The Four Phases of Innovation
1. EXPLORATION/PROBLEM DEFINITION/SYSTEM ANALYSIS
In this phase (the initial phase) it make sense to have WISDOM of CROWD - involve as many people with as many lenses, methods, techniques as you can
Let serendipity take over - let individual mind generate ideas on their own - give them time and space to explore and generate, develop ideas
3. IDEATION and DEVELOPING IDEAS
Let select teams develop each others ideas - help them work together.
4. SELECTING and EVALUATING SOLUTIONS
Bring back the Wisdom of crowds - not the top boss - but all - every type of mind that may connect to the system, problem