Exercise 1: Identifying your islands

Part of our ‘Becoming Information Conscious’ series. We have created a workbook for these exercises using Google Sheets – note you’ll need to be logged into Google to make a copy. So you want to become information conscious and eliminate your information islands? The first step is to understand what…

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Exercise 2 – Information flows in your business

Part of our ‘Becoming Information Conscious’ series. We have created a workbook for these exercises using Google Sheets – note you’ll need to be logged into Google to make a copy. Go back to the large diagram you produced with all of your information islands in the previous chapter. Take…

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Exercises 3 & 4 – External information flows

Part of our ‘Becoming Information Conscious’ series. We have created a workbook for these exercises using Google Sheets – note you’ll need to be logged into Google to make a copy. We’ve looked at information flows within your business in the previous exercise, so I’d like you to go back…

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Exercise 5 – build a functionality matrix

Part of our ‘Becoming Information Conscious’ series. We have created a workbook for these exercises using Google Sheets – note you’ll need to be logged into Google to make a copy. You knew this was coming didn’t you? Now it’s time to start turning those information islands and flows into…

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Exercise 6 – what sort of systems do you need?

Part of our ‘Becoming Information Conscious’ series. We have created a workbook for these exercises using Google Sheets – note you’ll need to be logged into Google to make a copy. Based on your functionality matrix and the results from the other exercises, you should fairly easily be able to…

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Exercise 7 – working out what’s important

Part of our ‘Becoming Information Conscious’ series. We have created a workbook for these exercises using Google Sheets – note you’ll need to be logged into Google to make a copy. This exercise requires less writing on your part compared to previous ones, you’ll be pleased to hear! Head over…

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Exercise 8 – Mobile systems

Part of our ‘Becoming Information Conscious’ series. We have created a workbook for these exercises using Google Sheets – note you’ll need to be logged into Google to make a copy. There’s a lot more to come in this chapter and I’m aware that I’m hitting you with a lot…

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Exercise 9 – the last one!

Part of our ‘Becoming Information Conscious’ series. We have created a workbook for these exercises using Google Sheets – note you’ll need to be logged into Google to make a copy. This is the final bit of work I’m going to ask you to do in these exercises, and it’s…

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