Top 10 Benefits of Adopting Disciplined Decision-making (Pt. 2 of 2)

Top 10 Benefits of Adopting Disciplined Decision-making (Pt. 2 of 2)

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Disciplined Decision-Making For Every Organization…Continued

As we mentioned in our first installment of Disciplined Decision-Making for Every Organization, Today’s business environment = More variables + More information + More stakeholders + More of everything – except time and money. We strongly believe that adopting a disciplined decision-making process within your organization can provide benefits beyond reliable resource allocation and boardroom consensus.

As promised, below are our final 5 Top Benefits. The benefits are in no particular order.

6.      BUY-IN

Without buy-in some decisions may never occur. Having balanced input from all participants, and undertaking a collaborative approach not only increases organizational and stakeholder buy-in but it also facilitates a global decision that may not have otherwise taken place.

7.       CONFIDENCE

When making such important organizational decisions, confidence in the process is key. Employing a proven methodology greatly increases confidence in the process as well as in the results.

8.      AGILITY

Decision are difficult to begin with, why make them more difficult and time consuming than they have to be. Formulating faster, better, and more justifiable decisions is always desired. This can be achieved through a disciplined approach.

9.      CONSISTENCY

Along with justification, consistency is also critical. Decision need to be repeatable, reviewable, and revisable, if they are not, you may need to reassess your process.

10.   DOCUMENTATION

Finally, and some may argue most importantly, decisions need to be documented. Not only does the final decision need to be (well) documented, but an organization should also document assumptions, criteria, and values used to make the decision.

BONUS: We have decided to add 5 more additional Benefits of Adopting Disciplined Decision-making, tune in next week to see what they are!

 

Why adopt a decision-making software solution for your organization?

For most familiar everyday problems, decisions based on intuition can produce acceptable results because they involve few objectives and only one or two decision-makers. In business and government environments decisions are more complex involving multiple objectives, several decision-makers, and are subject to external review. If you find yourself in this situation often, considering a software solution, may be in your best interest. Out clients have employed such a solution across many business applications, these include:

  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Vendor Selection
  • Strategic Planning
  • Market Research
  • Performance Management
  • Risk Assessment

Our web-based collaborative decision-making tool will not only assist your organization in the prioritization and selection of your alternatives, but it will also provide a transparent and accountable way to do so.

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About ProcessPower Solutions Inc.

ProcessPower has been the sole value-added Canadian partner of Expert Choice since 1998 and manages the Expert Choice professional services team in the United States and internationally.

Expert Choice is a 30-year old software company applying the Analytic Hierarchy Process to organizational decision processes that achieve alignment and buy-in with speed and transparency.

To learn more about how this solution may increase the productivity of your organization, click the button below.

 

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