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Islands of Opportunity (thinking tools 1–5)

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Islands of Opportunity is a set of five tools to identify fresh opportunities and solutions for a new or existing issue that is being tackled for the first time. It’s appropriate for most issues where there is a need to identify a wide range of possible answers to the Killer Question before selecting one ideal path forward to be developed. It’s not intended for a difficult issue that has been considered many times before or where a number of new approaches are required for more complex issues. The second toolset (Divide and Conquer) is better suited for this purpose. Islands of Opportunity is ...

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