If you have a session that requires more than one method or topic, you will need to discern the sequence of the topics or methods to guide the group from surface to deeper thinking.
First get clear on the aims of the session – both the product the group needs to come up with, and how the group needs to be different as a result of the session. The “ToP Design Eye” is a comprehensive guide for pre-work with your client to get the information that you need to understand what they really need.
Here are a couple of ways of seeing the flow of thinking that will help you sequence your approaches.
Sam Kaner – Divergent, Groan Zone, Convergent