Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The Monthly “Problem-Solving Master” Book Tuning: Navigate Uncertainty to Solve Complex Problems Sep. 2020

 Problem-solving today has a very wide scope, intricate factors; more often than not, lack of knowledge and scarcity of insight leads to poor problem-solving for the long run.

The purpose of Problem-Solving Master - Frame Problems Systematically and Solve Problems Creatively is to throw some light on how to understand, frame, and solve today’s multilayer, interdependent, and over-complex business problems effortlessly. 

Digital leaders and professionals should self-aware of their role in problems, show professional maturity, and develop a good reputation as the problem-solver.

     Navigate Uncertainty to Solve Complex Problems 

Navigating Uncertainty to Solve Complex Problems Effectively Today’s business problems are complex and interdependent due to increasing paces of changes, volatile market situations, extreme competition, and emergent digital technology trends. So many factors need to be considered in order to both understand and solve problems effectively. In practice, there’s the “problem of defining a problem” with its cause-driven by people’s ability to make sense out of uncertainty. The lack of clarity usually surrounds the context of the decision to be taken. Nothing is clear or concise. The synthetic “problem-solving” competency is integrated by a couple of professional capabilities

The Aspect of Complex Problem Solving Running a business is fundamentally an iterative problem-solving continuum. Given the complexity and uncertainty of the digital business world and given the challenges of hyper-connected and interdependent dynamic ecosystems, problem-solving today has a very wide scope, intricate factors, more often than not, lack of knowledge and scarcity of insight leads to poor problem-solving for the long run.

Applying Systems Thinking to Solve Complex Problems Due to the exponential growth of information and rapid changes, many of today’s problems are over-complex and interdependent. Sometimes, you try to fix one piece of the problems but cause more issues later on. Thus, all stages must be handled with attention and proficiency to ensure success.

Fixing Root Causes, not Just Symptoms We live in the world with all sorts of problems; many problems exist because they are either ill-defined or the concept cannot be adequately captured contextually. There are illogical problems or irrational problems. Some problems are the symptom; other problems are perhaps caused by people’s emotional reactions to a set of circumstances of events.

Apply Business Architecture to Solve Wild Problems As we learn and understand more about this interdependent and hyper-connected digital world, which is a lot more complex than we realize, there’s an imperative need for systematic problem-solving. Fundamentally, running a business is an iterative problem-solving continuum. Problem-solving has a very wide scope today, digital leaders and professionals can leverage Business Architecture (BA) as a problem-solving framework and practical tool for taking multifaceted disciplines to solve problems effectively.

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