Category Archives: Decision Driven Strategy

Consulting Services: Strategic, Pinpoint, Turnkey

This week I’ve been pondering how to communicate the value proposition for some new consulting services. They are not really new, i.e. we’ve done them in parts for many years, but newly packaged and aligned so that they can deliver … Continue reading

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Reverse Engineer to go farther/faster

We all like the thought of continuous forward progress, accelerating onwards and upwards toward a strategic goal or outcome. But many times our march to the future is best served by a tactical pause in which we consolidate our gains, … Continue reading

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THINK-plan-DO-check

The human bias towards ACTION is very strong. But what distinguishes us from the beasts is our ability to THINK, i.e. envision a range of possible futures, evaluate competing alternatives and commit to a specific vision of the future before … Continue reading

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Ecosystem Design: Technical and Business Architectures

This week I’ve had ecosystems on the brain.  It started with an excellent discussion with a customer who is eagerly waiting for the release of our N-Squared tool so that he can model, better understand and communicate the business architecture … Continue reading

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Strategic vs Operational Dashboards

It seems that management dashboards have been a popular business topic for well over a decade.  Senior managers are looking for any edge that will keep them ahead of the disruptive changes that their businesses face. Three of my more … Continue reading

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Technology, Product and Strategy Roadmaps

Invariably, the highest rated posts on my Decision Driven® blog are those that address roadmaps.  Over the past 8 years, I’ve received thousands of hits on this topic. Recognizing that interest, we have developed a Roadmap video that highlights the … Continue reading

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Management by Decisions

Many of my posts focus on Decision Management, a first-order business/technical process that includes the following elements: Plan Decisions: Frame the problem to be solved as an explicit decision model. Make Decisions: Synthesize alternatives, evaluate alternatives, assess risks/opportunities, capture rationale, … Continue reading

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