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The Future of PPBE: Part 1 - Agility

Introduction The Commission on Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution Reform released its final report on March 6, 2024. The final assessment lays the groundwork for a new future of defense re...

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April 12, 2024

The Budget Passed, Now What?

Introduction The transition from a Continuing Resolution (CR) to a full-fledged budget brings a mix of relief and urgency for federal agenci...

Planning Prioritization Financial Management
April 10, 2024

Defining the Top Acronyms in the Final PPBE Reform Report

Introduction As the DoD and Congress begin to consider the recommendations put forth by the PPBE Reform Commission, we would like to highlig...

Financial Management
April 09, 2024

Press Release: Decision Lens Launches ‘Modernizing Government Planning and Budgeting’: A New Podcast Series

The series will feature experts sharing insight on how to usher in an era of data-driven, fiscally responsible decision-making

News
April 04, 2024

Understanding the Key Elements of PPBE Reform

Introduction The Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process is a complex system comprising thousands of moving parts in ...

Financial Management
April 03, 2024

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

It’s all about Advana This article is part of a series analyzing the final PPBE report issued by the Reform Commission on March 6. Part 1 lo...

Financial Management
March 28, 2024

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

Introduction This article is Part 2 in a series analyzing the impact of recommendations made in the final PPBE Reform Commission Report. Par...

Financial Management
March 22, 2024

The Future of PPBE: Part 1 - Agility

Introduction The Commission on Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution Reform released its final report on March 6, 2024. The final a...

Financial Management
March 21, 2024

Press Release: Decision Lens Hires BGen Jeremy Sloane, US Air Force (ret) to Serve as Senior Vice President

Arlington, VA, USA – March 21, 2024

News
March 12, 2024

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Air Force Lifecycle Management Center WNZ

ARLINGTON, VA, USA, MARCH 12, 2024 / Decision Lens is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Air Force Lifecycle Management Center...

News
February 27, 2024

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by County of Los Angeles (LA)

Decision Lens is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the County of Los Angeles to play a pivotal role in the LA’s first multi-y...

News
February 13, 2024

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT)

ARLINGTON, VA, USA, February 13, 2024 - Decision Lens is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Connecticut Department of Transpor...

News
February 02, 2024

Press Release:  Decision Lens launches next generation of online learning to help the public sector achieve decision superiority

Today, Decision Lens University ushers in a new era with the launch of its advanced online learning management system (LMS). Over the last t...

News
January 19, 2024

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Navy Research, Development, Test & Evaluation Operational Energy

Decision Lens is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Navy Research, Development, Test & Evaluation (RDT&E) Operational ...

News
January 09, 2024

Press Release: Government’s Growing Investment in Data-Driven Decision-Making Fuels Banner 2023 for Decision Lens

January 9, 2024 – Arlington, Virginia

News
December 27, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate

ARLINGTON, VA, USA, December 27, 2023 - Decision Lens is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the Science and Technology Directo...

News
December 20, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Office of the Secretary of Defense - Office of Innovation & Modernization

ARLINGTON, VA, USA, December 20, 2023 - Decision Lens is excited to announce that it has been selected by OSD Office of Innovation & Mod...

News
December 13, 2023

Decision Lens software selected for use by Air Force Test Center - Arnold Engineering Development Complex

ARLINGTON, VA, USA, December 13, 2023 - Decision Lens is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the Air Force Test Center Arnold E...

News
December 05, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by The Office Of The Director, Operational Test and Evaluation

Decision Lens is proud to announce that it has been selected by The Office of The Director, Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) to s...

News
November 28, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC)

NOVEMBER 28, 2023 - ARLINGTON, VA Decision Lens is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Com...

News
November 20, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens Hires Michael Greenberg, Colonel, US Army (Ret) to serve as Senior Vice President, Army

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, USA, November 20, 2023

News
November 15, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Air Force Research Laboratory, Digital Capabilities Directorate

ARLINGTON, VA – November 15, 2023

News
November 08, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

ARLINGTON, VA – November 8, 2023 Decision Lens is excited to announce that it has been selected by the National Nuclear Security Administrat...

News
November 01, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Air Education and Training Command, 47th Comptroller Squadron

ARLINGTON, VA – October 26, 2023

News
October 25, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Air Force Material Command – Centralized Asset Management

ARLINGTON, VA – October 25, 2023

News
October 12, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Commander, Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR)

October 12, 2023 - Arlington, VA - Decision Lens is excited to announce that it has been selected by the Commander, Naval Information Forces...

