The Dependency technique: Come up with new product-ideas by creatively linking characteristics.
Exploring the future (also known as trendwatching) will help you to make strategic choices about the future. This is how you use trends to innovate successfully:
The Mechanical Turk, or Wizard of Oz, is a type of prototype that allows you to test something before you’ve actually built it. It's an illusion that can save you lots of time and money.