Tag: Generating Solutions

Cause & Effect Diagram (Fishbone)

What is a Fishbone? A cause & effect diagram, also called a Fishbone and the Ishikawa Diagram, is a method to organize and test many variables that may be a contributing factor toward causing a particular effect or contributing to your problem. A fishbone is also a way of documenting a problem’s current state and

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The Power of Pretotyping

Pretotyping, I promise I’m not making things up, or at least I don’t think I am… Where a prototype is anything that you create to communicate your idea to a potential customer to obtain feedback so you may iterate and improve. Use whatever medium you deem most effective to communicating the concept, whether that medium

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Crazy 8’s

Crazy 8’s is a fun, hectic, and faced paced exercise and is great for rapid idea development on an individual basis. Quite often in brainstorming sessions, the most memorable ideas are the ones posed last irregardless of the quality of the last idea or how revolutionary the early concepts were. Crazy 8’s is a tool

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