This would be the perfect workshop tool
I often find myself running workshops that tile whole rooms with canvases and sticky notes. After the workshop the ideation continues ideally online. To enable that, someone (=typically me) has to take photos of all the boards, canvases and post-its and painstakingly write them down and share the documents with the group using Basecamp, Trello, or in worst cases, email.
A follow-up workshop is usually planned for more ideation. And again someone (=me) has to do the manual work. If we plan on using the same methods, I have to find the old wrinkled sticky notes and make new notes of the ideas generated online.
There is a huge void between offline and online workspaces and loads of manual work is required to bridge the gap.
So this is the machine someone should build for us workshop junkies:
The Perfect Workshop Tool:
This is how it works:
- Capture the sticky notes with an app like 3M’s Post-it Plus.
- Notes will be exported automatically from the 3M’s app to, for example, Blank Canvas.
- You can continue collaborating seamlessly with the same notes online.
- Print the digital notes back to physical form using printable sticky note papers. (idea shown in this video)
- Workshop again