Participatory methods are increasingly popular in all sectors. The equitable contribution between all team members helps to create an open atmosphere, shared creativity and results that everyone can accept. Collective intelligence becomes real during work sessions where people use common tools recognized for their analytical logic, their methodological consistency and their respect for individual thinking styles.
In World Cafés, large groups are divided into small groups that analyse, research and discuss themes – often “problems”. The solutions are found in co-construction while changing the teams and moving around the room at a certain pace. This movement operates according to principles of systemic organization and without chaotic confusion. These methods are used in project management, for example AGILE in engineering or VIPP for development projects.