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July 18, 2023

Making More Agile Portfolio Decisions


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July 18, 2023

How Ineffective Analysis Leads to Compliance Issues


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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...

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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...

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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.”

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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 ...

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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...

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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.".

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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July 29, 2019

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

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July 10, 2019

6 Steps for Effective Decision-Making

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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...

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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...

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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...

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February 21, 2019

Emergency maintenance requests clouding your decision making?

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February 04, 2019

Participate in a More Innovative Government

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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...

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