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Knowledge Content Library

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Is This Thing Safe? Decision Analysis in Consumer Product Safety
Presented by Jeremy Jokinen (Johnson & Johnson) at 2013 DAAG Conference in Austin. Discussion of methods including surveillance for ensuring that released products are safe.

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Not-for-Profit Strategic Planning: A Junior Achievement Case Study
Presented by Bill Klimack (Chevron) at 2013 DAAG Conference in Austin. Application of Decision Analysis to decisions about how to attract and retain volunteers.

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Facilitating Choices: Teaching the System to Change Without Resistance
Presented by Sharon Drew Morgen (Morgen Facilitations) at 2013 DAAG Conference in Austin. These talks explores the human side of decision-making and introduce perspectives that are complementary to decision analysis and have a proven record for success in business.

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Facilitating Choices: Teaching the System to Change Without Resistance
Presented by Gerald Bush at 2013 DAAG Conference in Austin. These talks explores the human side of decision-making and introduce perspectives that are complementary to decision analysis and have a proven record for success in business.

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Leaping the Chasm of Complexity
Presented by Jim Weller (Endeavor Management) at 2012 DAAG Conference in Chicago. Do you have a chasm to leap? Getting management to firmly commit to institutionalize DA globally in their company is not an easy leap, but can they afford not to? View this case study, where a management commitment to implement DA was enabled by a successful pilot project.

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DA Implementation Planning: DAAG 2012 Breakout Results
Presented by Ellen Coopersmith (Decision Frameworks) at 2012 DAAG Conference in Chicago. The session enabled dialogue and understanding of key elements necessary for successful DA implementation and how DAAG companies are progressing.

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Rethinking Decision Analysis
Presented by Gregory Parnell at 2012 DAAG Conference in Chicago. Decision analysts can benefit from the best practices in both single and multiple objective decision analysis, including application of these ideas in a Cyberspace Investment Planning Model for Air Force Space Command.

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Project Portfolio Management Best Practices Summary of Results
Presented by Michael Menke (Value Creation Associates) at 2012 DAAG Conference in Chicago. A benchmarking study captures the practices and pitfalls in PM. Generic recommendations are available and should be considered by those practitioners wishing to make improvements and impacts.

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Processes and Tools of Portfolio Management: A Baxter Case Study
Presented by Phil Beccue (Baxter) at 2012 DAAG Conference in Chicago. Case study touches upon evolution of portfolio methods, where the organization is today, where it is headed with regards to PM. Includes challenges addressed along with perspectives from others in Baxter.

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Should you create project level alternatives in portfolios?
Presented by Jeffrey Kiesler (University of Massachusetts) at 2012 DAAG Conference in Chicago. One way that portfolio decision analysis adds value is by improving the set of alternatives from which we choose. This set can be enriched by generating multiple alternatives involving different amounts of funding at the project level.

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The use of decision analysis for Phase 2 and Phase 3 drug development decisions
Presented by Elayne Ko (Deloitte) and Charles Persinger (Eli Lilly) at 2012 DAAG Conference in Chicago. The characteristics of drug development in Phase 2 and 3 are explored, and the implications of applying decision analysis process for the Phase 2 and 3 drug development decisions are highlighted.

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Everything We Know is Wrong - Leach
Presented by Pat Leach (Decision Strategies) at 2012 DAAG Conference in Chicago. All of the logic, intuition, and metrics humans have for making decisions were developed during a time when resources were abundant, populations were relatively small, and we could focus on maximizing returns today because tomorrow always held new frontiers. None of this is true anymore.

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Decision Analysis Without Jargon or Models or DA as a Natural Act
Presented by Rob Kleinbaum (RAK) at 2012 DAAG Conference in Chicago. Applications of decision analysis in which monetization and jargon were deliberately avoided. These interactions were intentionally designed to help decision makers gain clarity of action through a quality decision process without monetary rollbacks, NPVs or fancy, highfalutin, special language.

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Multi-attribute Decision Analysis
Presented by Dave Charlesworth (Chevron) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. What is Multiā€attribute Decision Analysis and when should it be used? Common mistakes, protocol for executing the analysis, and case studies.

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Soft Skills are DA Skills Too: Overview of Soft Skills Workshop
Presented by Paul Wicker (Decision Strategies) and Jack Kloeber (Kromite) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. Notes from a workshop on soft skills, including an example of eliciting risk attitude from decision makers.

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Decision Consulting at Eli Lilly and Company: A Journey (History, Evolution and Challenges)
Presented by Charles Persinger (Eli Lilly) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. History and lessons learned from decision consulting within Eli Lilly.

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Probabilistic Modeling to Support and Facilitate Decision Making in Early Drug Development
Presented by Huybert Groenendaal (EpiX Analytics) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. Overview of use of probabilistic methods to combine wide range of data sources into one decision supporting model.

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Technology Selection Decision: With the Shoe on the Other Foot
Presented by Jerry Lieberman and Rick Mauro (Endeavor Management) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. Discussion of how technology decisions should be treated as business investments.

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Decision Analysis - Comparison of Pharmaceutical & Upstream Oil
Presented by Vish Viswanathan (Chevron) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. Comparison of the similarities and differences in the use of Decision Analysis in Pharma and Oil & Gas.

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Risk & Uncertainty (R&U) Benchmarking and Insights
Presented by Jeremy Brann, Steve Letros, Ashu Patwardhan, Kevin Powell (Shell) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. Risk & Uncertainty Benchmarking is a data repository for an individual Projects R&U data - the objective of the activity is to perform Risk and Uncertainty for project comparisons.

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