Category Archives: Decision Driven Life

Decisions = learning that lasts

This week I was reminded of the importance of lifelong learning and further convinced that a well-framed decision is one of the best ways to pass on skills to others.  I found myself on this train of thought after reading … Continue reading

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Decision Driven® Methods Engine

The Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) web service is based on a rich decision management methods engine. I’ve typically delivered this method to strategy, engineering, project and process teams in the form of a Decision Driven® Design workshop. The methods … Continue reading

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Life Roadmaps – Managing Dependencies

I’ve been populating a sample Life Roadmap within the Decision Driven® Life web service for a fictional 20-something, Jim Geny.  Here’s a filtered view of this roadmap that focuses on the alignment between 3 decisions: Life Vision Talents/Skills to Develop … Continue reading

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Never make a decision from scratch!

New flash!  15-August-2077.  Mugabeville, Zimbabwe. Although it seems impossible to believe, individuals once made important life decisions from scratch.  That era ended officially today with the demise of Mr. Ididit Myway of Mugabeville, the last known individual who refused to … Continue reading

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Roadmap examples

I’ve written quite a few words concerning Decision Driven® Strategy roadmaps in the past week, so here’s a few pictures to illustrate important concepts. Here’s a roadmap for an example water filter company that highlights their decisions concerning possible futures … Continue reading

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Interpreting roadmaps

Yesterday I explained the difference between a roadmap and a project plan; both display bars on a timeline, but the meaning of the bars is radically different. Roadmaps display the time-availability and evolution of the alternatives for a set of … Continue reading

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Translating methods into software

I take note that whenever I do a burst of software development to enhance the Decision Driven® Strategy and Life web services, my blogging suffers.  I think that’s because software prototyping, coding and debugging focuses the mind on very small … Continue reading

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