Why do I want to fit Principles into SCAMPER approaches?
In a recent post (check it here first) I explore how SCAMPER can embrace the 40 Principles of Inventive Problem Solving. The goal is to wrap the complexity of the Principles in the approachability of SCAMPER.
Combine defined in Applied Imagination
Under the category of Combine, Alex Osborn proposed the following questions in his book Applied Imagination:
- How about a blend, an alloy, an assortment, an ensemble?
- Combine units?
40 Principles within Combine
The following Principles combine …
- Principle 5 – Merging: Can this product or service be merged with another?
- Principle 24 – Intermediary: Can we merge this product or service with another that acts upon it?