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Decision déjà vu

We’ve all been there. You are sitting in a meeting and it dawns on you: We’ve made this decision before. Why are we struggling with it again? Perhaps it was on your last project when you wrestled with essentially the … Continue reading

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Decision: Service Flow – Engagement Model

The decision, Service Flow, is one of the more challenging decisions within the service concept branch of the Decision Driven® Services decision pattern.  The decision is framed as “What series of steps will deliver this service?  How will the engagement … Continue reading

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Models inform decisions

I often repeat the claim that decisions provide the context (superstructure, framework, skeleton, glue) for all other future-focused information.  Decisions create the future and anything that exists (as far as humans can reach) flows from conscious or unconscious decisions on … Continue reading

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Criteria: Functional Model

In my previous post, I said that “Functional design is not just adding up the list of functions …, but rather organizing them into a lean, mean performing machine.”  Functional design is a fairly abstract process, so it’s quite helpful … 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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