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Criteria: Product Concept

The decision pattern within the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) web service includes 2 kinds of data: Decisions – a Decision Breakdown Structure (DBS) comprised of 200+ decisions arranged into a model that represents the strongest decision-to-decision relationships (typical cross-constraints) … Continue reading

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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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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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Decision patterns enable agile thinking

Over the past 20+ years, I’ve developed a large portfolio of decision patterns.  As a consultant to high-tech industries, I’m often thrown into situations where I’m not a technical expert and I’m in a room filled with lots of folks … 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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Avoiding either-or binary decisions

People often state a personal or professional decision as an either-or or binary (2 alternative) proposition.  Should I build a new house or stay where I’m at (do nothing)?  Should I build a new custom home or buy an existing house … Continue reading

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New Demo: Decision Patterns

We have added a new demo on Decision Patterns under the Demos tab on the blog and will soon add this demo to the Decision Driven® Life site.  Decision patterns are a framework of decisions (fundamental questions that demand a … Continue reading

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