News
October 04, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens Earns a 2023 Navy Technology Excellence Award for Innovation

News
September 21, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens Promotes Siva Nookala to Chief Technology Officer

September 21, 2023 - Arlington, VA Decision Lens, the integrated planning software company modernizing how government prioritizes, plans, an...

News
September 13, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Navy Program Executive Office for Submarines (PEO Subs)

ARLINGTON, VA – September 13, 2023

News
August 31, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens Awarded Additional Patents for its Award-Winning Integrated Planning Software

Today, Decision Lens, developers of software modernizing how government prioritizes, plans, and funds announced the U.S. Patent and Trademar...

News
August 29, 2023

PPBE Report: Impact on Planners, FMers and Comptrollers

Introduction On August 15, the PPBE Reform Commission released its interim report which included potential recommendations and findings to d...

Financial Management
August 22, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens Earns a 2023 Air Force Technology Excellence Award for Innovation

August 22, 2023 – Decision Lens has won a Technology Excellence Award for Innovation from a leading global publisher of defense news. The Ai...

News
August 10, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Air Combat Command (ACC)

ARLINGTON, VA – August 10, 2023

News
July 27, 2023

Decision Lens software selected for use by Army Enterprise Marketing Office (AEMO)

ARLINGTON, VA – July 27, 2023

News
July 18, 2023

Making More Agile Portfolio Decisions

Introduction

Decision Making Prioritization Financial Management
July 18, 2023

How Ineffective Analysis Leads to Compliance Issues

Introduction:

Decision Making Planning
July 18, 2023

Overcoming Budget Unpredictability: Achieving Fiscal Stability for Federal Agencies

Introduction

July 18, 2023

How to Align Portfolio Strategy to Agency Mission

Introduction:

Planning Prioritization
July 14, 2023

Managing Personality-Driven Decision-Making with Data

Many federal agencies struggle with “Loudest voice in the room” syndrome, where individual biases, subjective opinions, and/or political inf...

Data & Reporting Decision Making
July 13, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Human Systems Directorate (AFLCMC WNU)

ARLINGTON, VA – July 13, 2023

News
July 04, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens Initiates Giving Drive Focused on Veterans

Arlington, VA – July 4, 2023 – Decision Lens is launching its most ambitious charity drive yet in support of Veterans. Building on the succe...

News
June 22, 2023

Did You Know Decision Lens Can... Part 2

Platform Features In Part 1, we explored the benefits of using Decision Lens to modernize how the public sector plans, prioritizes, and fund...

News
June 22, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens software selected for use by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

ARLINGTON, VA – June 22, 2023

News
June 16, 2023

Press Release: The Washington Post names Decision Lens a 2023 top Washington-area workplace

News
June 13, 2023

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

Introduction This article is part of a series of articles focusing on the elements a next generation budget defense system must include to o...

Financial Management
June 06, 2023

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

Introduction This article is part of a series that explores the critical components of a next-generation defense budget system designed to t...

Financial Management
June 01, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens is awarded Corporate Member of the Year by American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC)

St Louis, MO – June 1, 2023

News
May 30, 2023

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

Introduction This article is part of a series of articles focusing on the elements a next generation budget defense system must include to o...

Financial Management
May 26, 2023

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

Introduction In today's complex and rapidly evolving security landscape, the Department of Defense (DoD) faces a constant challenge to alloc...

Decision Making
May 23, 2023

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

Introduction This article is part of a series of articles focusing on the elements a next generation budget defense system must include to o...

Financial Management
May 19, 2023

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

Introduction As the world continues to grow more complex, the public sector faces significant challenges in delivering timely, effective ser...

Planning Digital Transformation
May 18, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens Wins Award with South Carolina DOT for Long-Range Scenario Planning and Performance Optimization

ARLINGTON, VA – May 18, 2023

News
May 16, 2023

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

Introduction This article is part of a series focusing on the elements a next-generation defense budget system must include to overcome the ...

Financial Management
May 11, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens and Carnegie Hero Fund Commission Partner to Identify and Recognize the Heroes of Today and Tomorrow

May 11, 2023 – Since 1904, the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission has recognized and supported civilian heroes.The nomination and awarding proces...

