep posting suggestions, but for the competition of winning a Free ThinkCube this is closed. [over 12 years ago]
Innovation Competition: How can you promote / market a new innovative product
Pick a different business name every day and ask customers to vote if they liked it or not. This is a slight variation of #1. [over 12 years ago]
Can you think of different "angles of attack" for this brainstorm?
Consult an neuroscientist to analyze people's brain reactions to different names. [over 12 years ago]
Can you think of different "angles of attack" for this brainstorm?
OK. So this brainstorm is closed. I tried to get in yesterday but Brainreactions said it was down for maintenance. Thank you so much for all the ideas. I will review all the ideas and I will announce the winner here and on my blog by tomorrow. [over 12 years ago]
Innovation Competition: How can you promote / market a new innovative product
Can you integrate with other social networking sites i.e. get a widget on facebook that shows current brainstorms that people are involved in. Add functionality to share 'interesting' brainstorms and invite people to join. [over 12 years ago]
how can brainreactions attract a larger audience
Have hosted brainstorms on high profile topics -- invite famous people to participate. Have innovations experts come and host as well. Drum up some publicity by using the host PLUS interesting topics i.e. Al Gore on global warming [over 12 years ago]
how can brainreactions attract a larger audience
Categorize brainstorms i.e. new ideas for companies, business problems, new inventions, solving world problems, technology brainstorms etc. [over 12 years ago]
How can we improve this online brainstorming service?
Check out some of the work of Edward De Bono - father of lateral thinking: http://books.google.com/books?as_auth=Edward+De+Bono&ots=7TbdTqWe1Q&sa=X&oi=print&ct=title [over 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
Use an innovation process like 'ThinkCubation'(http://www.metamemes.com/downloads/QuickStart.pdf). It gathers together some of the best techniques and methods that can be followed to generate lots of new ideas and through this iterative process the likelihood of discovering a breakthrough are greatly increased. [over 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
Leverage the 4 fundamentals of Innovation: FUNDAMENTAL 1 - Innovation happens at the intersection of domains and fields, FUNDAMENTAL 2 - Breakthrough ideas come from playing with ideas and forming new connections, FUNDAMENTAL 3 - Incubation is a powerful and important part of any innovation process, FUNDAMENTAL 4 – Brainstorming is a skill to be practiced and perfected - these are described in this blog post: http://metamemes.typepad.com/beyond_brainstorming/2007/06/what-is-an-inno.html [over 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
Use creative tools like the WhackPack (http://www.creativewhack.com/product.php?productid=64&cat=1&page=1), Knowbrainer (http://www.solutionpeople.com/kbtool.htm) and ThinkCube (www.metamemes.com) [over 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
Use creative techniques like SCAMPER [over 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
Write a detailed blog about how you wrote the book and describe every step of the way of publishing it, marketing it etc. Include the details about how different tactics helped sales and promotions. [over 12 years ago]
What are ways to publicize or market a book for people who want to write?
Publish as an e-book, sell it for 99 cents for a limited time and give all the money away to charity. This will get the buzz about the book out there while helping a worthy cause. [over 12 years ago]
What are ways to publicize or market a book for people who want to write?
Use a similar marketing strategy to Seth Godin when he released his book on 'Purple Cow Marketing'. Here is a blog post about how he did it: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2007/03/purple_cow_redu.html [over 12 years ago]
What are ways to publicize or market a book for people who want to write?
Note: The winner will be annouced on 10/21/2007 on this forum and my blog - http://metamemes.typepad.com/beyond_brainstorming/ [over 12 years ago]
Innovation Competition: How can you promote / market a new innovative product
Sample Idea: Use this online brainstorming forum to run a competition to generate ideas. [over 12 years ago]
Innovation Competition: How can you promote / market a new innovative product
It would also be nice to have a way to be able to add discussion topics to a brainstorm which is separate to the ideas i.e. 'Add Comment' [over 12 years ago]
How can individual brainstorms and brainstorming enhance on BrainReactions.net?
A visual representation of the ideas and the connections would be a great way of viewing a partcular 'brainstorm' in progress. Using something like mind maps to represent ideas. [over 12 years ago]
How can individual brainstorms and brainstorming enhance on BrainReactions.net?
Getting businesses to sponsor or offer prizes for solving their business problems. [over 12 years ago]
How could you use this online brainstorming to solve real business problems?
Adding creative techniques and other stimulation could also enhance brainstorms. Random word techniques to allow participants to try and combine the random word with the brainstorming topic/goal. [over 12 years ago]
How can individual brainstorms and brainstorming enhance on BrainReactions.net?
Live brainstorming works really well when people interact and get engaged. It is much harder to foster that same feeling of engagement and interaction on an online forum. Live chat rooms will work really well, combining that with some principles from computer game design could make for a very engaging experience. [over 12 years ago]
How can individual brainstorms and brainstorming enhance on BrainReactions.net?