Tag Archives: value chain

Ecosystem Design: Technical and Business Architectures

This week I’ve had ecosystems on the brain.  It started with an excellent discussion with a customer who is eagerly waiting for the release of our N-Squared tool so that he can model, better understand and communicate the business architecture … Continue reading

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Value is created one decision at a time

I have been thinking a lot recently about how value is created for any business or enterprise.  These thoughts were triggered as I was updating the decision patterns available in the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) and also discussing our … Continue reading

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Criteria: Value Chain Strategy

In a previous post on the Value Chain Strategy decision, I mentioned that the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) helps me attack a new portion of the business services value chain.  In the past, I’ve been a methods researcher/integrator/innovator and … Continue reading

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Decision: Value Chain Strategy

Every human endeavor has a business model.  There’s no such thing as a free lunch; there’s likely a series (or chain) of value-for-value transactions that brought the food to your table.  In the Decision Driven® Strategy pattern, we call this … Continue reading

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Strategy decision pattern – an overview

Our Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) web service is comprised of a unique suite of integrated web applications that can simplify and align your Systems Engineering, Product Development and Strategic Planning processes. The framework supports a rich set of decision … Continue reading

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Analogies between life and strategy decisions

Once when I was refining a decision pattern for Decision Driven® Strategy, I was populating the strategy Decision Breakdown Structure (DBS).  By a stroke of brilliance (actually an unintended copy error), I seeded the strategy decision pattern with the top … Continue reading

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