The method steps

The process consists of typing each idea on a sticky note or a piece of paper. All the ideas will be randomly situated on a board or table. This board will be visible by the whole team, so everybody can participate and improve the organization during the following steps.

We will describe a step-by-step guide to create an Affinity Diagram. You can follow these steps or adapt it to your needs. Understanding the general purpose will be enough to create your own version and get good results:

  1. Brainstorming: The first step is to get the ideas that we will later classify into groups. Let the participants say anything or everything for a particular topic or task; any idea is welcomed at this time. You should provide them with some ...

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