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Expert Panel Q&A: Drilling Down on PPBE Reform's Critical Areas
Defining the Top Acronyms in the Final PPBE Reform Report
Understanding the Key Elements of PPBE Reform
The Future of PPBE: Part 3 - It's all about Advana

Data & Reporting

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How Ineffective Analysis Leads to Compliance Issues-featured-image
How Ineffective Analysis Leads to Compliance Issues

Discover how ineffective analysis in federal government agencies can lead to compliance issues, jeopardizing public inte...

Managing Personality-Driven Decision-Making with Data-featured-image
Managing Personality-Driven Decision-Making with Data

Discover how federal agencies can overcome personality-driven prioritization by leveraging data-driven insights, improvi...

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The Criticality of Data-Driven Decision-Making in Defense Budgeting

Data-driven decision-making is emerging as a critical approach for defense budgeting, enabling the DoD to make informed ...

Prioritize

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3 Signs You're Not Getting All You Can From Your Resources (And What You Can Do About It)

Resource capacity planning is critical for any business. If you are having trouble seeing exactly where resources are be...

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The Biggest Side Effect of Resource Bottlenecks That No One Wants To Talk About

The biggest side effect of resource bottlenecks that gets very little attention: the human cost. When your organization ...

How to Align Portfolio Strategy to Agency Mission-featured-image
How to Align Portfolio Strategy to Agency Mission

Discover how federal agency portfolio managers can align their strategies to mission objectives with Decision Lens for o...

Plan

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Top 3 Resource Shortage Causes (And What You Can Do About It)

Allocating resources to get projects over the finish line can be tough. Here are the top three causes of resource shorta...

4 Expert Takeaways on Reforming the DoD's PPBE Process-featured-image
4 Expert Takeaways on Reforming the DoD's PPBE Process

A Panel of 4 Experts React to PPBE Reform Commission's Final Report

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Making More Agile Portfolio Decisions

Discover the power of agile portfolio decision-making in federal agencies. Embrace adaptability, collaboration, and data...

Fund

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The Budget Passed, Now What?

As government agencies transition from a Continuing Resolution to a full-fledged budget, the need for prioritization too...

Overcoming Budget Unpredictability: Achieving Fiscal Stability for Federal Agencies-featured-image
Overcoming Budget Unpredictability: Achieving Fiscal Stability for Federal Agencies

Navigating budget unpredictability is crucial. Read this blog to learn strategies to achieve fiscal stability, overcome ...

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Feature Spotlight – Negative Costs are Now Possible!

Feature Spotlight – Negative Costs are Now Possible!

PPBE

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Expert Panel Q&A: Drilling Down on PPBE Reform's Critical Areas-featured-image
Expert Panel Q&A: Drilling Down on PPBE Reform's Critical Areas

Expert panelists drill down on critical areas of PPBE reform

Defining the Top Acronyms in the Final PPBE Reform Report-featured-image
Defining the Top Acronyms in the Final PPBE Reform Report

Decision Lens identifies the most important acronyms in the PPBE Reform Commission's Final Report

Understanding the Key Elements of PPBE Reform-featured-image
Understanding the Key Elements of PPBE Reform

Dive into the meaning and importance of the terms ‘budget,’ ‘acquisition,’ ‘program,’ ‘data,’ and ‘systems’ and how they...

Expert Panel Q&A: Drilling Down on PPBE Reform's Critical Areas-featured-image
Expert Panel Q&A: Drilling Down on PPBE Reform's Critical Areas

Expert panelists drill down on critical areas of PPBE reform

Top 3 Resource Shortage Causes (And What You Can Do About It)-featured-image
Top 3 Resource Shortage Causes (And What You Can Do About It)

Allocating resources to get projects over the finish line can be tough. Here are the top three causes of resource shorta...

3 Signs You're Not Getting All You Can From Your Resources (And What You Can Do About It)-featured-image
3 Signs You're Not Getting All You Can From Your Resources (And What You Can Do About It)

Resource capacity planning is critical for any business. If you are having trouble seeing exactly where resources are be...

