Negative Selection sorts alternatives into ‘No’ and ‘Maybe’ to reduce a large number of alternatives. Use negative selection to select the best set of ideas quickly.
Executing the Method
Have a large number of alternatives, preferably on post-its.
Draw the Table
Draw the above table on any desired medium.
Sort the post-its in one of the three categories (No, Maybe or Remainder).
Review or discuss the sorting, and also review or discuss maybe alternatives and possible move them to no or remainder.
Continue with Remainder
Continue with developing the remainder ideas.