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Unformatted text preview: White Hat This is the data hat, where you consider facts, figures and information, identify any gaps in your knowledge and either fill or acknowledge them. For example, you use historical data or case studies to predict future behaviour, or do a cost benefit analysis . Red Hat This is the emotional hat, where intuition, instinct and irrational responses are considered. Black Hat Is the negative, pessimistic, "the world is going to end" hat. This viewpoint is useful as flaws and assumptions can be flushed out and addressed, and contingency plans prepared. Yellow Hat Is the polar opposite of the black hat, where optimism prevails. This is where benefits and added value are considered. Green Hat The Green Hat is used to put some creativity into the process. What other options exist? Is there a trickier, smarter solution? Blue Hat Is the hat worn by the person facilitating the decision making process, ensuring each hat is worn...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course WTOB 2011 taught by Professor Hoangduong during the Winter '11 term at American InterContinental University Illinois.
- Winter '11