Monthly Archives: February 2008

Decision Driven® Roadmaps

In my consulting business, I’ve helped clients build and maintain a rich set of roadmaps.  Roadmaps are a method to visualize and guide the evolution to technologies, products, platforms and even strategies, organizations, business models and markets.  Roadmaps are a … Continue reading

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Analogies between life and strategy decisions

Once when I was refining a decision pattern for Decision Driven® Strategy, I was populating the strategy Decision Breakdown Structure (DBS).  By a stroke of brilliance (actually an unintended copy error), I seeded the strategy decision pattern with the top … Continue reading

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Decision management is more than decision-making

There are two fundamental ways to use our Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF), decision management and decision-making.  Most individuals are looking for quick wins and will naturally jump into decision-making.  That’s the process of thinking through and committing to a … Continue reading

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Lifelong innovation

Lifelong innovation is one of my passions.  Whether the subject is some area of life, a process or a product, I’m wired to look for continuous improvement.  I’m certainly not a subscriber to the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix … Continue reading

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Decision: Safety strategy

About 20 years ago, our house was broken into by some petty thieves.  They pried open and kicked in two doors and swiped our new VCR, some loose cash and a few Christmas presents from under the tree.  The loss of stuff was trivial, … Continue reading

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Decision: Service Opportunities

Many of us are seeking to make a difference in the world (or in eternity) beyond our careers.  Jesus told us that it was better to serve than to be served; many are living out that principle through a wide … Continue reading

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Assess or decide, then act?

I had a good discussion yesterday that reminded me of the many ways that individuals approach their life’s problems and challenges.  I was asked how Decision Driven® Life compared with the various personality assessment or profiling tools on the market.   More on … Continue reading

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