Module 2: Problem-Solving & Idea Evaluation
Setting the stage for divergent thinking is vital to stimulate you, your team, or your participant’s ability to think creatively.
Generally, ideation aims to explore a wide solution space, having both a large number of ideas and diversity among them. This process requires creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. By considering the following three aspects upfront, you can activate this:
The participants. Innovation doesn’t happen in isolation; therefore, collaboration is key. Invite people with different skills, expertise, and perspectives to engage, interact, and stimulate multi-disciplinary cooperation.
A room sets behavior. It determines the way we move, behave, and interact. We need a space that fosters collaboration and dialogue, which is designed to encourage movement, agility, and has the opportunity to visualize findings and ideas.
A well-designed approach composed of different methodologies and tools. Apply an agile and customer-focused mindset and a non-linear, step-by-step process like Design Thinking, Agile, or Lean.
people, place, process