Browse our collection of tools and techniques
These are great for coming up with insights and ideas quickly, and also for evaluating, communicating and planning too.
A well thought-out to-do list helps you plan your tasks to maximise your productivity.
A simple matrix to decide which ideas to choose and prioritise after a brainstorm.
To gain a deep understanding of others, use this tool to help you stand in their shoes.
A forward-looking exercise to help you fix your ideas before they go wrong.
Get a rough version of your idea out into the real world, to see how people react to it.
Get into character to play out possible ideas, reactions and solutions.
Project your mind into the future to stretch your thinking and generate new ideas.
A post-brainstorm exercise to quickly and fairly evaluate ideas within a group.
A useful tool to help you create a rich representation of your target audience.
Map out the journey of how an idea might be used or received by real people.
Take the helicopter view for a more strategic, far reaching and ambitious approach.
A highly effective way to get ideas and information out of your head and onto the page.
Quickly catalogue the different knowledge, approaches and ideas from your team.
Learn how to ask the right questions to solve problems and spark the best ideas.
Head into the great outdoors to find new perspectives and fresh inspiration.
Use your brain’s pattern-noticing abilities to help you take a fresh approach.
Craft a clear, simple yet eloquent elevator pitch for your idea or project.
Set an ambitious yet realistic 12 week timeline to focus your efforts on your goals.
A handy set of prompts to help you evolve an existing idea or solve a problem.
An exercise to help you reveal skill gaps and learning opportunities.
A set of exercises to help you take risks, try new things and challenge yourself.
Clarify and prioritise your idea’s most important, salient points.
Define your desired outcome, then plan the specific steps to take to make it happen.
A tool to help you identify and build a sense of real purpose around your work.
A technique for improving ideas and for working out how to communicate them too.
An evaluation technique to identify factors that might weigh down a project or idea.
A tool to get you thinking inside the box and outside your creative comfort zone.
A post-brainstorm exercise to spot patterns and synergies to strengthen your ideas.
Techniques for identifying, classifying, predicting and learning from failure.
By focusing in on specific elements we can pick apart a problem or highlight a feature.