News
May 09, 2023

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

This article is part of a series of articles focusing on the elements a next generation budget defense system must include to overcome the c...

Financial Management
April 26, 2023

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

Introduction “We are surrounded by data but starved for insights.”

Data & Reporting Decision Making Digital Transformation
March 29, 2023

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

Introduction Leaders across the public sector understand that, in every decision, risk is inherently a factor – and with that comes varying ...

Decision Making
March 23, 2023

5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: Excessive Complexity

We can all share stories of difficult organizational dynamics and the way they impact the work we do. This is especially true in the governm...

Decision Making Digital Transformation
March 08, 2023

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

"Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it's about deliberately choosing to be different.".

Decision Making
March 07, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens Achieves Impact Level 5 Authorization from the Air Force via Second Front Systems’ Game Warden Platform

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES, March 7, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Decision Lens software is now available to customers via Second Fron...

News
March 01, 2023

5 Obstacles to Better Public Sector Decision Making: Organizational Disjointedness

This article is the first in a series focusing on improving public sector decision making.

Decision Making
February 15, 2023

Did You Know Decision Lens Can... Part 1

Overview If you have seen a demonstration or have worked with Decision Lens several years ago you know it excelled at collaborative prioriti...

News
January 24, 2023

Press Release: Decision Lens Enters 2023 with Strong Momentum in Public Sector

January 24, 2023 – Arlington, Virginia

News
January 13, 2023

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

According to the Army Data Plan, “The digital Army will be fueled by data and data analytics. The right data, at the right time, at the righ...

Decision Making Digital Transformation
January 10, 2023

Product Perspective: Key Features Released in 2022

Here in the Product Development team at Decision Lens, the team is constantly running at 100 mph developing new features, fixing bugs, and m...

News
December 13, 2022

Press Release: Decision Lens Partners with Aeyon to Deliver More Dynamic Planning and Financial Operations to the DoD

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, USA, December 13, 2022

News
November 08, 2022

Press Release: Decision Lens Partners with cBEYONData to Continue Transforming Public Sector Financial Planning

ARLINGTON, VA – November 10, 2022

News
October 19, 2022

Press Release: Decision Lens Achieves Impact Level 4 (IL4) Authorization from the Air Force via Second Front Systems’ Game Warden Platform

October 19, 2022 – Decision Lens software is now available to customers via Second Front Systems (2F)’s Impact Level 4 (IL4) Production Envi...

News
October 13, 2022

Press Release: Decision Lens Wins a 2022 Army Technology Excellence Award for Innovation

October 13, 2022 – Decision Lens has won an innovator award and its software has been commended by a leading global publisher of defense new...

News
October 11, 2022

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

“Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation” – Dean Kamen Success in achieving an organ...

Digital Transformation
September 23, 2022

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

Now more than ever our adversaries are posing a real threat to our economy, sovereignty, and security. As other countries are investing in r...

Financial Management
September 01, 2022

Press Release: Decision Lens Hires Michael J. Browne, Rear Admiral US Navy (Ret) to serve as Senior Vice President

Arlington, VA - September 1, 2022 Decision Lens is excited to announce the appointment of Michael Browne to Senior Vice President. Mr. Brown...

News
August 31, 2022

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

The Problem Army leaders said it most directly, ‘We are in a war for talent’.

Digital Transformation
July 27, 2022

Press Release: Navy Office Launches Initiative to Maintain Readiness while Cutting Expenses using Decision Lens Software

July 27, 2022 – The Program Executive Office for Tactical Aircraft Programs (PEO(T)) awarded a contract June 2022 to Decision Lens to sustai...

News
July 27, 2022

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

Congress has made improving the financial system of the DoD a main priority to eliminate the acquisition “Valley of Death” and allow the U.S...

Financial Management
June 01, 2022

Air Force readiness requires stepping away from the spreadsheets

“When you do this with pencils and erasers and those kinds of things, it becomes challenging to really present options and present risk and ...

Planning Prioritization
May 24, 2022

DoD PPBE Data Problems Can Be Fixed Now

As the fervor for PPBE modernization increases, Federal News Network and Decision Lens continued their series on Modernizing Federal Governm...

Financial Management
May 02, 2022

Press Release: Decision Lens partners with Second Front Systems to deliver secure software to the Department of Defense

ARLINGTON, VA – May 2, 2022

News
April 28, 2022

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

According to Google Trends, searches for the term PPBE (The DoD’s Programming, Planning, Budget, and Execution process) nearly doubled betwe...

