Tag Archives: decision processes

The Once and Future King: Is Anglo-Saxon Business Culture Its Own Worst Enemy?

May 19, 2013


Recent research has suggested that political and cultural organizational factors are the greatest challenge in adopting advanced decision analytics programs (articles referenced below).  ‘Analytics culture’ is framed as being a complex of: 1) fact-driven leadership, 2) expertise (tools and skills), and 3) processes (linking analytical insight to strategy and operational decision making). Critics and commentators […]

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Architecting the evidence-based firm: technical challenges and organizational approaches

March 6, 2013


architecting the evidence-based firm

Global organizations are beset by expanding complexity bearing accompanying uncertainty. In the wake of the still-unfolding Global Financial Crisis, an awareness of the destabilizing repercussions of misaligned incentives across an increasingly interconnected world are emerging, whether the frame be the mortgage industry, as per the U.S. subprime mortgage meltdown; securities portfolio management, via reoccurring trading […]

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Decision Management: Are we hitting natural human limits?

December 27, 2012

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Decision Management

It is interesting to observe that it is increasingly difficult to follow a linear decision process where complex institutional projects and initiatives are involved.  We see that there are growing risks and an accompanying tendency to fail when decisions are driven too quickly.  Likewise, when allowed free-reign, decision processes have a tendency to return to […]

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