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I said a hip hop ...

We get lots of requests for the “Filamental Thinking” posters we have around Filament, but the one that gets the most is this one from Sugarhill Gang. If you’d like to print one for yourself, you can download your own version here.

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ToolsMatthew Homann
Explore Your Challenges Before Solving Them: Using "How Might We ..." to Ask Better Questions

Abraham Lincoln once said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” Innovation doesn’t begin with finding better answers, it begins with building better questions.  This exercise is where we sharpen the axe, by helping teams come up with a great “How Might We …” question before they begin to develop experiments to solve it.

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Filament Friday Recap

Last week (October 19th) we were joined by a mix of long-time friends new ones as we revived Filament Friday -- our occasional “Informal Gathering of Irregular People” that mixes a problem-solving workshop, networking event, and happy hour.

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