Digital Transformation Financial Management
April 21, 2022

How the Army will balance contingency and long-term needs

“We're frequently working on three budgets at the same time” – Douglas Bush, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and ...

Financial Management
April 07, 2022

Press Release: Decision Lens Completes Best Quarter in Company History

Today, Decision Lens, the developer of integrated planning software modernizing how government prioritizes, plans, and funds, announced its ...

News
April 01, 2022

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

Who are you?

News
March 25, 2022

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 Europe and Africa’s fo...

Financial Management
March 23, 2022

Press Release: AFWERX Continues to Recognize Novel Capabilities of Decision Lens with Maximum $1.7M Phase II SBIR TACFI Award

March 22, 2022 – Arlington, Virginia Today, Decision Lens, the developer of integrated planning software modernizing how government prioriti...

News
March 23, 2022

Press Release: United States Army expands reliance on Decision Lens to include annual POM submission

March 15, 2022 - Arlington, VA Today, Decision Lens, the developer of integrated planning software modernizing how government prioritizes, p...

News
March 17, 2022

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

“Planners are in a permanently reactive state because of these antiquated processes,” said Dan Saaty, Decision Lens co-founder and Chief Sci...

Financial Management
March 02, 2022

How TRADOC Modernized its UFR Process

United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) The United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) is responsible for r...

Digital Transformation Financial Management
February 17, 2022

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

Agencies within the Federal Government have long seen the need to change how they operate, but the obstacles to overcome in moving from manu...

Digital Transformation
February 02, 2022

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

In 2021, we set out to make Decision Lens easier to use, more powerful, and to expand our financial management capabilities. We are proud to...

News
January 31, 2022

Decision Lens Promotes Josh Martin to Chief Marketing Officer

January 28, 2022 Decision Lens, the integrated planning software company modernizing how government prioritizes, plans, and funds today anno...

News
January 19, 2022

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

What is Integrated Planning? Integrated planning is a cross-functional process that ensures all stakeholders are involved at the right time ...

Planning
December 20, 2021

Section 11204 of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

What You Need to Know About Section 11204 of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act The recently passed Infrastructure bill presents an ...

Prioritization
December 16, 2021

Bridging the Gap Between Data and Decisions

Have you been in this situation? On Monday leadership asks for a Friday presentation. There are many moving parts, manual processes, stakeho...

Data & Reporting Decision Making
November 04, 2021

Everything you need to know about PPBS

What is PPBS? The Planning Programming Budgeting System (PPBS), also frequently referred to as PPBE, is a resource allocation system that su...

Financial Management
October 20, 2021

Becoming a Model for Modernized Services

Space Force, the newest branch of the Armed forces and the first completely digital agency in the United States released their digital visio...

Digital Transformation
October 14, 2021

Revolutionize Government Decision-Making

Dear Decision Lens Customers, Partners, and Prospects, Today, I am excited to announce the relaunch of the Decision Lens brand. Our new dire...

News
October 07, 2021

How to get to Better Reporting

Though private industry has made great strides automating their processes over the last 20 years, the public sector is still struggling with...

Data & Reporting
September 09, 2021

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

What is an Innovation Life Cycle? An “Innovation Lifecycle” is the different stages of the innovation process, including the conditions and ...

Decision Making
August 25, 2021

The Importance of Planning Across Multiple Time Horizons

The most effective planners track progress across multiple time horizons. These individuals are equipped to ensure the right investments are...

Planning
August 22, 2021

What is Government Innovation?

Innovation is a term that gets used quite often to mean various things. When talking about government innovation specifically, it is importa...

August 18, 2021

Climate-Informed Decision-Making at the DoD

Federal News Network recently released an article regarding DoD’s mandated plan to consider climate change in upcoming decision-making. This...

Decision Making
August 04, 2021

What is Strategic Planning? | The Strategic Planning Process Revealed

What is Strategic Planning? Strategic planning is a form of organizational management that helps an organization define what it is, what it ...

Planning
August 02, 2021

Top 6 Tips to Getting Your Budget Approved

Across the Federal Government there are many challenges in getting to the point where a budget is ready for submission, including, time crun...

Financial Management
July 14, 2021

Providing Lifesaving Organ Transplants to our Nation

The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) is the private, non-profit organization that serves as the nation’s Organ Procurement and Transp...

