Group and organize ideas by their natural affinities.
KJ method provides a way to organize and refine your innovation ideas, sparking further dialogue and achieving consensus about which ideas are worth developing. Also known as an affinity diagram, KJ method works best when you have more ideas than you can readily handle or process in your mind.
Usually, KJ method directs participants to generate ideas via classic brainstorming. However, given the many other powerful ideation tools in this book, we recommend you use KJ method to help you organize and prioritize the highly creative and innovative ideas you've already generated.
Scenario: Let's see how KJ method helped the Patient Crusaders team organize and prioritize their ideas for making dental patients more comfortable and less afraid during treatment (also see Heuristic Redefinition, Technique 7).
Write each idea you've come up with on a sticky note, ...