Grids are a typical tool in the Design Thinking process, there are many different ones. The High/Low-Grid is used for example by (Sibbet, David (2010). Visual meetings: how graphics, sticky notes and idea mapping can transform group productivity. JohnWiley & Sons) as a “simple template” that “allows groups to sort their thoughts into relevant categories.”
It is divided into four boxes: high influence/low influence and high effort/low effort. In other essays, they are also called prioritization grids.
Method for quick ranking of ideas
The advantage of such a method allows for “rapid delivery” because “in allocating their time and resources, the team can focus on ideas that generate value for the customer and can be realized at a relatively low cost,” according to one blog, for example.
In terms of the process, it goes like this:
- 1st phase: In order to be able to classify ideas, they must first be generated. Brainstorming is a good way to do this.
- 2nd phase: Sticking them on the grid and sorting them.
- 3rd phase: “Opposite” brainstorming, i.e. the opposite of phase 1 or consciously thinking about the negative in your solo self-employment
- 4th phase: Putting an unkt on the subjectively most important problem case for you. Of course it can be helpful that this is in the field of low effort – high benefit. But this is not a must.
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