How To’s, Tips, & Tricks
Flying Logic is easy and intuitive to use. For those of us who use the TOC Thinking Processes, Flying Logic has succeeded where every other tool — whether it’s software, sticky notes, or pencil-and-paper — has failed. It eliminates the time spent on drawing and arranging, and it enables us to test our assumptions quickly, easily and visually.
Thank you for making this tool! I've been using it for over a decade now. I was so frustrated when I had to design my [TOC] diagrams with Visio...because it was so cumbersome to use.
Flying Logic enables a fundamental shift to a new ‘S-curve’ in capabilities and workflows. I start every engagement with a ‘Right-to-Left’ thinking exercise that now, thanks to Flying Logic, can flow directly into project plans, Kanban boards, set-based problem-solving and even critical chain project management. In the current virtual environment nothing else comes close.
Flying Logic is the best software I have ever used for writing and communicating the logic of cause and effect.
Flying Logic is a powerful tool for visual support of critical thinking. It elevates my ability to think visually and to rethink with minimal rework in the diagrams. It is a true enabler of constructive thought.
Flying Logic makes logic visible, and removes the drudgery of making logic trees beautiful. The tools are so clever: they give you control and keep track of the analytical side invisibly.
Flying Logic facilitates real-time analysis of an organization's problems in a group setting, and reduces the need for follow-up meetings to gain consensus in the planning. Flying logic is also very useful for individuals working on problems— there is less chance of overlooking negatives to an idea/solution.
There is no other software that allows you to clearly and quickly visualize a problem and all its components in an organized and aesthetically pleasing structure.
Absolutely the best tool for building TOC trees.
I reach for Flying Logic when I need to work with graphs like I reach for Google Sheets when I need to work with tables.
Flying Logic has significantly improved our Design Thinking approach by facilitating the collaboration of ideas, impacts, and accountability.
A neat, smooth way to create thinking process diagrams.
To try in any normal diagraming tool would be futile in comparison to the speed and flexibility that Flying Logic offers.
I once gave TOC workshops to some 75 children at an elementary school. The objective was to demonstrate that children are capable of learning the theory of constraints. Not only was this great fun to do, but the results were surprising and very positive. And *obviously* I used Flying Logic during these workshops.
Critical thinking is the most difficult work we do. In my experience the only way to effectively think critically is to document the logic process. Flying Logic is by far the easiest and fastest way to do that.
Flying Logic is the quickest way, I have found, to get my thoughts out and placed clearly in front of me and my team.
Flying Logic has transformed the way I approach both growth modeling and conflict resolution. Not only does it allow me to break down elements of situations, but engages the user and teams to keep solutions flowing. Every time I use it in groups, everyone wants to know ‘What is that software you are using?
When confronted with a difficult, complex problem, I turn to Flying Logic for help.
There is no other software that I know that can help clarify tangled problems like Flying Logic can.
Flying Logic is a solid way to think clearly and communicate effectively.
From constructing software algorithms to strategizing about my business and personal plans, Flying Logic has helped me organize just about everything.
Flying Logic is very useful in building project plans; it helps people internalize the connections between tasks. You can learn enough of it in a day to make it useful as you continue to learn more about the tool.
The best tool for thinking.
There is no other tool that does what Flying Logic does. Yes it does diagrams, but is it so simple and easy to get a great looking layout that it becomes a unrivaled tool for thinking about processes and how they can be made more efficient.
Flying Logic is a powerful tool for intelligent people.
Flying Logic is the best companion to help me make decisions and organize projects.
Just the process of mapping the issues into Flying Logic gives me precious insights.
Flying Logic helps my thinking. It's a real contribution to Eli Goldratt's Mission: ‘Teach the world to think.’
Flying Logic has proven up to the task at untangling complex decision trees and partitioning functional diagrams for complex telecom systems.
Flying Logic is second to none for quickly eliciting the structure of a domain of discourse in a workshop setting.
I used Flying Logic to design my former company's cost logic for the entire business unit, and every bid that comes out of that business unit to this day is based on that logic I designed using your tool so many years ago.
Flying Logic allows me to explain, to myself and others, complexities and inter-dependencies that would take hours to draw or describe.
Flying Logic is a perfect tool for ‘The Logical Thinking Process’. It helps me to write Thinking Process diagrams fast and consistently.
Building logic is never easy. But with Flying Logic you have a lot of fun, which makes it a lot easier!
I was able to use Flying Logic to implement TOC thinking to a charity dinner, and we went from being in the red one year to being able to donate $10,000 to hospitalized children by year 2.
Visual logic made simple to use and easy to explain.
TOC diagramming is only the beginning. Like a pencil and paper, Flying Logic is limited only by your imagination in solving problems and selling the solution.
I use Flying Logic with several management teams to help them focus on what they can control and how to address it.
Flying Logic can help make us all third millennium thinkers.
I have never seen software this helpful and easy for making logical diagrams.
Flying Logic’s excellent user interface multiplies productivity in problem solving. Fantastic tool.
Whenever I want to find a root cause, I build a Current Reality Tree (CRT) together with my team using Flying Logic.
When I need to bring some structure to my thinking I will always look to Flying Logic to assist. The ability to begin anywhere in the thinking and expand from there is unique.
It’s the only program allowing me to fully use Goldratt’s Constraints tools effectively.
You know when you've got so many thoughts, ideas or problems in your head you can't think straight? Flying Logic fixes that.
Flying Logic is the best tool that I have found for modeling complex systems and road-mapping. I’ve tried everything from mind-mapping, to IDEF, and to business process maps, and nothing else even comes close.
Flying Logic makes creating the structure of the collective thinking within a workshop so easy and powerful.
Flying Logic has helped me bring clarity to some of the toughest problems I’ve faced throughout my career in strategy and management consulting.
Flying logic helped me think through difficult decisions and gain commitment and understanding from those who were part of the change.
Flying Logic lets me forget about the tool and concentrate on the meaning of what I’m doing.
I have been using Flying Logic for many years and this is one of the most valuable “thinking tools” in my arsenal.
I really enjoy Flying Logic. It has proven to be a great way to organize data that is extremely hierarchical, like knowledge about technology, and which technologies you need to further understand other technologies. We built out a massive Flying Logic document which describes knowledge in our company.