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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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Decision framework for competitive analysis

For every promising business opportunity or market segment that you may choose to pursue, there is a decision pattern that can be used to guide a quick, but effective competitive analysis. I recommend that before you commit to a new … Continue reading

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Stop the brain drain

As Baby Boomers retire in increasing numbers, there’s an amazing wealth of knowledge that will be lost from many successful organizations.  In some cases, this matters little – an industry may be experiencing rapid technology change or significant business model … Continue reading

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Reverse engineering a decision and roadmap baseline

Nearly all of my consulting engagements start with the same task – reverse engineering a strategic baseline for the client’s business or project from whatever source documents they can provide.  The initial output of this effort is an explicitly defined … Continue reading

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Decision: Course Concept

To better serve educational institutions and businesses or non-profits with a training focus, there is a Courseware decision pattern available in the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF).  This provides a set of courseware design decisions for each training course, beginning … Continue reading

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Decision framework for accelerated learning

Anyone can become wise if they take advantage of cycles of learning.  There is a compound interest effect that occurs if you harvest lessons learned from each situation you face, use these lessons to add to your personal tool kit … Continue reading

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