The Biggest Side Effect of Resource Bottlenecks That No One Wants To Talk About-featured-image
The Biggest Side Effect of Resource Bottlenecks That No One Wants To Talk About

The biggest side effect of resource bottlenecks that gets very little attention: the human cost. When your organization ...

4 Expert Takeaways on Reforming the DoD's PPBE Process-featured-image
4 Expert Takeaways on Reforming the DoD's PPBE Process

A Panel of 4 Experts React to PPBE Reform Commission's Final Report

The Budget Passed, Now What?-featured-image
The Budget Passed, Now What?

As government agencies transition from a Continuing Resolution to a full-fledged budget, the need for prioritization too...

Defining the Top Acronyms in the Final PPBE Reform Report-featured-image
Defining the Top Acronyms in the Final PPBE Reform Report

Decision Lens identifies the most important acronyms in the PPBE Reform Commission's Final Report

Understanding the Key Elements of PPBE Reform-featured-image
Understanding the Key Elements of PPBE Reform

Dive into the meaning and importance of the terms ‘budget,’ ‘acquisition,’ ‘program,’ ‘data,’ and ‘systems’ and how they...

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The Future of PPBE: Part 3 - It's all about Advana

The Commission mentioned Advana many times throughout the report. The idea behind Advana is to have it serve as the ‘dat...

The Future of PPBE: Part 2 - The Multi-Front Reform Battle-featured-image
The Future of PPBE: Part 2 - The Multi-Front Reform Battle

PPBE reform will require change across oversight, technology, culture, and process to be successful. In this article ser...

The Future of PPBE: Part 1 - Agility-featured-image
The Future of PPBE: Part 1 - Agility

The goal of PPBE reform is to add agility to long range planning and, just as importantly, to year of execution funding ...

PPBE Report: Impact on Planners, FMers and Comptrollers-featured-image
PPBE Report: Impact on Planners, FMers and Comptrollers

The impact of the findings will be significant for everyone involved with the prioritizing, planning, and funding elemen...

Making More Agile Portfolio Decisions-featured-image
Making More Agile Portfolio Decisions

Discover the power of agile portfolio decision-making in federal agencies. Embrace adaptability, collaboration, and data...

How Ineffective Analysis Leads to Compliance Issues-featured-image
How Ineffective Analysis Leads to Compliance Issues

Discover how ineffective analysis in federal government agencies can lead to compliance issues, jeopardizing public inte...

Overcoming Budget Unpredictability: Achieving Fiscal Stability for Federal Agencies-featured-image
Overcoming Budget Unpredictability: Achieving Fiscal Stability for Federal Agencies

Navigating budget unpredictability is crucial. Read this blog to learn strategies to achieve fiscal stability, overcome ...

How to Align Portfolio Strategy to Agency Mission-featured-image
How to Align Portfolio Strategy to Agency Mission

Discover how federal agency portfolio managers can align their strategies to mission objectives with Decision Lens for o...

Managing Personality-Driven Decision-Making with Data-featured-image
Managing Personality-Driven Decision-Making with Data

Discover how federal agencies can overcome personality-driven prioritization by leveraging data-driven insights, improvi...

Did You Know Decision Lens Can... Part 2-featured-image
Did You Know Decision Lens Can... Part 2

Explore how the software allows users to transform how they plan, prioritize, and fund.

The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Defense Budget System: It Must Be Continuous-featured-image
The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Defense Budget System: It Must Be Continuous

To counter the threat of China, the United States must adopt a more agile and forward-looking approach to defense budget...

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The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Defense Budget System: It Must Deliver Mission Alignment

To attain mission alignment and make informed resource decisions, we must simultaneously consider three distinct time ho...

The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Defense Budget System: It Must Be Enterprise-Wide-featured-image
The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Defense Budget System: It Must Be Enterprise-Wide

Integrated planning involves taking a comprehensive view of the enterprise to identify and influence key factors that co...

The Criticality of Data-Driven Decision-Making in Defense Budgeting-featured-image
The Criticality of Data-Driven Decision-Making in Defense Budgeting

Data-driven decision-making is emerging as a critical approach for defense budgeting, enabling the DoD to make informed ...

