How do I create a Brainstorm on the fly during a Meeting?
Using the Meeting dashboard, it is possible to create a Brainstorm without going back to Studio and to launch it immediately.
Just click on > , , enter the Brainstorm name, and then click on
To create a stand-alone Brainstorm:
In Klaxoon Home, click on and then on .
The Creation pop-up is displayed:
Enter the Brainstorm name (maximum 80 characters), add an image, and then click on
Where is the image for an Activity displayed?
Activities are displayed in Home or in a Network as an illustrated box.
When creating them, select an image stored on your device or a photo taken on the fly. If you do not choose one, your profile photo will be used by default.
You can then subsequently change this in Studio using the file picker (Klaxoon Storage).
The editing screen is displayed:
In the Settings box:
- enter the Brainstorm objectives and instructions which will be presented to the participants when they connect.
- If necessary, click on
browseto add a background; this is shown on the whiteboard and may be used as a framework for classifying ideas.
- Click on
In the Mode box, select the participants rights:
- Free: The participants can send ideas and move them on the board.
- Controlled by the facilitator: The participants can send ideas which will be placed on the board by the facilitator.
(Optional) In the Categories box, check or uncheck depending on whether or not you wish to use categories (you can go back to this in the dashboard).
What are categories for?
They make it easier to organize ideas, the facilitator can create and name up to 20 categories.
Participants can assign categories to their ideas by selecting them beneath notes.
The facilitator can then use the categories to sort the ideas and group them together on the board.
(Optional) If you have enabled categories, click on to add them, then enter their names and click on
(Optional) In the Dimensions box, check or uncheck depending on whether or not you wish to use dimensions (you can go back to this in the dashboard).
What are dimensions for?
The facilitator can create up to 3 dimensions in order to further define ideas.
Dimensions appear as free fields below each idea in which participants can enter any additional specifications (e.g. their first names, dates, keywords, etc.) to sort ideas more precisely.
(Optional) If you have enabled dimensions, click on to add them, then enter their names and click on
Your Brainstorm is ready to be shared.
Launch and then select how you wish to broadcast the Activity.
The Brainstorm dashboard is displayed.