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Weathering Brainstorms: How to Capture Ideas With Brainstorming Instead of Create Chaos

December 11th, 2013

Often they can remind you of turbulent tornados: They can be immensely powerful and leave a path of destruction behind. In the aftermath you often are left with a pile of cluttered, unrelated ideas.But brainstorming sessions need not create any chaos: When executed correctly, they can be an extremely powerful ideation tool. This post will show you how ideas are captured in...

Top 5 Ways to Boost Your Brainstorming

November 19th, 2013
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Brainstorming can bring about positive changes, but when poorly executed, it can cause a lot more harm than good.  Based on our experience here at PDAgroup, we’ve come to realize the 5 most important ways to make brainstorming a success.Because we often host Design Thinking Workshops, we are constantly working with creativity techniques such as brainstorming.  As you probably already know, the...

3 Ways SAP Partners Can Utilize Design Thinking

Design Thinking is a very hot topic at SAP, but maybe you’ve already asked yourself “How is this relevant to me as an SAP partner?” Contrary to what most people think, Design Thinking can be used to innovate in all fields, from marketing to manufacturing, from customer management to software development. Here are 3 great ways you can apply design thinking to...

7 Do’s and Don’ts: The Latest Trends in Design Thinking

October 31st, 2013

Sometimes a solution looks marvelous on paper but turns out to be a failure.  Click here to get 7 design thinking tips to help your solutions swim instead of sink.  Some of us at PDAgroup had the opportunity to attend this year’s Austrian Innovation Forum on “Business Design Thinking” in Vienna, and now we’d like to share our personal insights from the...

4 Reasons Why SAP Partners Should Apply Design Thinking

October 17th, 2013

Design Thinking can increase your understanding of potential customers’ needs, whether they are known to the customers or not. It will also increase the likelihood that a new product introduced to market will add value and be successful. Of course the real benefits of Design Thinking depend on how you use it, and you can also check out these 4 great ways SAP...