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Early Adopters Whitepaper

I was recently asked to summarize the business results associated with delivering Decision Driven® Solutions (methods, tools, patterns and processes) to the early adopters at a leading global telecommunications company.  It took a weekend to think through my 12 years … Continue reading

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Failure to leverage decision patterns

“Manage Decisions across Domains” is the fifth process within my Decision Driven® methods engine.  That’s really consultant/nerd-speak for “Use decision patterns, dummy!” and “Never make a decision from scratch!”   Decisions patterns are a precious form of intellectual property, but are often … Continue reading

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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: 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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Strategy for non-profits

The decision patterns that are available within the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) can be applied directly to innovate, evaluate and manage the strategy and service offerings of any non-profit organization.  Decisions are fundamental questions/issues that demand an answer or … Continue reading

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Platform engineering

In the past few years, over half of my consulting engagements have addressed the high-payoff challenge known as platform engineering.  Designing a single product can be difficult; fast-forwarding your thinking and designing a family of products to leverage a common … Continue reading

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