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brainstorm

1. n. a good idea; an idea that enters one’s head suddenly. I had a sudden brainstorm and got out of bed to write it down.
2. in. to try to think up good ideas, especially as a group. Let’s brainstorm on this for a little while.
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Brainstorming isn't dead, though, not by a wide margin.
When an audit team wasn't using the brainstorming best practices, we saw them identify risk and then take no pursuant action.
This is especially likely in auditing settings where staff and senior auditors are expected to contribute with partners and managers included in the brainstorming teams.
Osborn came up with four main rules to be used in the brainstorming process, and these are usually defined as some variation of the following:
In a report issued in January 2007, the PCAOB raised concerns about accounting firms falling short of brainstorming requirements in auditing standards.
These forms of technology are interactive whiteboards that can be connected to a computer and are ideal for brainstorming, writing notes, drawing diagrams, controlling applications, and presenting information--all of which is captured and stored electronically.
A brainstorming session's effectiveness is increased if conducted, at least partially, in closed or executive session without management present.
To help get your creative brainstorming juices flowing, read:
Much of the brainstorming literature, especially experiments, focuses on two accepted facts.
To turn all this brainstorming into an experiment you can do, just pick one independent variable from Question 3 (say, sugar content) and one dependent variable from Question 4 (say, how long the flavor lasts).
The seminar is a time efficient way for you to have a framework for conducting a brainstorming session with your team.
This article will discuss how audit team leaders can avoid the pitfalls inherent in brainstorming sessions and employ the best practices for maximizing the benefits.
Typical pre-writing or planning activities include drafting outlines, developing thesis statements, interviews, dialogues, word games, free-writing, journal-keeping, brainstorming, and discussing writing models.
OpenMind 2 Business Edition is the Ultimate Brainstorming and Project Management Software