Affinity Diagram

  • Information
  • Problems, Issues
  • Solutions
  • Opinions
  1. Identify the purpose of brainstorming and gather people from different areas of expertise for the brainstorming session.
  2. Identify major categories for the information and have color-coded sticky notes for these people to write ideas on.
  3. Place each of the factors within its associated category. Continue dividing the factors until each has been placed under an appropriate category.
  4. Prioritize the information, and put the ideas in descending order.
  5. Analyze the affinity diagram with members. This will help your team reach a conclusion or better understand the key issues to address.
  1. Determine the issue or aspect that will be the focus of the affinity diagram. Enter an appropriate title at the top of the page. Set clear boundaries of what major information or issues to include.
  2. While identifying groupings/categories, create major categories into which the solutions or factors can be arranged. These groupings should be logical and should be able to encompass several factors.

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