The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Budget Defense System: It Must Embed Transparency and Accountability-featured-image
The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Budget Defense System: It Must Embed Transparency and Accountability

Striking a balance between providing Congress with oversight and allowing for greater flexibility in response to changin...

Transforming Government Planning: The Power of Public Sector-Focused Software Vendors-featured-image
Transforming Government Planning: The Power of Public Sector-Focused Software Vendors

By partnering with software vendors exclusively focused on serving the public sector, governments can unlock numerous be...

The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Budget Defense System: It Must Be Natively Collaborative-featured-image
The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Budget Defense System: It Must Be Natively Collaborative

The system must embrace transparency and foster a culture of collaboration. Promoting open dialogue and interdisciplinar...

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The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Budget Defense System: It Must be Powered by Leading-Edge Technology

The DoD must embrace a new paradigm in defense budgeting, one that is powered by leading-edge technology and prioritizes...

5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: Too Much Data, Not Enough Insight-featured-image
5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: Too Much Data, Not Enough Insight

Big data is a critical component to delivering decision advantage to public sector agencies, allowing them to make bette...

5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: A Culture of Low Risk-featured-image
5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: A Culture of Low Risk

Explore the impact of low risk tolerance in the US government, its implications for public institutions and leaders, and...

5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: Excessive Complexity-featured-image
5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: Excessive Complexity

Changing leadership, varied missions, and congressional oversight, creates a dynamic that makes change within these orga...

5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: Lack of Strategic Financial Management-featured-image
5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: Lack of Strategic Financial Management

In the public sector especially, with long planning cycles, colors of money, and well-established programs, finance may ...

5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: Organizational Disjointedness-featured-image
5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: Organizational Disjointedness

Today’s interconnected world and ever-changing macro factors have rendered existing government planning silos obsolete.

Did You Know Decision Lens Can... Part 1-featured-image
Did You Know Decision Lens Can... Part 1

Highlighting the new capabilities Decision Lens offers planners and financial managers looking to improve their resource...

Driving Decision Advantage: Decision Lens and Army Finance & Comptroller School Partnership-featured-image
Driving Decision Advantage: Decision Lens and Army Finance & Comptroller School Partnership

Commencing in 2021, Decision Lens subject matter experts have facilitated training in the art of the possible with consu...

Product Perspective: Key Features Released in 2022-featured-image
Product Perspective: Key Features Released in 2022

A few of the highlights for me but these represent just a fraction of the work that went on in 2022 including Qualitativ...

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What should drive your business process re-engineering (BPR)?

Business Process Improvement (BPI) and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) are essential to modernization. Learn what ...

Overview: Six Guiding Principles of a Next-Generation Defense Budget System Whitepaper-featured-image
Overview: Six Guiding Principles of a Next-Generation Defense Budget System Whitepaper

Overview of ways to improve the current defense budget system and the PPBE process.

Automation: The Secret Weapon in the Public Sector’s War for Talent-featured-image
Automation: The Secret Weapon in the Public Sector’s War for Talent

Automation allows organizations to operate more efficiently and effectively by eliminating humans from engaging in repet...

PPBE Commission Recommendation: Congress should require the DoD to utilize scenario-based prioritization budgeting tools-featured-image
PPBE Commission Recommendation: Congress should require the DoD to utilize scenario-based prioritization budgeting tools

Requiring budget scenario tools to understand and prioritize potential spending impacts resulting from changing world ev...

Air Force readiness requires stepping away from the spreadsheets-featured-image
Air Force readiness requires stepping away from the spreadsheets

Learn about the impact on military commands, when program planning and budget execution are offset from their direct aut...

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DoD PPBE Data Problems Can Be Fixed Now

While there are systemic issues with PPBE, the article highlights that improving data is at the crux of a better approac...

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Why data visibility, granularity, and accuracy are keys to better PPBE

Learn about the challenges the current PPBE process poses for reprogramming funds during the year of execution.

