Stop and Go Brainstorming

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Intent or purpose: 
This is a way of generating ideas in a more reflective way.
Used as component of: 
Any time idea generation is important.
Types of Participants: 
Any
Recommended size of group: 
unknown
Remarks about group size: 
Any
Optimal amount of time needed: 
up to 3 hours
Howto
Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
More thought through list of ideas.
Level of participation: 
high
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
Not set
Pre-Work Required: 
The focus question needs to be clear.
Procedures: 

"Stop and Go. For stop and go brainstorming, ideas are generated for three to five minutes. Then the group is silent (and thinking) for three to five minutes. Then ideas are given out for another three to five. This pattern alternates for the entire session."

How flexible is the process?: 
not necessary
Follow-Up Required: 
process the ideas
Background
Developer: 
unknown
History of Development: 

unknown

References: 
Robert Harris,(January 5, 2002) VirtualSalt, Creative Thinking Techniques. Retrieved on 16 October 2009 from http://www.virtualsalt.com/crebook2.htm
License Model: 
Free (or unattributable)
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