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Make the leap – to simplified strategy and product development

I believe that strategic planning and product management/development processes are unnecessarily complex at most companies – even the best of them.  This complexity has many causes.  Some valid contributors to this complexity are: These processes (Strategy formulation, development and execution, … Continue reading

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Integrated methods or a bucket of tools?

In my consulting travels, I’ve come across quite a few organizations who use a bucket of tools approach to their strategy, product development and process improvement (e.g. six sigma) efforts.  They offer their teams a dizzying array of techniques, templates, … 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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Why Life before Strategy?

Several folks who have experience with the business use of Decision Driven® methods (Strategy, Design, Innovation, Architecture) have wondered why I launched Decision Driven® Life before Strategy.  Obviously, businesses are used to paying for tools that help them succeed; individuals … Continue reading

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