Affinity Diagram Example: Sustainability Change

The best way to understand Affinity Diagram is to look at some examples of Affinity Diagram and start drawing your own. You can now modify the Affinity Diagram example below using Visual Paradigm's online Affinity Diagram tool.

What is Affinity Diagram?

The affinity diagram organizes a large number of ideas into their natural relationships. It is the organized output from a brainstorming session. It is widely utilized in the fields like business analysis, project management, scholar research, and product management etc.

An affinity diagram (also known as affinity map, or JK Method after its inventor) is a widely used management tool invented in the 1960s by Jiro Kawakita that helps participants organize information generated during a brainstorming session, by organize large sets of ideas into groups based on their relationships for review and analysis.

How to draw an Affinity Diagram?

You can easily create Affinity Diagram using a quality Affinity Diagram software like VP Online Diagrams:

  1. Create an Affinity Diagram.
  2. Drag and drop the symbols you need from the palette onto the diagram. Connect them with proper connector lines.
  3. Once your diagram is complete, you can save it (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access. You can also export your work into image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your co-workers.

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