Thinking methods as a lever to develop collective intelligence


  • Ursula Teubert



Market Market Intelligence, Business Intelligence, Competitive Intelligence, Information Systems, Geo-Economics


This publication describes a methodology and framework for the use of thinkingmethods as a lever to develop collective intelligence. The purpose of the described methodologyand framework is to leverage in an optimal way thinking methods well-chosen to the decidedpurpose and objective of a specific task. The conscientious use of thinking methods allowsindividuals and teams to better deploy brainwork and “wire” individuals into a collectivethinking process, increasing agility and quality of collective sensemaking and collectiveintelligence. This methodology can be taught in combination with teaching content likeinnovation models or marketing, with the objective that students acquire not only the contentbut also learn to implement it, using the most efficient thinking methods.


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