FAQ

FAQ

Our Product FAQs are organized n 3 categories

  1. What is THINKSheet
  2. What is Common Measurement System
  3. What are TST Benefits

What Is THINKSheetTM

ThinkSheetTM is a platform for creating 3-D high-speed visual logic information systems for professionals.  The platform includes (1) visual logic methodology, (2) applications, development tools, models, reports, presentations, databases, user guides and research plus (3) the services to use them productively. The ThinkSheetTM models are the breakthrough.

What Are THINKSheet’s BenefitsTM

ThinkSheetTM models your “whole thought process” – as opposed to numerical models which only model the quantitative factors ThinkSheetTM‘s ability to distill & synthesize both qualitative & quantitative factors into a logical whole results in greater accuracy, transparency and efficiency than numerical models & text.As a hybrid of numerical models & text, it can communicate, quantify & visualize both qualitative & quantitative assumptions in one medium.

How comprehensive can I make my TST models?

As detailed as you want. However, we specialize in helping you prioritize “the few variables that matter” and using rich language to distill them on one dynamic page in your models.

What does Drivers-Focused Mean?

This is a quote from Malcolm Gladwell’s book, Blink.

“Great decision makers aren’t those who process the most information or spend the most time deliberating, but those who have perfected the art of “thin-slicing” – i.e., filtering the very few factors that matter from an overwhelming number of variables.”

What is the Common Measurement System?

A system for making all assumptions & countries “apples to apples” for comparison purposes.

How does TST make your comparisons apples to apples”?

A proprietary set of 2-D functions that enable users to simultaneously communicate and quantify each assumption for each metric. Each metric has its own function that simulates the most effective language professionals use when scaling their assumptions for individual metrics.

What is “the language of the market”?

The rich language financial professionals use when communicating their reasoning for financial markets decisions. The language of ThinkSHEET models is profession-specific. Language for other professions are:

  • “the language of global macro”
  • “the language of government”
  • “the language of law”
  • “the language of medicine”
  • “the language of science”.

What is the 1PAGERTM?

The 1PAGERTM is ThinkSHEET’s signature output. It visualizes your most important assumptions for your decision-making process on one dynamic page.

How many pre-built modules can I use to customize my models?

Hundreds. We have 50+ model templates in 8 categories. The templates are further broken down into modules and metrics. There are several hundred metrics that you can combine to customize your model.

What is the Thought Process CenterTM?

A searchable repository of all of the ThinkSHEET intellectual property on our secure web site. You can access it from any device at any time once we have given you a password.

 

7. What Are THINKSheet’s BenefitsTM

ThinkSheetTM models your “whole thought process” – as opposed to numerical models which only model the quantitative factors ThinkSheetTM‘s ability to distill & synthesize both qualitative & quantitative factors into a logical whole results in greater accuracy, transparency and efficiency than numerical models & text.As a hybrid of numerical models & text, it can communicate, quantify & visualize both qualitative & quantitative assumptions in one medium.

 What needs does TST Equities Address?

TST Equities Systems meets the need for equities professionals to model QL factors as easily as QT factors. The TST value proposition: TST modeling tools enable your team to communicate, quantify and visualize your thought processes, rank decision options, and exchange ideas quickly and efficiently. The benefit: faster and more accurate collaboration, increasing the odds that you will make the right decisions and accelerating their implementation.

The models let you

 What Are THINKSheet Models (THINKSheets)?

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  • Quantify and communicate all factors (QL+QT) that influence your decisions,
  • Synthesize the most important ones on one dynamic page,
  • Collaborate with colleagues and clients with maximum productivity,
  • Improve your decision process.

You can create as many THINKSheets as you want.Our financial market applications are customized by asset class.  We also have applications for Global Macro, Real Estate, Fixed Income, Oil & Gas and China plus applications for other professions, such as business, government and geopolitics. These applications are all interchangeable so that components from one application can be reused in other applications

 

The Common Measurement System is a proprietary set of 2-dimensional  Ranking Methods that enable you to simultaneously communicate and quantify each assumption for each metric. Each metric has its own Ranking Method that simulates the most effective language you use in meetings when comparing your  assumptions for individual metrics.  The benefit isthat the system makes all of your stocks “apples to apples” for comparison purposes.   Bloomberg Quote

 

 

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