Prioritization
July 08, 2021

Program Objective Memorandum (POM) Planning and the PPBE Process

What is the POM cycle (Program Objective Memorandum cycle)? The Program Objective Memorandum (POM) is part of the Programming Phase of the P...

Financial Management
June 30, 2021

DL Labs: Investing in Employee Driven Innovation

Like Google and other silicon valley tech companies, Decision Lens has its own brand of time allotted so that developers can work on innovat...

News
June 22, 2021

PPBE: Everything You Need to Know

What is PPBE? There are three processes (Acquisition, Requirements, and Funding) supporting the Defense Acquisition System. The Planning, Pr...

Planning Prioritization Financial Management
June 10, 2021

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

The push for real-time analytics across the DoD has reached a fever pitch. Though private industry has made great strides over the last 20 y...

Financial Management
May 12, 2021

Creating Excellence in Local IT Strategic Planning

How are different state and local entities handling the push for IT Centralization? What are some successes that have come about as a result...

Planning
April 28, 2021

3 ways Automating Budgeting Formulations will Transform your Organization

Charneta Samms, Chief, Plans and Programs, Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM), Army Research Laboratory (ARL); and Gregory Lit...

Financial Management
April 07, 2021

Ensuring Readiness: Modernizing the PPBE Process

Financial Management
March 31, 2021

Layperson's Guide to Target Grading in Decision Lens

Decision Lens grades its plans because intuitively we know that making choices yields consequences. Our grading system is a way of measuring...

Prioritization
March 11, 2021

Midyear Review Reporting- An Insider's View

At our recent webinar, “Improve Mid-Year Review Reporting- An Insider’s View”, 316th Wing Inspector General Lt. Col. Benjamin Milarch and De...

Data & Reporting
February 24, 2021

How to Save Time and Resources During your Intake Process

Are you still sending and receiving dozens of Excel spreadsheets to keep track of your project submissions and requirements? Although most o...

Decision Making
February 17, 2021

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. agriculture and natu...

Decision Making
February 10, 2021

5 Ways to Modernize your Science and Technology Planning

Now more than ever, S&T planners are tasked with the enormous challenge of rapidly solving for the world’s most pressing challenges and ...

Planning
January 27, 2021

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

Of the many stated priorities from DoD leaders over the past few decades, one in particular has simultaneously increased in both its importa...

Data & Reporting Decision Making
January 14, 2021

Panel: Financial Management Challenges are Consistent Across the DoD

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Financial Management
December 18, 2020

UFR Process Modernization: Transitioning from UFR 1.0 to UFR 2.0

"The singular pain point in the process is really being able to line up true requirements in evaluating risks based on previously establishe...

Financial Management
November 17, 2020

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

“To be successful, the U.S. Air Force must continue its future design work and accelerate the evolution and application of its operational c...

Planning
November 10, 2020

Visual Planning

Planning
October 01, 2020

3 Hidden Business Impacts of Static Strategic Resource Planning

Project planning can be an exercise in futility. As soon as your best laid plans are mapped, a bump in the road steers you off course. Even ...

Planning
June 25, 2020

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

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June 18, 2020

How To Hire The Best Candidate Without Bias

June 04, 2020

The Link From Planning To Execution

Planning
May 28, 2020

How To Use GIS To Improve Capital Planning

Planning
May 22, 2020

The Art and Science of Agile Roadmap Planning

May 21, 2020

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

Prioritization Financial Management
May 14, 2020

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

Data & Reporting
April 30, 2020

R&D: Selecting And Evaluating Ideas As Priorities Shift

Prioritization
April 23, 2020

Leverage Your Most Critical Resource....People!

April 16, 2020

Adjusting Resources Quickly In Times Of Crisis

The New Reality There aren't enough hours in the day, dollars in the bank, or people on the floor these days. You've been the lucky one desi...

Prioritization Financial Management
April 02, 2020

Planning In A Virtual World

Planning
March 20, 2020

Is Continuous Planning A Smarter Move For Your Organization?

Continuous planning is not only smarter than event-based planning, it's easier!!! Event-based planning creates an annual cycle of ramping up...

Planning
March 18, 2020

COVID-19: Why An Agile Planning Process Is More Important Than Ever

Written by John Saaty, CEO

Planning
February 24, 2020

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

2020 Written by Bohdan Olinares

October 10, 2019

Customer Service Week Employee Recognition: Brent Peaden

We're Still Celebrating National Customer Service Week! To round out our interviews for the week, we met with Brent Peaden, a Senior Advisor...

