Plot Structure - A Cheatsheet to Popular Plot Formulas... The One Page Novel online course is now open! How to Use Plot Formulas Plotting If you’re a new writer, a plot structure or plot formula is your shortcut to writing a great story. NBS: Design Thinking and Business I'm collecting quotes and references here to get an overview of who's saying what about design thinking as applied to business. The idea is still young and in development; it seems we're only now reaching the conversation stage that leads to differing points of view. I welcome suggestions for additions or corrections. —Victor Lombardi, March 2005 Engineering, medicine, business, architecture and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent - not with how things are but with how they might be - in short, with design.
Innovation is Not Creativity My colleague Chris Trimble and I have polled hundreds of managers, asking them to define innovation. Usually, managers equate innovation with creativity. But innovation is not creativity. Pro Materia > Services Established in 1999, Pro Materia creates an efficient framework around contemporary design projects in order to support designers and companies reaching their goals and to promote them with a long term vision. Its aim is that more design projects start gaining depth and relevancy. The one and only ingredient is in fact to add a human and creative value to the process behind products and services. Added to Pro Materia, Rouge Design is its brand new activity, positioning itself more than a creative platform that offers – thanks to its Pro Materia experience - its design expertise to Belgian and foreign companies.
8 Powerful Visual Creative Thinking Techniques with Editable Templates Great ideas don’t just occur. In order to come up with some great new idea, you need to have the right knowledge and experience, and the ideal circumstance. However, there are techniques that you can use to boost your creative thinking skills. In this post, we’ll look into creative thinking techniques that will help accelerate the process. You can start right away with the editable templates provided. What is Creative Thinking? Eric Von Hippel's Homepage Four Basic Lectures These videos are posted on YouTube by MIT OpenCourseWare. You are free to use and download them as you like under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license. I hope you find them useful.
Creative Thinking: Techniques and Tools for Success Module 1 In the first module we focus on the basic principles of creativity and highlight its importance in tackling global challenges. Creativity is explored and applied at two different levels, lower and higher-level creativity. Throughout, we're aiming to provoke your thoughts and develop your creative mind through varied activities and interactions. Module 2 In this module, we will look at how we can augment our creativity using different methods of Brainstorming, a creativity approach that aids the generation of ideas in solving a stated problem. We particularly focus on the application of brainstorming tools in group activities, with the aim of enabling you to understand, evaluate and apply different types of brainstorming techniques in your own context.
Six tools to improve your creativity during an innovation process — Business Model Innovation Lab Mind maps are usually a great way to organize ideas. We can use them to explore associations and divergences between ideas, clustering all those concepts coming from ideation. Mind maps will help to identify underlying trends, cleaning redundancies and narrowing our scope to fewer concepts to work with. KTM Advance: Serious Games @ KTM Advance " KTM 3D Simulation " KTM Advance acquires "Play All" technology and provides real-time 3D simulation to its customers. KTM Advance launches a new range of solutions : Business Simulator
Creativity Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed, such as an idea, a scientific theory, an invention, a literary work, a painting, a musical composition, a joke, etc. Scholarly interest in creativity involves many definitions and concepts pertaining to a number of disciplines: psychology, cognitive science, education, philosophy (particularly philosophy of science), technology, theology, sociology, linguistics, business studies, songwriting, and economics, covering the relations between creativity and general intelligence, mental and neurological processes, personality type and creative ability, creativity and mental health; the potential for fostering creativity through education and training, especially as augmented by technology; and the application of creative resources to improve the effectiveness of teaching and learning. Definition Aspects Etymology