IDG Contributor Network: No more Post-It’s: The case for software in your digital innovation sessions

With so much interest and activity around innovation workshops, design thinking workshops and other forms of event-based idea generation (ideation) sessions in support of digital transformation initiatives, it’s time to re-visit the age-old Post-It’s versus software debate.

Of course, a well-run ideation session using Post-It’s will trump a less-effectively run session using software every time, so it’s more about the magician (in this case the facilitator) and the overall process, including the participant experience and engagement level, than his or her specific tools.

Some of the key items to consider before you think about technology include setting appropriate goals and objectives, engaging the right participants to support these objectives, giving participants sufficient upfront context setting prior to brainstorming, and keeping them engaged throughout the session.

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With so much interest and activity around innovation workshops, design thinking workshops and other forms of event-based idea generation (ideation) sessions in support of digital transformation initiatives, it’s time to re-visit the age-old Post-It’s versus software debate.

Of course, a well-run ideation session using Post-It’s will trump a less-effectively run session using software every time, so it’s more about the magician (in this case the facilitator) and the overall process, including the participant experience and engagement level, than his or her specific tools.

Some of the key items to consider before you think about technology include setting appropriate goals and objectives, engaging the right participants to support these objectives, giving participants sufficient upfront context setting prior to brainstorming, and keeping them engaged throughout the session.

To read this article in full, please click here

IDG Contributor Network: No more Post-It’s: The case for software in your digital innovation sessions

With so much interest and activity around innovation workshops, design thinking workshops and other forms of event-based idea generation (ideation) sessions in support of digital transformation initiatives, it’s time to re-visit the age-old Post-It’s versus software debate.

Of course, a well-run ideation session using Post-It’s will trump a less-effectively run session using software every time, so it’s more about the magician (in this case the facilitator) and the overall process, including the participant experience and engagement level, than his or her specific tools.

Some of the key items to consider before you think about technology include setting appropriate goals and objectives, engaging the right participants to support these objectives, giving participants sufficient upfront context setting prior to brainstorming, and keeping them engaged throughout the session.

To read this article in full, please click here

With so much interest and activity around innovation workshops, design thinking workshops and other forms of event-based idea generation (ideation) sessions in support of digital transformation initiatives, it’s time to re-visit the age-old Post-It’s versus software debate.

Of course, a well-run ideation session using Post-It’s will trump a less-effectively run session using software every time, so it’s more about the magician (in this case the facilitator) and the overall process, including the participant experience and engagement level, than his or her specific tools.

Some of the key items to consider before you think about technology include setting appropriate goals and objectives, engaging the right participants to support these objectives, giving participants sufficient upfront context setting prior to brainstorming, and keeping them engaged throughout the session.

To read this article in full, please click here