Sweid's Template Creativity Techniques

 

SWEID's Template of Creativity Techniques

Shaded Dark Blue font: Biggest impact /  Italic blue: Next best /  Rest black: Third best

 

(1)

Doubt

(2)

Talk 10 min

(3)

Discuss

(4)

Ask Experts

(5) Write, & Organize: Mindmap etc

(6) Research, internet etc.

(7) Persevere till idea is found

(8) Music, walk

(9)

Observe: needs, missing

(10) Experimenting

(11) Brainstorming

(11)a Enough Sleep, break, change

(12)

 Analysis: List aspects

(13)

Ask All Questions:

What, how etc

 

(14) Characteristic aspects

(15)

Core concept?

(16)

Modifying features

 

(17)

Strike Analogies

(18) Combine with similar

(19)

Go to similar and analyze

(20)

Back and discover same features

(21)

Borrow features from similar

(22)

Multiple trip Analogies

(23)

Synthesis, combinations

(24)

Link to markets etc

(25)

Matrix

(26)

Combining in a new way

(27)

Adaptation to markets etc.

(28)

Combining Multiple parts and functions

(29) Specialization, niche etc

Combining with Random concept

 

 

 

 

(30)

WHY? Causes and purpose

(31)

Multiple successive WHYs

(32) Goals, Target, main purpose, Priorities

( 33) The Big Picture: How does it fit within the big picture?

 

 

(34)

Needs?.

(35)

Problems?

(36)

Strong and weak points

(37)

What is missing?

(38)

Look ahead: Future

 

(39)

Inspiring 100 + questions

(40)

Association with random ideas

(41)

Amplify positive

(42)

Modify  dimensions: Exaggerate

(43)

Fantasy: Ideal Solution

(44)

Make it better

(45) Make it different

(46) New uses for existing idea

(47) Existing ideas to new people

(48)

Think success

(49)

Think big

(50)

Trends

(51) Best practices?

(52) Inspiring Visuals

 

 

 

 

(53) Correct statement of problem

(54) Seek Multiple solutions

(55) Imagine problem solved

(56) Fishbone diagram: Causes, effect

All above Techniques