KJ Technique

If you’re a UX devotee, you’ve probably at least heard of the KJ Technique. But if you’re like me, you may not have to use it on a frequent basis. Here then, for you, is a quick refresher.

I had a recent project where I needed to work with a larger than normal group to reach some quick consensus on where we should be focusing our time trying to improve their website. In the recesses of my brain, I knew that the KJ Technique was a good way to handle this. What I found in my googling was that no one does a really good job of explaining it succinctly. Most text explanations for this simple process are hopelessly wordy. And video explanations found on YouTube tend to be hopelessly incomplete. None of the explanations I found was visual. Here’s my quick notebook attempt to solve that.

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