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The Operations Management Complete Toolbox (Collection) by Arthur V. Hill, Randal Wilson

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I2 – A software vendor of Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) systems.

See Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS).

ideation – A group brainstorming process that seeks to generate innovative thinking for new product development from of a group of people.

According to Graham and Bachmann (2004), ideation is done in the conceptual phase (the fuzzy front end) of the design process. Ideation has strict disciplines but allows for free-wheeling imagination. The process identifies the specific issue in need of rethinking, rethinks it in a fresh way, and evaluates the practical advisability of the resulting ideas.

See brainstorming, causal map, Kano Analysis, New Product Development (NPD), Nominal Group Technique (NGT), TRIZ.

IDOV – See Design for ...

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