The Stop&Think method enables organizations to quickly capture, distill, and value knowledge in order to consistently make profitable decisions.
The increasing complexity of work is causing information breakdown and loss,
resulting in decisions lacking accuracy and pace.
(See Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster).
Poor knowledge retention causes skills to be mis-directed and wasted on rework. Organizational expertise never fully emerges.
Stop&Think uses employee intelligence to fuse data into accurate, measurable and reusable sets of task-specific (project or process) knowledge known as
The compact Stop&Think method
relies on the natural structure of language. Implementation is inexpensive and easy since infospheres favor information already within the organization; the tool is forms-driven and built into a Microsoft Excel workbook.
Infospheres are merged into workflow using:
Productivity and communication tools.
Knowledge sharing implements such as knowledge bases, rapid search, and collaborative web technologies.
ST-Index: information quality (relevance and timeliness) valued as the probability of a task's success.
Real Options: use the ST-Index to incorporate task risk into valuations.
Calculate the dollar value of an infosphere (task knowledge).
Determine the investment metrics of a task, including the risk-adjusted return.