How the Army will balance contingency and long-term needs-featured-image
How the Army will balance contingency and long-term needs

Learn about the challenges the PPBE process poses when it comes to modernizing planning and how you can overcome them wi...

Interview: Space Force Association DC Chapter VP Marketing - Josh Martin-featured-image
Interview: Space Force Association DC Chapter VP Marketing - Josh Martin

An interview with Space Force Association DC Chapter VP, Josh Martin.

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Modernizing PPBE: DoD budget process must keep up with real needs

On March 22, Tom Temin of Federal News Network interviewed Juliet Beyler the Executive Director for U.S. Naval Forces Eu...

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Automating PPBE: Decision Lens Cofounder and CSO speaks with Federal News Network

Dan Saaty, Chief Science Officer and Cofounder of Decision Lens interviewed by Federal News Network on automating the PP...

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Survey Suggests it's Time to Lean in to Digital Transformation

A recent survey from Meritalk suggests its time for Federal Agencies to lean in to digital transformation.

2021 in Review: Product Updates and what’s Ahead for 2022-featured-image
2021 in Review: Product Updates and what’s Ahead for 2022

Decision Lens software updates for 2021 and product roadmap for 2022.

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Decision Lens Promotes Josh Martin to Chief Marketing Officer

Decision Lens appoints new Chief Marketing Officer to drive long term growth

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What is Integrated Planning? (And How to be Successful at it!)

Integrated planning helps to align resources to your mission and encourages collaboration at all levels of your organiza...

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Section 11204 of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Everything you need to know about how to make the most of the opportunities presented by the recently passed Infrastruct...

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Bridging the Gap Between Data and Decisions

How to Collect, Organize, and Categorize the most Relevant data for Better Scenario Planning and Decision Making at the ...

Everything you need to know about PPBS-featured-image
Everything you need to know about PPBS

Everything that you need know know about the Planning Programming and Budgeting System (PPBS) and how you can update it

Becoming a Model for Modernized Services-featured-image
Becoming a Model for Modernized Services

Space Force is set to be the first fully digital service. How can DoD follow Space Force's lead and modernize?

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Revolutionize Government Decision-Making

Decision Lens new branding reflects our focus on helping to modernize how the public sector plans, funds, and prioritize...

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How to get to Better Reporting

Embrace a culture of data at your organization by learning to leverage the tools at your disposal

Innovation Lifecycles: How to Maximize R&D ROI Through Collaborative Decision Making-featured-image
Innovation Lifecycles: How to Maximize R&D ROI Through Collaborative Decision Making

Learn how innovation lifecycles help to maximize Research and Development ROI by creating systematic, collaborative deci...

The Importance of Planning Across Multiple Time Horizons-featured-image
The Importance of Planning Across Multiple Time Horizons

Effective Planners consider multiple times horizons. Learn about the key skills needed for each time horizon.

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What is Government Innovation?

What is government innovation and what is important for the public sector to know when initiating innovative projects.

Climate-Informed Decision-Making at the DoD-featured-image
Climate-Informed Decision-Making at the DoD

DoD must soon address climate change in it's decision-making and planning processes.

What is Strategic Planning? | The Strategic Planning Process Revealed-featured-image
What is Strategic Planning? | The Strategic Planning Process Revealed

Strategic Planning helps prioritize resources, and projects with the most ROI. The Strategic Planning Process helps to c...

Top 6 Tips to Getting Your Budget Approved-featured-image
Top 6 Tips to Getting Your Budget Approved

What are appropriators looking for in budgets? Insights from AGA PDT session "Budget Formulation 2.0".

Providing Lifesaving Organ Transplants to our Nation-featured-image
Providing Lifesaving Organ Transplants to our Nation

UNOS used Decision Lens and the AHP process to help update its allocation of organs to provide more life-saving organs

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Program Objective Memorandum (POM) Planning and the PPBE Process

Learn everything you need to know about the DOD Program Objective Memorandum (POM) cycle and learn how to modernize your...

DL Labs: Investing in Employee Driven Innovation-featured-image
DL Labs: Investing in Employee Driven Innovation

Decision Lens invests in employee-driven innovation to boost morale and enhance its product.