News
October 09, 2019

Customer Service Week Employee Recognition: Sandra Murillo

National Customer Service Week Celebration Continues! Yesterday we highlighted the work of Analytics Advisor Marco Trigueros, in an insightf...

News
October 08, 2019

Customer Service Week Employee Recognition: Marco Trigueros

It's National Customer Service Week! Providing excellent customer service is something to strive for year round, but this week is an opportu...

News
September 25, 2019

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

Written by Bill Adams Amid this current Data Revolution, tech solutions to help you manage your massive amounts of project portfolio data ev...

September 15, 2019

6 Benefits of Online Learning

Written by Katie Howell You've probably heard the advice that in order to be successful you have to "show up". But what does that mean in to...

September 09, 2019

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

Organizations often generate Strategic Plans to communicate the leadership’s objectives for the coming year or to convey a new vision. While...

August 19, 2019

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

Written by Jonathan Allen

Planning
August 12, 2019

The Top 4 Challenges with Stakeholder Engagement

Public sector planning is an art and a science. Part of the art is getting all the various stakeholders to effectively participate in the de...

Planning Prioritization
August 05, 2019

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

July 29, 2019

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

Decision Making
July 22, 2019

Decision Lens Pursues DoD Impact Level 4 Authorization

News
July 17, 2019

The Best Decision Makers of Our Day

July 15, 2019

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

Written by Sanjay Nayar

July 10, 2019

6 Steps for Effective Decision-Making

Decision Making
July 01, 2019

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

Written by Jared Smith

Planning
June 24, 2019

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 projects their comm...

Planning
June 17, 2019

Management Solution for Breaking Down Silos

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

Decision Making Planning
June 10, 2019

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 million active duty ser...

News
June 03, 2019

4 Signs You’re Not Allocating Resources Efficiently

Successful businesses are constantly finding ways to streamline costs, eliminate waste and improve profitability levels. Stakeholders want a...

Financial Management
May 28, 2019

Improving the State of Military Readiness

The DoD defines “readiness” as the ability of the U.S. military forces to fight and meet the demands of the National Military Strategy. It n...

Decision Making
May 20, 2019

How To Establish Performance Measures Under the FAST Act Requirements

Collaborative Transportation Planning Governance The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), enacted in 2012, was devise...

May 13, 2019

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 sources. This often trans...

May 06, 2019

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 the collective knowled...

April 29, 2019

Decision Lens and FedRAMP

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) provides the standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, an...

News
April 23, 2019

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 with no follow through....

April 15, 2019

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, according to a rep...

Planning Prioritization
April 08, 2019

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

With increased public pressures to protect water sources and supplies, countries are enforcing tougher water regulations and permit requirem...

April 01, 2019

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

Strategic alignment and optimizing dollars to maximize the performance of investments across asset classes is critical in facilities and inf...

Decision Making
March 25, 2019

Elevate Your Facilities Planning Process

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

Planning
March 18, 2019

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 costs, improving produc...

March 11, 2019

Transforming Organizations Through Effective Strategy Execution

Organizations from all industries are investing in a new set of powerful software solutions focused on making smarter portfolio-level decisi...

March 04, 2019

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

Sometimes the hardest part of building the capital plan isn't massaging the numbers and prioritizing the projects. The most grueling challen...

February 27, 2019

Evaluating Risk & Reward in Innovation Project Selection

Our very own Kevin Connor was featured on an Innovation Enterprise webcast about “Evaluating Risk & Reward in Innovation Project Selecti...

Prioritization
February 21, 2019

Emergency maintenance requests clouding your decision making?

Decision Making
February 04, 2019

Participate in a More Innovative Government

Decision Making Planning
January 30, 2019

The Surprising Value of Intelligent Portfolio Planning

When you’re selling a software solution that most organizations haven’t ever heard of or seen before, you spend a lot of time evangelizing. ...

January 28, 2019

Gartner Case Study on Cost Cutting via Portfolio Management at Boeing

When technology is squarely at the center of your business differentiation, trying to find ways to cut costs OUT of technology can be an ard...

Financial Management
January 23, 2019

Start Your Strategy Execution Engine

Practitioner Series on Making Strategy Execution a Reality | Part 3 of 3
 Part 1 | Part 2 Strategy Execution is a top-down process. It start...

