- Creativity techniques: Brainstorming
- Reverse Brainstorming
- Combined brainstorming
- Question brainstorming
- Stop-and-go Brainstorming
- Gordon-Little variation
- Rawlinson brainstorming
- Kaleidoscope Brainstorming Technique
- Wildest Idea Technique
- Individual brainstorming
- Individual brainwriting
- Group brainwriting technique
- Brainwriting pool (BP)
- 6-3-5 Brainwriting
- The Gallery method
- Brainwriting game
- Constrained brainwriting
- Round-Robin and Roundtable brainstorming
- Group passing technique
- Nominal group technique
- The Buzz session
- Rolestorming technique
- Rotating roles
- Blue slips technique
- The Pin card technique
- The K-J method
- Snowballing technique
- Team Idea mapping
- The classic cluster brainstorming method
- Card story boards
- Trigger method
- Imaginary brainstorming
- Air cliché
- Visual brainstorming
- Electronic or online brainstorming
- Brainstorming Deluxe
- Brainsketching as an idea-generation technique
- The Military brainstorming version
This technique helps to reveal many different aspects of the topic.
1. Write the topic or word in the in the center of the paper and draw a circle.
2. Take about 5-10 minutes and just jot words all around your word. It is nessessery freely to write down anything that comes to your mind. Any editing and erasing and corrections are not allowed.
3. Circle your new words, draw lines and make connections to the initial word.
4. Agaun just start writing new words about your words on the paper. Do not analyze and edit your work.
5. Evaluate and develop your ideas
There are some different ways of this method implementation:
a) Use a big white board to brainstorm as a group.
b) Have everyone write some ideas on their own cluster brainstorm, then come together and write it on the big white board.