PPBE: Everything You Need to Know-featured-image
PPBE: Everything You Need to Know

Learn everything you need to know about the Planning, Programming, Budget, and Execution (PPBE) process for DoD acquisit...

Q&A from ASMC PDI Panel Modernizing DoD Financial Management Reporting-featured-image
Q&A from ASMC PDI Panel Modernizing DoD Financial Management Reporting

How DoD can modernize its financial management reporting Q&A session from ASMC PDI panel session on how to get start...

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Creating Excellence in Local IT Strategic Planning

Discussion on IT Strategic Planning with Rob Nix of the City of Charlotte

3 ways Automating Budgeting Formulations will Transform your Organization-featured-image
3 ways Automating Budgeting Formulations will Transform your Organization

How automating budget formulations is transforming the DoD

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Ensuring Readiness: Modernizing the PPBE Process

Ensuring Readiness: Modernizing the PPBE Process. See how the DOD, Army, Air Force, and others are taking their PPBE pro...

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Layperson's Guide to Target Grading in Decision Lens

Plan your projects and portfolio to help you reach your targets

Midyear Review Reporting- An Insider's View-featured-image
Midyear Review Reporting- An Insider's View

Learn how to better prepare for, conduct, and follow-up on midyear reviews in DoD

How to Save Time and Resources During your Intake Process-featured-image
How to Save Time and Resources During your Intake Process

Speed up the intake process by utilizing a Continuous Integrated Planning (CIP) solution to automate gathering requireme...

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Building Confidence in the S&T Process at USDA APHIS

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) program safeguards U.S. ...

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5 Ways to Modernize your Science and Technology Planning

Are your antiquated processes for prioritizing and investing in S&T innovations preventing you from reaching the fie...

Transformational Decision-Making: Where Data, Decision Science, and Technology Meet-featured-image
Transformational Decision-Making: Where Data, Decision Science, and Technology Meet

Strategic financial decision-making, described in the National Defense Strategy, is one of the most important tasks for ...

Panel: Financial Management Challenges are Consistent Across the DoD-featured-image
Panel: Financial Management Challenges are Consistent Across the DoD

Across the armed services, those in FM roles are seeing a need to modernize and change their processes to better priorit...

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UFR Process Modernization: Transitioning from UFR 1.0 to UFR 2.0

Uncover ways to enhance your UFR process and best practices to help others take their processes from UFR 1.0 to UFR 2.0.

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The Need to Balance Warfighting Assets, and Systems that Enable Them

Unless we balance warfighting assets and the systems that enable them, we'll have the equivalent of a Ferrari in the mid...

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Visual Planning

Our latest Decision Lens release bypasses the need for a flowery title and instead delivers on something very literal an...

3 Hidden Business Impacts of Static Strategic Resource Planning
3 Hidden Business Impacts of Static Strategic Resource Planning

These hidden costs may be lurking below the surface and hurting your bottom line.

Implementing Tools and Processes
Implementing Tools and Processes: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Anyone can hand you software to install, but without effective software implementation, the end-user will most likely ne...

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How To Hire The Best Candidate Without Bias

How do you efficiently and effectively find the “best” candidate for the role your organization is searching for, while ...

The Link From Planning To Execution
The Link From Planning To Execution

While processes and organizations vary to some degree, generally, the link from planning to execution begins with a requ...

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How To Use GIS To Improve Capital Planning

For a lot of our users working in large transportation agencies, data gathering and analysis can be a challenge. Numerou...

Agile Backlog Planning
The Art and Science of Agile Roadmap Planning

Most software Product Owners would agree that planning for the work that the Agile development teams will undertake is a...

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Time is Money: How To Gain It Back By Removing Value-Deficient Programs And Tasks

Instead of just trying to get everything done, what if we think about whether we’re doing the right things, and how much...

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Using Decision Lens & Tableau To Make Critical (Geographical) Resource Decisions

When you're having a hard time finding an answer to something, it helps to change the way you’re viewing it. That’s what...

