The force field analysis lists forces against and forces for a certain alternative and sums their scores. You could also exchange forces against and forces for with disadvantages and advantages of a certain alternative. In a group setting, a force field analysis can also uncover who are resisting or assisting a certain alternative and in that […]

The Harris profile is a visual form of the decision matrix, and is an easy technique in which criteria and alternatives are considered using positive and negative scores. Please note that similar rules as described in the decision-matrix technique apply, and criteria can also be weighted.

The Idea Advocate technique is a technique in which an idea advocate presents his or her alternative(s) to a group, after which it is discussed. Multiple idea advocates can advocate their alternatives in the group.

Idea ranking is a technique which ranks alternatives on intuition. It is especially useful if you have a larger number of decision alternatives and want to quickly select the most promising alternatives.

The first part of the Kepner Tregoe matrix is going through a normal Decision Matrix. Afterwards, the top 3 from this matrix is selected for analysis in the matrix shown just above.