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Tips for entrepreneurs

Yesterday I had the opportunity to talk to the Entrepreneurship class at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, my alma mater.  I split my talk between “Using Decisions Patterns to Accelerate Your Business” (which I’ve touched on often in this blog) and … Continue reading

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Decision: Standards Strategy

Within the Core Competency Strategy decision pattern, there is a Standards Strategy decision that I have framed as “What is our strategy towards influencing or complying with relevant standards?”  This decision addresses your general posture toward standards; you may have … Continue reading

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Decision: Market Positioning

The deepest branch within the Decision Driven® Strategy decision pattern begins with the Target Markets decision.  This is the natural fan-out point in your company’s decision model; for each market that you choose to pursue you will want to think through … Continue reading

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Compare Alternatives – Spider Chart

The Compare Alternatives capability within the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) contains two different comparison views that you can use to compare your alternatives: Tornado Chart: This chart compares the relative effectiveness of any pair of alternatives.  It displays their … Continue reading

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