What is the catchy phrase or an aphorism, or a buzzword, or an idiom with the meaning of looking at something from several different perspectives?

In particular, I am looking for something that is relevant to the context of measuring something using a range of methods.

For example (maybe not the best example), the outside temperature can be gauged:

  • Using a thermometer
  • Looking outside the window
  • Looking at the weather forecast
  • Using your own feeling of warmness/coldness
  • Etc.
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    Welcome to ELU! Please include an example sentence or two showing how you would like to use the term. This will help folks give you better, more targeted answers (and is technically required for this kind of request). Good luck! – 1006a Aug 3 '18 at 15:14
  • I am looking to use a catchy phrase in the title of my technical article to attract attention. E.g. [catchy phrase]: quantifying X using ten different methods. – Mihael Aug 3 '18 at 16:39
  • What about tweaking your own phrasing? A question of perspective--quantifying X using ten different methods. – S Conroy Aug 3 '18 at 16:46
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    What is the phrase supposed to express? That the same thing can be observed in different ways or that something can be done in different ways? Do you want different methods to affect the result—or do you want the same result regardless of method? – Jason Bassford Aug 3 '18 at 19:16
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    @SConroy I think that is an accapteble variant. – Mihael Aug 4 '18 at 15:42

play (all) the angles TFD idiom

To make use or take advantage of every means or opportunity one can find in order to reach or attain one's goal.

  • Not bad! This is the kind of thing I am looking for, but would be good to see more answers. – Mihael Aug 3 '18 at 15:06

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