Tag Archives: decision management

Transform your thinking

Really important changes start in our minds.  If you are attempting to transform your business, create disruptive innovations or make a significant difference in some grand challenge, you will most likely be limited by your fundamental thinking skills.  That’s not … Continue reading

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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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Big Ideas: Decision Management

Because Decision Management (DM) is not widely recognized as a first-tier management or technical process, I often have to restate the Big Ideas on which DM is based. For each idea (assertion of a truth that I’ve found useful), I’ve … 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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Balancing factors for situation success

I’ve been blessed in life with the opportunity to tackle a diverse set of me-stretching challenges.  Perhaps I sought these out by saying “Yes, I can do that!” a bit hastily, but I’ve never considered a perceived-by-others failure to be … Continue reading

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Lean and Agile Thinking

It’s hard to escape the influence that the Lean and Agile movements have had on innovation-driven enterprises.  They have grown from their manufacturing and software roots to converge in the new product development, innovation and start-up space.  And done mostly … 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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