January 16, 2019

You Do Strategy. I’ll Do Execution.

Practitioner Series on Making Strategy Execution a Reality | Part 2 of 3
 Part 1 | Part 3 It is very understandable (and common) to hear fro...

January 14, 2019

Collaborative Governance Can Be Your Friend

Practitioner Series on Making Strategy Execution a Reality | Part 1 of 3 Part 2 | Part 3 Governance – the overall structure and daily manage...

Decision Making
January 11, 2019

3 Ways to Boost Your Transportation Prioritization Process

Decision Lens has worked side by side with many Departments of Transportation throughout the years, and we’ve picked up a few helpful tips a...

Prioritization
April 26, 2018

Dependencies Release

Decision Lens is excited to announce a new feature set: Dependencies The new Dependencies features are designed to support the way organizat...

News
August 23, 2017

Decision Lens Proud and Excited to Partner with Maryville Technologies

The organizations we work with continue to struggle with some truly fundamental business needs. More often than not, these struggles center ...

August 04, 2017

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

Contributed by Adam Boggess

August 04, 2017

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

Contributed by Michael Rahm

December 06, 2016

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

August 31, 2016

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

June 28, 2016

Feature Spotlight – Negative Costs are Now Possible!

It is now easier than ever to specify costs for your alternatives and make use of our Suggest Schedule algorithm. Find and schedule your alt...

June 03, 2016

Feature Spotlight: Bubble Chart

June 02, 2016

The Summer 2016 Release is Live!

The Summer 2016 Release is live! With this release, Decision Lens makes data collection faster, increases transparency, and provides new ana...

April 01, 2016

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

Contributed by Michael Rahm

March 04, 2016

Feature Spotlight: Value ROI

When making investment decisions, one of the most important factors is cost. If the cost is the leading criteria -- how you value that inves...

February 02, 2016

The Winter 2016 Release is Live!

Contributed by Michael Rahm

January 05, 2016

Feature Spotlight: Geo Map

Maps. Maps make everything better. Imagine the ability to see your entire global R&D portfolio on a map. Well, how would that help me? W...

November 24, 2015

Feature Spotlight: Pareto Table – Thanksgiving Edition

October 22, 2015

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

It’s becoming an annual tradition at Decision Lens to put out an October release that makes the work (and lives) of our customers easier. Fo...

October 13, 2015

Feature Spotlight: What-If Scenario Planning

Oftentimes when planning your project pipelines you think your prioritizations are sound and you begin to feel safe. However, there are some...

September 09, 2015

Feature Spotlight: Trade-Off Analysis

September 02, 2015

Got Blueprints?

Patch Release Notes are back with the latest and greatest developments, fixes, and new features! Here we go! First off, we have removed the ...

August 09, 2015

More Patch Release Notes Means More Improvements!

Great news everyone! The Decision Lens developers have been working hard on improving the performance of our solution and ensuring a continu...

July 25, 2015

Patch Release Notes

We’re keeping you guys as up-to-date as possible with this week’s edition of “Patch Release Notes”. In an effort to make sure all of our use...

July 14, 2015

Product Release: A New Set of Features for the Summer

Happy day, happy day!!! New Decision Lens features are here today! Too much? Sorry, I just get really excited about the awesome work our dev...

June 09, 2015

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

If our customers are telling us anything these days, it’s that the IT area is in MOST need for the solutions we offer for prioritization. Yo...

April 16, 2015

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

It’s one of THOSE days again! One of THOSE days we can all be excited and revel in the power of Decision Lens. One of THOSE days we can be i...

October 16, 2014

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

There’s a lot of happy developers and marketers at Decision Lens HQ today. That’s because another release has hit the market and our custome...

September 03, 2014

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

With over 70 courses and dozens of hours of on-demand content, we are excited to let our users know that quietly, as of today, they have acc...

June 25, 2014

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

It’s a big day here at Decision Lens HQ. We’re excited to announce that our latest release is live and available to all of our customers. In...

January 22, 2014

An Enhancement to the Fall 2013 Release of Decision Lens

It’s our pleasure to announce that last Friday, the first set of enhancements to the Fall 2013 release were put into production. All current...

November 14, 2013

Introducing Decision Lens Capital Assets

Decision Lens is already the leader in prioritization and resource allocation solutions. For years, we’ve helped commercial, government, mil...