Improvement Triggers

Design
Improvement Triggers provides a collection of questions which can be used to help you look at your work a bit differently. The key is to use the seven categories of questions to provoke your thoughts on potential improvements.

Objective

The main aim of this technique is to generate new ideas for a new product/service, starting from what already exists, for getting inspiration on how to improve it.

How to use

The acronym SCAMPER stands for:
  • S - Substitute
  • C - Combine
  • A - Adapt
  • M - Modify
  • P - Put to another use
  • E - Eliminate
  • R - Reverse