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Growing an Open Innovation Culture – through decisions!

Many of the speakers at the Co-Dev 2015 Open Innovation conference shared a common theme, the need to grow an Open Innovation (OI) culture within their companies.  Numerous methods were shared concerning how to better focus an enterprise on innovation, … Continue reading

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All requirements are derived requirements

Every requirement that you will ever face can be traced to an upstream decision; all requirements are derived requirements.  I used to offer students in my Decision Driven® Design workshops a large cash prize if they could name a requirement that … Continue reading

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Decision baselines: a dynamic plan of record

It’s always helpful for your business to have a plan of record; a baseline plan that your entire organization can see and align their efforts against.  However, if you are pushing the envelope of new technologies, new products, new markets … Continue reading

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Decision Driven project management

Most project managers place their focus on a project plan comprised of a network of tasks and/or work packages.  These work packages are part of a hierarchical decomposition of the project effort known as a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).  A … Continue reading

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Decision patterns: thoughts from the bleeding edge

Rather than writing a well-formed teaching topic, today I share some less-structured thoughts on what the world looks like from the bleeding edge of decision patterns. Where have all the early adopters gone?  Everyone seems to be playing it very … Continue reading

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