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Decision management capabilities

As I have said before, Decision Management is a lot more than decision-making.  What decision management capabilities would a world-class organization demonstrate? Proactive decision management: Launch every project or business initiative by framing the entire strategy as a Decision Breakdown … Continue reading

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Criteria: Core Competencies

The Decision Driven® Strategy pattern includes 2 decisions that can be used to discern, evaluate and prioritize your organization’s core competencies.  We separate core competencies into 2 classes: Process and Technology.   Based on my experience, most businesses treat these capabilities as different, … Continue reading

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Decision baselines

Every project, product, business or life has a decision baseline.  A decision baseline is just a snapshot of all of your decisions (fundamental questions that demand an answer or solution), the alternatives that you’ve committed to as your current answer, … Continue reading

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Decision: Core Competency Strategy

Core Competency Strategy is one of the 6 child decisions in our Decision Driven® Strategy pattern under the top-level vision decision. I have framed this decision as “What is our overall strategy to acquire and grow our process and technology core competencies?” … Continue reading

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Time to capability

Business folks use a term, time to market, to describe the time it takes to translate an idea for a new product into something real that can be sold to generate revenue.   Getting a product to market fast and first … Continue reading

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Decision patterns enable agile thinking

Over the past 20+ years, I’ve developed a large portfolio of decision patterns.  As a consultant to high-tech industries, I’m often thrown into situations where I’m not a technical expert and I’m in a room filled with lots of folks … Continue reading

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