If you haven’t yet, you should check out our brand new Public Spend Forum YouTube channel, where we’re posting a lot of short videos that offer practical tips to help you in your job every day. In one of our latest, retired Air Force acquisition officer and author Dan Ward talks about a really important concept for going from the idea stage to the action stage.
Everyone likes to hold brainstorming sessions, but the truth is that brainstorms can end up a little messy, without a lot of direction to build on once they’re done. That’s where Dan’s concept of “stormdraining” comes in. How do you take the big “pile of ideas” that brainstorms generate, and get to what’s most important, actionable and helpful for moving a project forward? Check out the video below.