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SCAMPER is a tool for creative thinking.
Alex Osborn, a pioneer in the development and teaching of creativity techniques identified nine key ways to challenge a subject. They were later arranged into the mnemonic SCAMPER by Bob Eberle.
S Substitute. ie Who else instead?
C Combine. ie How about a blend or merge?
A Adapt. ie What else is like this?
M Modify/Magnify/Miniaturise. New twist?
P Put to other uses. Other markets, other fields?
E Eliminate. What could be taken away, smaller, lower, higher?
R Reverse/rearrange. Turn it backwards, upside down, inside out?
How you might go about using SCAMPER????
Download a generator for some more SCAMPER prompt phrases here.