R&D: Selecting And Evaluating Ideas As Priorities Shift
R&D: Selecting And Evaluating Ideas As Priorities Shift

The capture, evaluation, and communication of RDTE is easier said than done. Now more than ever, the world needs ways to...

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Leverage Your Most Critical Resource....People!

When you think about "resources," what comes to mind? Operational budgets? Discretionary funds? What if I told you PEOPL...

Adjusting Resources Quickly in Times of Crisis
Adjusting Resources Quickly In Times Of Crisis

These days, there aren't enough hours in the day, dollars in the bank, or people on the floor. So how do you even begin ...

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Planning In A Virtual World

Organizations are finding ways to work virtually – to collaborate, communicate and coordinate on virtual platforms. More...

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Is Continuous Planning A Smarter Move For Your Organization?

Continuous planning provides an approach that maintains a continually updated plan, keeping you much more agile and avoi...

A Letter From Our CEO
COVID-19: Why An Agile Planning Process Is More Important Than Ever

If nothing else, COVID-19 has proven that any business assumptions you made about how 2020 was going to shape up likely ...

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Gut Check: It’s 2020, How Does Your Organization Defend Their Decision Making Without Data Driven Algorithms?

Frustrated and not making any headway towards a decision? Maybe it's time you looked at your portfolio planning process....

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Customer Service Week Employee Recognition: Brent Peaden

As we continue to celebrate NCSW, find out what it takes to be successful in a customer-facing career and the importance...

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Customer Service Week Employee Recognition: Sandra Murillo

Continuing to celebrate National Customer Service Week, hear how our customer support team's overall success is the culm...

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Customer Service Week Employee Recognition: Marco Trigueros

This week is an opportunity to celebrate the importance of customer service as well as the people who support our custom...

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Do You Know What Your Project Portfolio Is Really Trying To Tell You?

How do you know what your Project Portfolio is trying to tell you? It's not easy to understand your options, navigate th...

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6 Benefits of Online Learning

Online learning provides access to education regardless of the topic or your location. If you're curious about what some...

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To Enhance Strategic Discipline and Effectiveness, Increase 'Strategy Inclusivity'

To enhance strategic discipline and effectiveness, increase “strategy inclusivity”

When you have more information than resources: a QA with U.S. Air Force Academy Leader-featured-image
When you have more information than resources: a QA with U.S. Air Force Academy Leader

For USAF Col. Shawn Campbell, decision-making in our day is about cleaving to critical information and matching resource...

The Top 4 Challenges with Stakeholder Engagement-featured-image
The Top 4 Challenges with Stakeholder Engagement

The Best Ways To Boost Stakeholder Engagement

The Top Question We Get From Prospects and How We Answer It-featured-image
The Top Question We Get From Prospects and How We Answer It

The Top Question We Get From Prospects and How We Answer It

3 Easy Principles You Can Apply in Organizational Decision-Making Right Now-featured-image
3 Easy Principles You Can Apply in Organizational Decision-Making Right Now

Everything that happens in an organization stems from the decisions made. Here are three simple principles you can apply...

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Decision Lens Pursues DoD Impact Level 4 Authorization

Decision Lens takes security very seriously and has been working hard to meet DoD Impact Level 4 requirements.

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The Best Decision Makers of Our Day

Some of the best leaders are also some of the best decision makers. The traits of an effective decision maker are not wh...

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Are You Able to Strategically Map Your Portfolio Planning Options like a Modern Day GPS?

We should expect the same intelligence from our strategic planning tools as we do in the apps that we use in our day to ...

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6 Steps for Effective Decision-Making

Making decisions is the most important thing people and organizations will do. Many decisions are small and often trivia...

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Give Your Planning Process Direction With These Criteria-Setting Best Practices

Try some of these best Practices for Establishing Your Criteria

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Transportation Challenges in Urban Areas, Solutions with Modern Software

Mass Transit has always been challenged by securing funding for all the maintenance, rehabilitation and new construction...

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Management Solution for Breaking Down Silos

Silos are necessary for companies to function and keep accountability and responsibility among each other. They tend to ...

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We're Celebrating the U.S. Army's 244th Birthday!

