Dot Voting

What?

Dot voting is a collective way of prioritizing and converging on a design solution that uses group voting.

Why?

Allows for a consensus on which ideas need to be developed futher and the reasons behind that.

When?

When there are more ideas than can be feasible to develop further.

How?

  1. Select a group of people and invite them to a session. Arrange a location and materials for the session.
  2. As moderator, list down the ideas you want to vote for, and explain them where needed.
  3. Ask each participant to vote on their top 2 or 3 by using dots. Give them a limited number of dots, and they have to assign more to the idea they like the most.
  4. Count votes and arrange them in popularity.
  5. Discuss the reasons behind the hierarchy and see if the best idea(s) can be taken to the next level.
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