Tag Archives: engineering

Decision Driven® Methods Engine

The Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) web service is based on a rich decision management methods engine. I’ve typically delivered this method to strategy, engineering, project and process teams in the form of a Decision Driven® Design workshop. The methods … Continue reading

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Engineering is a gnarly profession

People don’t understand what engineers do.  Say “engineer” and a layperson thinks: Nerds Nerds with pocket protectors (I haven’t worn mine in years!) Nerds with pocket protectors and electrical tape holding their eyeglasses together (… decades!) Sophisticated laypersons think “Dilbert!” … Continue reading

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Decision: Solution Architecture

Within the Solution Concept branch of the Decision Driven® Product Design pattern, there’s a rich set of design decisions that address Solution Architecture.  These are the engineering decisions that balance how the product will be realized between hardware, software and … Continue reading

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Decision: Product Concept

Deep in the Target Markets branch of the Decision Driven® Strategy decision pattern, we eventually reach the Product Concept (aka Solution Concept/Design) decision.  For each product that you identify within your product portfolio, the product concept can be elaborated into a … Continue reading

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True and useful

Yesterday I spent most of the day populating the product development (solution design, systems engineering) decisions that are a big part of the Decision Driven® Solutions decision pattern.  I added a branch of decisions that form the bridge between science … Continue reading

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