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Accelerating new product development

There’s no quick fix for accelerating the development of a new product.  That’s because your organization has a baseline (existing, current) capability for product development that is comprised of a mix of existing solutions, people, process/methods, tools and knowledge assets.  If … Continue reading

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Decision baselines: a dynamic plan of record

It’s always helpful for your business to have a plan of record; a baseline plan that your entire organization can see and align their efforts against.  However, if you are pushing the envelope of new technologies, new products, new markets … Continue reading

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Continuous decision management

Newton’s Second Law of Motion is expressed as an equation is F = ma; Force = Mass x Acceleration.  This law is one of the most useful principles of the physical sciences; nearly everything we do and every product we … Continue reading

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Decision management capabilities

As I have said before, Decision Management is a lot more than decision-making.  What decision management capabilities would a world-class organization demonstrate? Proactive decision management: Launch every project or business initiative by framing the entire strategy as a Decision Breakdown … Continue reading

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Decision Breakdown Structure

For any strategy or design situation, a Decision Breakdown Structure (DBS) provides a way to decompose the situation into well-framed, loosely-coupled, bite-sized and manageable “thought packages“.  It provides a way to “Image the whole, then execute the parts” when the … Continue reading

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