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An interactive group decision-making technique designed to generate a large number of alternative ideas for solving a particular problem though team interaction

brainstorming

A free and uncritical exchange of ideas about potential solutions to a problem.
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Brain-storming sessions on various aspects of Internet technology
The brain-storming session chaired by Gupta discussed instances of Maoist attacks in Bihar and Jharkhand, including the hijacking of a passenger train by the rebels on Wednesday.
This brain-storming session is to take place at Lukes Lane Community Association at 7pm today.
Now council chiefs are inviting residents to a number of brain-storming sessions on how to make the most of the borough's assets.
Tories lamely claimed the similarity was "pure coincidence" and that the catchphrase had come out of brain-storming sessions.
A late-night brain-storming session combined aluminium, one of our core materials, and illuminate which came from the trademark lit edge of the glass we use in many of our designs.
She came up with the idea at a brain-storming session with the New Liverpool Project, a group of local people planning various projects across the city.
The brain-storming event, the first of its kind in Europe, is being hosted by the Rowett Research Institute.
But parent Dave Pratt, aged 48, of Ridgewood Close, Leamington, said the ideas were just the views of several parents during a brain-storming session, adding: "The ideas were no more than a list of parents' views put forward at the last PTA meeting.
Did anyone else notice the irony in the Conservative Party's brain-storming session in Wales last weekend?
This is just a brain-storming session and nothing will be decided on Monday.
In one visit two weeks ago, the suits left the taxpayer to pick up a pounds 15,000 bill for two days of brain-storming at the up-market hotel.