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Tools for smarter decisions.

Good decisions are the lifeblood of your organization. At Idea Sciences we offer practical tools and services that deliver informed, coordinated and decisive action. Our ongoing research provides clients with the most effective creative decision-making and problem-solving solutions.

Products

CoNexusCreate innovative organizational strategies through the power of team collaboration.

Our creative transformation process is supported by wireless keypads to deliver efficient, well-supported decisions and plans.

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Confrontation ManagerConvince others to want what you want. Apply the science of Confrontation Management when managing conflict and collaboration in your organization.

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Decision ExplorerAllow Decision Explorer to develop and manage your business strategy. Its powerful analysis facilities allow you to identify novel and robust solutions to complex problems.

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Feedback SolutionsEnsure sensitive feedback is accorded the privacy it demands.

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Frontier AnalystComprehensively evaluate the performance of your divisions, branches, employees, etc. using objective Frontier Analysis/data envelopment analysis.

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Impact ExplorerHarness the expertise within your group to effectively manage risk and other complex issues. Using wireless keypads, Impact Explorer™ ensures everyone is heard.

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schoolbenchmarking.comIdentify benchmark, or best-in-class, schools that can be used to drive state-wide school improvement plans.

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Be astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a thing does not therefore cease to be true because it is not accepted by many.
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News

Mary Crannell was recently interviewed by Amy Zalman of the Strategic Narrative blog. click Here for details.

On September 22, 2011 Mary Crannell and Dr. Ben Sheppard team to facilitate a Narrative Workshop. Ever wonder why some organizations communicate stories that “stick”? Ever find your organization reacting to news rather than framing the debate? The Narrative Workshop will address the successful ingredients in a narrative and common mistakes organizations make when crafting, communicating and sustaining the narrative.  More...

Mary Crannell is lecturing on mapping human confrontations at the seventh workshop of Management Policies of Projects for Change on July 25, 2011 at George Washington University.  More...

On March 14, 2011 a new version of CoNexus (ver 2.30.01.029) is available, click Here for details.

On April 6th Mary Crannell and Dr. Ben Sheppard team to facilitate a Narrative Workshop. Ever wonder why some organizations communicate stories that “stick”? Ever find your organization reacting to news rather than framing the debate? The Narrative Workshop will address the successful ingredients in a narrative and common mistakes organizations make when crafting, communicating and sustaining the narrative.  More...

On January 13, 2011, Mary Crannell, President of Idea Sciences, facilitated a session to assist the Puebla municipal government in mapping the confrontations the Governor needs to manage in order to achieve his six-year term objectives.

Mary Crannell was selected to present "Mapping Human Confrontations in Theater" at the AFCLC-SAIS Symposium on Cross Cultural Conflict Management. The symposium was held on September 22-25, 2010, in Washington, DC, at Johns Hopkins University, SAIS.

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Articles and papers

Cyber First Aid: Proactive Decision Making

Public and private organizations need a robust approach to prepare, respond, and recover from cyber attacks. This article entitled “Cyber first aid: proactive risk management and decision-making outlines an approach called Cyber First AID—adaptable, integrated, and deliberate.

The decision gym: decision insurance for organizations

Conducting decision calisthenics can help and organization win competitive advantage through harnessing its tremendous knowledge, imagination, and staff experience.

Preparing to lead with a compelling narrative:If you don't frame the narrative, someone else will

The narrative determines how we perceive the credibility and authenticity of leaders and organizations. The concept of the narrative may be familiar, but there lacks an understanding of how this can be leveraged to achieve an organization's vision and aspirations.

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Confrontation Manager, Feedback Solutions and Confrontation Management are trademarks of Idea Sciences, Inc.

Frontier Analyst is a registered trademark of Banxia Holdings Limited.

Decision Explorer is a registered trademark of Banxia Software Limited.

Impact Explorer is a trademark of Banxia Software Limited.