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Decide your Smart City Future!

I recently attended the Smart Cities Week in Washington DC.  This outstanding conference featured a great mix of leaders from government and industry sharing their insights and solutions on how to leverage technology to transform the way city-dwellers live and … Continue reading

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Common decision analysis errors

Yesterday I highlighted some common mistakes associated with failure to proactively identify and plan your decisions before diving into decision analysis.  Even if you have correctly focused on a high-priority, well-framed decision (successfully answered the “What do we need to … Continue reading

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Rapid scoring of alternatives

Everyone wants to make quick, high quality decisions.  It’s important to find a balance between “analysis paralysis” and “speed kills”.  For example, I encourage the folks that I mentor to take their time when defining criteria; understanding their stakeholders’ needs, … Continue reading

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Decision churn

I’ve been helping people with decisions for over 20 years.  I’ve seen lots of bad decision-making habits; one of the most common and damaging is “Decision Churn”. This problem is usually seen in group decision-making situations where a team leader … Continue reading

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Decisions make it visible

I’m amazed at the power of a well-framed, clearly-stated decision to shine the light on a murky issue.  I’m reminded of Proverbs 20:5, “A plan in the heart of a man is like deep water, but a man of understanding draws … Continue reading

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