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SCAMPER

Definition of SCAMPER:

An idea generation and synthesis technique developed by Michael Michalko. It is a sort of checklist and is an acronym made of the first letters of the following:

  • Substitute
  • Combine<
  • Adapt/adopt
  • Modify/magnify/minify
  • Put to other Uses
  • Eliminate
  • Reverse/rearrange
    • In order to generate ideas, these questions are asked.

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