Monthly Archives: March 2015

Decision patterns – an actionable mental model for startups

In his book, The Founder’s Dilemmas, Noam Wasserman highlights in multiple places the need for a comprehensive and shared mental model among the co-founders of a new business.  Many of the root causes of failed start-ups can be traced to: … Continue reading

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Value Proposition Design

Humorous story. I ordered a copy of Value Proposition Design via Amazon Prime. It arrived today, but much to my dismay when I pulled it out of the package, the cover read “Bad Value Proposition Design” by Tim E. Waster. … Continue reading

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Value is created one decision at a time

I have been thinking a lot recently about how value is created for any business or enterprise.  These thoughts were triggered as I was updating the decision patterns available in the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) and also discussing our … Continue reading

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Update to Decision Patterns

The Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) has built-in support for the use of knowledge patterns.  This includes the ability to create and maintain a hierarchical pattern for a set of requirements, decisions or architecture elements.  These patterns can be used … Continue reading

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Rapid problem framing through decision patterns

The Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) was unveiled in June 2014 at the INCOSE International Symposium in Las Vegas, NV.  The enhanced capabilities of DDSF include a pattern copy/paste feature in the Decision Breakdown Structure (DBS) tool. This function enables … Continue reading

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