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Decisions reduce complexity

My grandson Luke (4) is actively working out the cause-effect relationships that govern his world.  He recently told his mom, “I need to drink more water, I’m constitrated“.  Beyond the humorous combination of constipated + concentrated, he had discerned that his … Continue reading

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Decision Driven® Roadmaps

In my consulting business, I’ve helped clients build and maintain a rich set of roadmaps.  Roadmaps are a method to visualize and guide the evolution to technologies, products, platforms and even strategies, organizations, business models and markets.  Roadmaps are a … Continue reading

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Analogies between life and strategy decisions

Once when I was refining a decision pattern for Decision Driven® Strategy, I was populating the strategy Decision Breakdown Structure (DBS).  By a stroke of brilliance (actually an unintended copy error), I seeded the strategy decision pattern with the top … Continue reading

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Decision management is more than decision-making

There are two fundamental ways to use our Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF), decision management and decision-making.  Most individuals are looking for quick wins and will naturally jump into decision-making.  That’s the process of thinking through and committing to a … Continue reading

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The value of a decision

I’m often asked to justify why a specific decision is worthy of an hour or two of analysis time and effort.  This is typically delivered as a form of pushback, “I would never spend that much time making a decision … Continue reading

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Decision Breakdown Structure and Decision Networks

The central view of information in the Decision Driven Solutions Framework (DDSF) is called a Decision Breakdown Structure (DBS).  But the DBS is a lot more than just a way to display a decision model; it represents a way to … Continue reading

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What are you looking for?

As I have thought about simple ways to explain Decision Driven® Life to a range of people (everyday folks, life skills professionals, investors), I’ve boiled it down to 6 outcomes. WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR? Quick wins Gain control Fresh … Continue reading

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