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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

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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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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...

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...

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...

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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...

Public Sector Decision Making
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.

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Did You Know Decision Lens Can... Part 1

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

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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...

Integrated Planning
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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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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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.

Strategic Planning
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".

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...

Creating Excellence in Local IT Strategic Planning-featured-image
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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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. ...

Scientists
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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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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...

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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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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...

To Enhance Strategic Discipline and Effectiveness, Increase 'Strategy Inclusivity'-featured-image
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 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 ...

6 Steps for Effective Decision-Making
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...

Transportation Challenges in Urban Areas, Solutions with Modern Software-featured-image
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

New Feature! Harness Project Data with the New Data Import Wizard-featured-image
New Feature! Harness Project Data with the New Data Import Wizard

New Feature - Data Import Wizard

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!

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

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

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