Knowledge Content Library
Overthrowing the Tyranny of Economics
Presented by Patrick Leach (Decision Strategies) at 2016 DAAG Conference in Banff. In this session on Unsolved Problems and Developing Ideas, this short talk provides suggestions for revising economics to account for natural and social capital, as well as financial capital.
Decision Analysis Concepts and Other Approaches
Presented by Henk Krijnen (NavIncerta) at 2016 DAAG Conference in Banff. In this session on Unsolved Problems and Developing Ideas, this short talk discusses some incompatibilities in how discount rates are chosen.
A Must Do Project Without the Required Capital
Presented by Jerry Lieberman (Endeavor Management) at 2016 DAAG Conference in Banff. In this session on Capital Decision Making Under Resource Constrained Circumstances, this Case Study illustrates several ideas with widespread applicability for developing an economically viable project in a severely resource constrained environment.
The ABCDs of Informal DA in Neighborhood Non-profits
Presented by Enrico Manlapig (Westmont College) at 2016 DAAG Conference in Banff. In this session on Societal and Non-Profit Decision Making, this talk discusses how DA helped a school board choose a new facility.
Supporting Landscape Level Planning and Management with DA-facilitated Integrated Science Modeling
Presented by Karen Jenni (USGS) and Tim Nieman (Decision Application) at 2016 DAAG Conference in Banff. In this session on Societal and Non-Profit Decision Making, this talk discusses the unique and interesting modeling and communication challenges associated with effective decision support in very large, complex multiple stakeholder situations.
Exploring Management Options in the Grand Canyon w Formal Decision Analysis
Keynote address presented by Michael Runge (US Geological Survey) at 2016 DAAG Conference in Banff. This talk provides an example of how to use formal decision analysis methods in the context of an Environmental Impact Statement to integrate value judgments and scientific evidence in the evaluation of natural resource management alternatives.
From Controversy to Consensus: A multi-attribute decision analysis for decommissioning California’s offshore oil platforms
Presented by Max Henrion (Lumina Decision Systems) at 2015 DAAG Conference in Huntington Beach. In this session on Case Studies, this talk discusses how DA framing and modeling was used to find common ground for a controversial decision.
Improving decision quality: one decision at a time
Presented by Karen Sepucha (Health Decision Sciences Center - Massachusetts General Hospital) at 2015 DAAG Conference in Huntington Beach. This keynote speech discusses the use of decision sciences to improve medical decision making at Mass General.
Decision Analysis Applied to Volumes of Decisions
This is a writeup for the talk "Decision Analysis Applied to Volumes of Decisions " presented by Paul Wicker at DAAG 2014 in Boston. Date of Session: Mar 27, 2014. Session No: 3.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Multi-attribute Decision Analysis
Presented by Dave Charlesworth (Chevron) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. What is Multi‐attribute Decision Analysis and when should it be used? Common mistakes, protocol for executing the analysis, and case studies.
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.
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.
Understanding the Value of Simops Decisions on Well Planning and Execution Using Decision Analysis
Presented by Leslie Armentrout (Hess) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. Example of decision analysis applied to simultaneous operations of high risk activities (Simops) in well planning.
Theory, Best Practices, and An Illustrative Example
Presented by Gregory Parnell (US Military Academy) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. Discussion and examples of defining objectives and metrics for measuring them.
Survey of Value‐Focused Thinking: Applications, Research Developments, and Areas for Future Research
Presented by Dave Hughes, Greg Parnell, Roger Burk, Pat Driscoll, Paul Kucik, Ben Morales, Lawrence Nunn (US Military Academy) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. Goal is to provide a comprehensive summary of the significant applications of Value Focused Thinking, describe the main research developments, and identify areas for future research.
Order to Unorder - The Third Axis of DA (and how it applies to sustainable energy)
Presented by Pat Leach (Decision Strategies) at 2011 DAAG Conference in Houston. Discussion of Decision Analysis applied to complex ("unordered") systems.