Every year on June 14, the United States Army celebrates its inception in 1775. Today, the Army consists of over one mil...

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4 Signs You’re Not Allocating Resources Efficiently

How can you tell if you're not allocating resources efficiently? Let’s take a deeper look at some of the signs of improp...

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Improving the State of Military Readiness

The DoD defines “military readiness” as the ability of the U.S. military forces to fight and meet the demands of the Nat...

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How To Establish Performance Measures Under the FAST Act Requirements

MAP-21 and Fast Act were devised to make the Federal surface transportation more streamlined. Most organizations are str...

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The Modern Rules of Capital Planning in Public Works and Utilities

Capital planning tends to rely on very manual processes involving complex spreadsheets with data from disconnected sourc...

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Top Telecommunication Company Prioritizes IT Portfolio with Decision Lens

Making better business decisions is at the top of every successful business’ priority list. Decision Lens administers th...

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Decision Lens and FedRAMP

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) provides the government-wide standardized approach to se...

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Effective Communication and Collaboration Critical for Strategy Execution

Great ideas are meaningless if they translate into countless hours of creating detailed business and strategic plans wit...

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Structurally Deficient Bridges in the US Could Take 80 Years to Repair

More than 47,000 bridges in the US have been identified as “structurally deficient” and in need of urgent rehabilitation...

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We Picked Apart the Pain Points in Public Water Capital Planning and Here's What We Found…

Exercising water conservancy and complying with ever-changing water regulations is a persistent challenge for water mana...

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Leverage Strategic Decision-Making in Facility and Infrastructure Planning for Improved Resource Allocation

Learn how DHA was able to optimize $30B across asset classes to maximize their performance of facility management invest...

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Elevate Your Facilities Planning Process

Facilities Planning decisions are more complex than ever. The long-term implications that come with costly facility capi...

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Want to be Amazing at Facility Resource Planning? Here's How!

Making agile, smart decisions with an analytic process drives the performance of your investments. Reducing facility cos...

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Transforming Organizations Through Effective Strategy Execution

Evolve past making strategic prioritization decisions using only spreadsheets and meetings. Invest in a new solution foc...

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Know-It-All's, Whiners and 800 Pound Gorillas in the Planning Process

This popular video from our CTO and master facilitator, Dan Saaty, will show you how to manage the Know-It-All's, Whiner...

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Evaluating Risk & Reward in Innovation Project Selection

See how specific analytics and insights can empower you to consistently prioritize the highest value, optimal risk proje...

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Emergency maintenance requests clouding your decision making?

Don’t allow emergency maintenance requests to cloud your decision making process for capital expenditures. Read on and l...

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Participate in a More Innovative Government

Approaching new problems with an innovative decision making lens advances our customers towards new levels of success. H...

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The Surprising Value of Intelligent Portfolio Planning

Find out the amazing benefit of being smarter with funding, budget, and portfolio decisions.

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Gartner Case Study on Cost Cutting via Portfolio Management at Boeing

Gartner's case study of portfolio management documents how Boeing used strategic portfolio management to drive transform...

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Start Your Strategy Execution Engine

Strategy Execution is a top down process. Understand the 3 main steps in driving strategy execution.

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You Do Strategy. I’ll Do Execution.

Most organizations struggle with developing a strategy process and decision architecture that enables them to strategica...

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Collaborative Governance Can Be Your Friend

Find out what an effective governance process looks like using Strategy Execution. What are the outputs? How can it help...

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3 Ways to Boost Your Transportation Prioritization Process

See leading best practices on transportation cross-asset planning from our subject matter experts

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Dependencies Release

The new Dependencies features are designed to support the way organizations and MPOs anticipate planning needs. Check ou...

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Decision Lens Proud and Excited to Partner with Maryville Technologies

Maryville Technologies and Decision Lens have partnered to make sure your organization sees clear improvement in strateg...

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It’s an Exciting Year to be Sponsoring the 2017 Gartner Program & Portfolio Management Summit!

Our Decision Lens, Marketing VP, Matt Ipri will be challenging attendees on how they’ve been handling Strategy Execution...

