MindMap Template available for Download

Posted on August 4th, by Sourcing Ninja in Online Tools. 2 comments
MindMap Template available for Download

Due to popular demand from my last post on the effective use of MindMapping software for sourcing, I’ve decided to provide the MindMap template I was using available for download.



How to Use MindMaps for an Effective Search

Posted on August 2nd, by Sourcing Ninja in Featured, Knowledge Base. 12 comments
How to Use MindMaps for an Effective Search

Dear SourcingNinja,

I read your article on a Sourcer’s Toolbelt and I noticed you mentioned using MindMaps to help with your sourcing. I recall using mindmapping back in the day for brainstorming and group work but how do you use it when sourcing?

Cheers,

Mapped Out



A Ninja’s Toolbelt

Posted on July 21st, by Sourcing Ninja in Online Tools. 5 comments
A Ninja’s Toolbelt

A Ninja’s Sourcer’s Toolbelt is never full – there are always cool new tools to help make our lives as Sourcers and Researchers easier. I thought I’d indulge in a bit of an ego trip like a hedonistic Quasimodo (who reads this blog anyway?) by compiling a list of my most prized tools (*my precious*) I currently use. As always, I’m on the hunt for something better…



Online Tool: Website down? Or is it just you…

Posted on July 6th, by Sourcing Ninja in Hints & Tricks, Online Tools. 2 comments
Online Tool: Website down? Or is it just you…

Don’t you hate it when a particular website you want to visit is down? Or worse yet, when it’s only down for you!



‘Finding Target Organisations’ Series – People

Posted on June 23rd, by Sourcing Ninja in Uncategorized. No Comments
‘Finding Target Organisations’ Series – People

Following on from our ‘Finding Target Organisations’ series – Parts I and II. Our final article focuses on leveraging information from ‘People’.

What’s the easiest way to verify information on the internet?… Pick up the phone and ask!



‘Finding Target Organisations’ Series – Boolean Search

Posted on June 8th, by Sourcing Ninja in Hints & Tricks. 2 comments
‘Finding Target Organisations’ Series – Boolean Search

The next installment of our ‘Finding Target Organisations’ series focuses on Boolean Search. For this week’s example, we’ll be assuming that our client is Accenture — a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company…