Posts by Kat Barber

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The Round Robin brainstorming technique & template

Round Robin brainstorming is a collective approach to brainstorming. It’s a two-step process, first using the How Might We concept of divergent problem solving, before converging to refine the idea. It employs an iterative circular […]
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Top 5 brainstorming techniques for teams

Love it or hate it, brainstorming has cemented itself as the go-to strategy for problem solving in business. But, it does have some drawbacks. For example, traditional brainstorming techniques (people seated around a whiteboard calling […]
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Crazy 8’s template for brainstorming & design sprints

When you want to ideate quickly during a design sprint or brainstorming, the Crazy Eights technique is a great way to produce a wide range of diverse ideas from the whole team. The concept is […]
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Microsoft Teams best practices for remote productivity

5 Microsoft Teams best practices to improve your remote workday Now that Conceptboard has integrated with Microsoft Teams, we’re discovering all the incredible features available in MS Teams. It truly is a one stop shop […]
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How Might We? Template and guide

Some of the world’s biggest companies including Google and Facebook have introduced three simple words to spark innovation: How Might We. The How Might We technique employs a language trick to open up creative thinking. […]
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Affinity Diagram to prioritize & map your ideas

What is an Affinity Diagram? Brainstorming is a great way to come up with creative ideas as a team. But it isn’t the most structured way to work with this board full of ideas and […]
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The lessons learned template & guide

At the end of a project, it’s tempting to give yourself a pat on the back and jump straight into the next big thing. But it’s important to pause and take stock of what went […]
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Cost benefit analysis template & guide

It’s important to weigh up the risks and rewards before making any business decision. Everything comes at the cost of something else, so it’s important to look at the big picture before taking any major […]
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6 virtual team activities to make remote work fun

Most of us have experienced working remotely at some point this year. While some people may have been accustomed to remote work, the COVID-19 pandemic has been the catalyst for the majority of people to […]
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