Intellectual Output 3

INNOSPARK Toolkit: Guidebook for Developing Creative Thinking and Innovation in ICT

The Toolkit will be a practical guide for developing creative thinking and Innovation skills in ICT through interactive exercises with short theory pills. These exercises will be focused on brain training and improving creative thinking skills with the purpose of learning practical techniques to stimulate one’s imagination and innovative thinking; exploring the process of creativity, rather than simply focusing on the product; discovering how to find inspiration in the surrounding world.The Toolkit will also contain A to Z of Creativity and Innovation Techniques - introduction to a range of tools and techniques for both idea generation (Creativity) and converting those ideas into reality (Innovation).

Additionally, tools for creative thinking will be provided - these tools will help ICT companies and their teams to be creative in any situation or problem they may encounter.The Toolkit will be accessible through the project platform, since the exercises will be interactive. The users of the Toolkit will be able to make the self-diagnostic test first and then proceed with the exercises depending on the areas identified as weak or not covered according to the score or go directly to the Toolkit.

Additionally to the online access, the Toolkit will be made available also in short printed version containing overall theoretical information and example creativity exercises referring to the online platform where users will be able to interactively do the creativity exercises.