Method of focal objects

Method of focal objects (MFO) 1. Authors  American scientist Charles Whiting (1958), predecessor – German psychologist Friedrich Kunze “Method of catalog” (1926), follower Edward de Bono...

Braindrawing

This technique can be used  when a group of people prefer non-verbal methods of creativity. Braindrawing works by providing non-verbal stimulus to the creative...

Rightbraining

It is used as a visual method of creating ideas.  It also can be used also as a change from other creative methods. Mechanisms • Partially complete...

Visual brainstorming

Visual brainstorming technique is a graphic ideation, when group members sketch solutions to a problem. The sketches are used as a springboard for more...

Battelle-Buildmappen-Brainwriting

The Battelle-Buildmappen-Brainwriting (BBB) method was developed by researchers at the Battelle Institute in Frankfurt, Germany. (J. N Warfield, H. Geschka and R. Hamilton, 1975). The...

Air cliché

This technique (author Arthur Van Gundy) is the combination of a fun atmosphere, a structured brainstorming procedure, and brainwriting. This idea generation activity helps groups...

Imaginary brainstorming

This method is like Classic Brainstorming, but with a slight differences. Procedure Steps 1. The leader creates a problem statement. When defining the problem make sure...

Trigger method

The trigger method is often used in conjunction with classical brainstorming (Bujake, 1969). This method based on repetition. One idea triggers another and another...

Card story boards

It is an “idea’ organizing” method using tree logic.  With card story boards, the facilitator can concentrate on idea-generation of particular topics and sub-topics...

The classic cluster brainstorming method

The Bubble Method This technique helps to reveal many different aspects of the topic. Procedure Steps: 1. Write the topic or word in the in the center...

Team Idea mapping

The team idea mapping method is based on association. It may improve collaboration and increase the quantity of ideas, and is designed so that...

Snowballing technique

It is so called on the analogy of the increasing size of a snowball when rolled down a snow-covered slope. Snowball samples begin from...