The Buzz session

Buzz session as type of brainstorming This method was developed by J.D. Phillips (1948). A small group drawn from a larger group that discuss a specific...

Gordon-Little variation

Progressive Revelation technique  Types of Brainstorming This technique was suggested by William Gordon while he was working for the Arthur D. Little Invention Design Unit in...

20 Best Time-Management Lessons

Author: Étienne Garbugli, Montreal-based designer 1. There's always time. Time is priorities You never run out of time. If you didn't finish something by the time...

Brainwriting game

Brainwriting game technique This method is set in the form of competitive game.  As long as the game atmosphere is fun rather than overly competitive,...

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...

Trigger method

Trigger method as the type of brainstorming Types of Brainstorming The trigger method is often used in conjunction with classical brainstorming (Bujake, 1969). This method is based...

Team Idea mapping

Team Idea mapping, the essence and procedure steps The team idea mapping method is based on association. It may improve collaboration and increase the quantity...

C. Jung’s “16 associations” test as a problem solving method

Exercise-test "16 associations" 1. Author and history Carl Jung created and began to use the word association test in 1910-1916 to unravel the subconscious. He discovered...

The Pin card technique

Basic Types of Brainstorming: Pin card technique  Pin-Card technique is another variation of Brainwriting method developed by the Battelle Institute (H. Geschka, et al., 1981) The...

Freewriting – Subconscious creative technique

Freewriting  1. Authors: Louise Dunlap, Peter Elbow, Natalie Goldberg and Mark Levy 2. History Such writers as Nikolai Gogol, William Yates, Victor Hugo, Honore de Balzac, Anatole...

How to solve a problem – checklist  by G. Polya

 Polya's checklist   Author: Hungarian mathematician George Polya (1887–1985), one of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th century. History: In 1945  George Polya proposed the four-step...

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...