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SenseMaker® FastLaunch


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  • Deliver a real pilot engagement on your own timeline
  • Teams of up to five (5) people (extra seats available at discounted rates)
  • Includes 3 month SenseMaker® subscription for the team with option to upgrade to 6 or 12 months
  • Includes dashboard sharing with up to nine (9) people
  • Dedicated SenseMaker® Consultant for step-by-step guidance and backend support

SenseMaker® FastLaunch is for organisations who are looking to manage their own engagement timeline and who desire more dedicated support. With  FastLaunch, you will have a designated SenseMaker® Consultant to guide you through the different phases of your engagement. FastLaunches are usually delivered within 3-months, with the option to extend the engagement with an additional SenseMaker® subscription to 6 or 12 months.

FastLaunch is a mentored journey that focuses on providing backend support to you and your team, or client to deliver on a specific engagement. This is a consulting and learning journey rolled into one, our expert consultants will deliver elements of the engagement alongside you, as well as focus on providing capacity building that will enable your future use of SenseMaker®.

How it works

We will work closely with you and your team and/or client team of up to 5 people. Cognitive Edge will take the lead on the SenseMaker® Engagement
Design in consultation with you, and guide the team on handling the logistics around actual delivery.

The FastLaunch journey provides a mentored intervention with a focus on basic capacity building and targeted project delivery.

Our FastLaunches are usually delivered within 3 months from start to end, and typically include a 1-month SenseMaker® subscription for your team to run a pilot project; or, upgrade to enjoy 6 or 12 month subscriptions at discounted rates when purchased with FastLaunch.

Each FastLaunch includes subscriptions that allow you to collect up to 3,000 entries.

FastLaunch start times are customised according to your needs.

What to expect

Phase 1. SenseMaker® FastLaunch Design and Deployment

  • Detailed review of the engagement intent, plan and objectives
  • Co-design of a signification framework in collaboration with you and your team
  • Testing and iterating a final engagement design
  • Configuration and deployment of the final configuration on the SenseMaker® platform

Phase 2. Respondent engagement support

  • Review response rates and progress during a focused 30-day collection period
  • Provide advice and suggestions for different data gathering and engagement modes (i.e. virtual sessions, multi-observation responder recruitment, email campaigns, etc.)

Phase 3. Monitor early results and emerging patterns

  • SenseMaker® results review with your team to support insights identification
  • Provide orientation and mentoring on the use of SenseMaker® Dashboards and Workbenches for pattern identification and insight generation
  • Provide report templates and advice in identifying patterns and insights

Contact us

Contact us if you are interested to explore a SenseMaker Fastlaunch.

About the Cynefin Company

The Cynefin Company (formerly known as Cognitive Edge) was founded in 2005 by Dave Snowden. We believe in praxis and focus on building methods, tools and capability that apply the wisdom from Complex Adaptive Systems theory and other scientific disciplines in social systems. We are the world leader in developing management approaches (in society, government and industry) that empower organisations to absorb uncertainty, detect weak signals to enable sense-making in complex systems, act on the rich data, create resilience and, ultimately, thrive in a complex world.

Cognitive Edge Ltd. & Cognitive Edge Pte. trading as The Cynefin Company and The Cynefin Centre.


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