Classical Brainstorming

Brainstorming: Essence, rules and steps  1. Author Alex Osborn (May 24, 1888 Bronx, New York  – May 5, 1966  Buffalo, New York).  American сreativity theorist and...

Nominal group technique

Nominal group technique: fundamental principles, essential characteristics and procedure steps This technique was originally developed by A. L. Delbecq and A. H. VandeVen  (1971),  and has...

Braindrawing

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

Constrained brainwriting

Brainwriting pool technique with constraints This method is a version of the standard Brainwriting pool technique. Participants constrain ideas around pre-determined focus, rather than ranging freely....

Brainstorming Deluxe

Value-added brainstorming Author: Greg Bachman, 2000 The process of generating new ideas is divided into five stages, steps or segments. This method structures the flow...

Wildest Idea Technique

Generating truly outrageous and fantasy ideas Types of Brainstorming The underlying application of this tool is to discover breakthrough ideas for process, product, or service improvements. This...

Stop-and-go Brainstorming

Stop-and-go Brainstorming technique Types of Brainstorming The brainstorming session is divided up into segments. Ideas are generated for three to five minutes and then the group is...

Rolestorming technique

Rolestorming technique: he essence and procedure steps This method was developed by Griggs (1985) and described by VanGundy (1988). Participants take on another identity and view problems...

Blue slips technique

Blue slips technique as the type of group brainstorming  Method was developed by C. C. Crawford of the University of Southern California (USA) in the 1920s. It...

Brainwriting pool (BP)

Brainwriting pool This variation of brainstorming was developed by the Battlle Institute of Frankfurt, Germany. The brainwriting pool is an idea-generating tool in which new...

Rotating roles

Rotating roles, variations and procedure steps Rotating between roles allows participants to bring forward different views in that role or position as a process owner...

The classic cluster brainstorming method

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 of...