Idea Management Strategies
Many factors affect
your life and business. Strategic
problem solving focuses on the most important ones – the key drivers and
their interdependence. Ideas can be all over the place.
Problem Solving Strategies:
To develop ideas
efficiently, you need a strategy that addresses the identified problem.
The Strategic Problem Solving process has
❶ structuring the problem;
❷ defining the desired result, constraints and strategy;
❸ gathering data and analyzing it;
ideas to develop recommendations; and
❺ gaining organizational buy-in.
The ideas you want to develop should flow from
the strategies you identify to achieve the objectives.
Creative Problem Solving
Objective is what you
want to achieve. Strategy is how you propose to achieve the objective. Such
strategic alignment defines which
domains to explore and which ones to avoid.
Turn Problems to Opportunities: