It can often be difficult to come up with new ideas when you’re trying to develop or improve a product or service.

This is where creative brainstorming techniques like SCAMPER can help. This tool helps you generate ideas for new products and services by encouraging you to think about how you could improve existing ones. (mindtools.com)

  • Substitute.
  • Combine.
  • Adapt.
  • Modify.
  • Put to another use.
  • Eliminate.
  • Reverse.

Putting this tool into use in order to innovate ITB – SBM will give the following result for myself:

  • Substitute: Most of the weekly group work and rather have a few individual assignments that have a heavier weight on the final grade.
  • Combine: Learning by doing.
  • Adapt: Due to the high temperatures in Bandung, shorts and sandals should be allowed.
  • Modify: Create more hangout spots for students.
  • Put to another use: The rooftop of SBM should become a cafeteria with chill out area.
  • Eliminate: Attendance list.
  • Reverse: More field trips and company visits
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