In the castle technique, each idea is voted yes or no, based on the criteria of acceptability, practicality and originality. It is a technique which is suitable for groups. There are different variations possible how this technique can be executed. For example, it is also possible to select the best three alternative, develop these further […]

Reverse brainstorming generates solutions to criticisms for alternatives. This is done by listing all criticisms and solving these criticisms with new alternatives.

The RINGI Technique is method in which a document with solutions is passed along the table, comments are individually written and a final solution is selected based on the comments. Originally, this document was purposed to go through different hierarchical layers of a company, so that everyone involved could influence the decision.

The concept screening or Pugh datum method technique is a variant to the decision matrix in which alternatives are compared to an (existing) baseline alternative.

Sticky dots is an alternative to voting in which you can stick dots to alternatives. The variant shown above is stoplight voting and includes positive and negative dots.