Combine Brainstorming with Cause and Effect Diagram (Ishikawa)


 
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Combine Brainstorming with Cause and Effect Diagram (Ishikawa)
Daryll Brown
I find that combining Brainstorming with a Cause and Effect Diagram (Ishikawa) helps to generate ideas while the structure of the diagram helps to keep the ideas flowing. If the team comes to a stop on one branch then you encourage them to move on to another to keep them thinking.
 

 
Fishbone Diagram in Brainstorming
Christian D. Clores, Director, Philippines, Member
You can indeed consider using a Fishbone Diagram as a guide for a brainstorming session.
This allows all involved to focus on one particular over...Sign up
 

 
Extra Fishbone Branch When Brainstorming?
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
You might want to consider adding one extra branch 'miscellaneous ideas' to be able to capture creative ideas in areas you didn't think about before t...Sign up
 

 
Brainstorming Software
Christian D. Clores, Director, Philippines, Member
@Jaap de Jonge (Editor): That will do.. You might want to consider software like Mindmap of ConceptDraw Office also...Sign up
 

   

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