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New Feature! Harness Project Data with the New Data Import Wizard

New Feature - Data Import Wizard

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Decision Lens Covered Alongside Software AG in Forrester Report on Making Smarter Investment Decisions

Decision Lens Covered Alongside Software AG in Forrester Report on Making Smarter Investment Decisions

The August 2016 Release is Live – Equipped with Enhanced Controls and Stunning Visualizations-featured-image
The August 2016 Release is Live – Equipped with Enhanced Controls and Stunning Visualizations

The August 2016 Release is Live – Equipped with Enhanced Controls and Stunning Visualizations

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Feature Spotlight – Negative Costs are Now Possible!

Feature Spotlight – Negative Costs are Now Possible!

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Feature Spotlight: Bubble Chart

Feature Spotlight: Bubble Chart

A Spring Gift for You! The Decision Lens Spring 2016 Release is Live.-featured-image
A Spring Gift for You! The Decision Lens Spring 2016 Release is Live.

A Spring Gift for You! The Decision Lens Spring 2016 Release is Live.

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Feature Spotlight: Value ROI

Feature Spotlight: Value ROI

The Winter 2016 Release is Live!-featured-image
The Winter 2016 Release is Live!

The Winter 2016 Release is Live!

Feature Spotlight: Geo Map-featured-image
Feature Spotlight: Geo Map

Feature Spotlight: Geo Map

Feature Spotlight: Pareto Table – Thanksgiving Edition-featured-image
Feature Spotlight: Pareto Table – Thanksgiving Edition

Feature Spotlight: Pareto Table – Thanksgiving Edition

Product Release: The Fall 2015 Release Makes Your Portfolio Data Collection Easier than Ever-featured-image
Product Release: The Fall 2015 Release Makes Your Portfolio Data Collection Easier than Ever

Product Release: The Fall 2015 Release Makes Your Portfolio Data Collection Easier than Ever

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Feature Spotlight: What-If Scenario Planning

Feature Spotlight: What-If Scenario Planning

Feature Spotlight: Trade-Off Analysis-featured-image
Feature Spotlight: Trade-Off Analysis

Feature Spotlight: Trade-Off Analysis

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Got Blueprints?

Got Blueprints?

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More Patch Release Notes Means More Improvements!

More Patch Release Notes Means More Improvements!

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Patch Release Notes

Patch Release Notes

Product Release: A New Set of Features for the Summer-featured-image
Product Release: A New Set of Features for the Summer

Product Release: A New Set of Features for the Summer

New Decision Lens Video: Making IT Portfolio Planning More Intelligent!-featured-image
New Decision Lens Video: Making IT Portfolio Planning More Intelligent!

New Decision Lens Video: Making IT Portfolio Planning More Intelligent!

Product Release: The Spring 2015 Release of Decision Lens Will Shake You to the Core!-featured-image
Product Release: The Spring 2015 Release of Decision Lens Will Shake You to the Core!

Product Release: The Spring 2015 Release of Decision Lens Will Shake You to the Core!

Product Release: Woo-hoooo! The Fall 2014 Release Landed Today!-featured-image
Product Release: Woo-hoooo! The Fall 2014 Release Landed Today!

Product Release: Woo-hoooo! The Fall 2014 Release Landed Today!

We’re Proud to Announce the (Soft) Launch of Decision Lens University!-featured-image
We’re Proud to Announce the (Soft) Launch of Decision Lens University!

We’re Proud to Announce the (Soft) Launch of Decision Lens University!

Product Release: The Summer 2014 Release Brings The Most Powerful Prioritization You’ve Ever Seen-featured-image
Product Release: The Summer 2014 Release Brings The Most Powerful Prioritization You’ve Ever Seen

Product Release: The Summer 2014 Release Brings The Most Powerful Prioritization You’ve Ever Seen

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An Enhancement to the Fall 2013 Release of Decision Lens

An Enhancement to the Fall 2013 Release of Decision Lens

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Introducing Decision Lens Capital Assets

Introducing Decision Lens Capital Assets

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