SCAMPER YOUR WAYTO INNOVATION
One of the most amazing brainstorming tools I have ever come across is called SCAMPER. It helps you look at something that exists today in a new light so that you can actually create what’s needed tomorrow. The reason the students love it is that they don’t “have to be creative” on the spot; they just have to analyze the product or service against the SCAMPER questions.
Let’s look at the origin of SCAMPER; then I’ll walk you through the questions, give you a few examples for today’s marketplaces, and take you through a SCAMPER exercise from my course.
THE ORIGIN AND USE OF SCAMPER
One of the techniques that Alex Osborn liked to employ in his late-career brainstorming sessions was asking SCAMPER ...