The ideation stage typically involves two stages:
- flaring out and generating lots of diverse ideas that get you thinking outside the box
- focussing in and narrowing down the ideas the ones that you'd like to incorporate into your design solution
How Might We questions are great way to generate the seeds of ideas that you can use to launch your brainstorming.
Here's an overview and tips on how to use How Might We questions from the d.School Bootcamp Bootleg: