Knowledge Content Library
Convince Me Your Complex Analysis is Correct
Presented by Gary Hagstrom (Chevron) at 2004 DAAG Conference in San Francisco. Questions to ask to identify whether a decision analysis has been done well, and the interaction between analytical quality and salesmanship.
Development of a Portfolio Process at ChevronTexaco Overseas Petroleum
Presented by Tony Kenck (Chevron) at 2004 DAAG Conference in San Francisco. Portfolio planning process in Chevron, including discussion of bottom-up versus top-down approaches.
A Quick Decision Analysis Process for Selected Environmental Management Decisions
Presented by Karen Streich (Chevron) and James Mitchell (Decision Strategies) at 2004 DAAG Conference in San Francisco. Example of process and tools used to perform quick analyses of environmental problems.
Use of a DA Process to Develop a Petroleum Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Regime
Presented by Tony Kenck (ChevronTexaco) at 2003 DAAG Conference in Houston. This talk discusses the failed attempt to use DA framing to negotiate fiscal terms, and lessons learned.
Multi-Criteria Tools and DA
Presented by Paul Davis (ChevronTexaco) at 2003 DAAG Conference in Houston. This talk discusses the use of multi-criteria approaches and visualization using Criterium software.
How to Value Imperfect Information
Presented by Ron Allred and Jon Anker (ConocoPhillips) at 2003 DAAG Conference in Houston. Provides and overview of value-of-information methods, with trees and simulation.
Value of Imperfect Information with a Risk Adverse Decision Maker
Presented by Brian Putt (Chevron) at 2003 DAAG Conference in Houston. Provides and overview of value-of-information methods where the decision maker is risk averse.
DA + VE Tools Do Make a Difference
Presented by Charles Jennings (BP) at 2002 DAAG Conference in Las Vegas. Discussion of processes at BP and how they add value to the organization.
Patterns in Oil E&P VOI Decisions
Presented by Peter Cunningham (Decision Frameworks) at 2002 DAAG Conference in Las Vegas. Discussion of Value of Information situations and basic analysis process applied to E&P problems.
Budgets are Portfolios Too
Presented by James Mitchell (Decision Strategies) at 2002 DAAG Conference in Las Vegas. Portfolio analysis example at TransCanada, including how to consider multiple objectives and tradeoffs.
The Hidden Quality Process
Presented by B. Kitchell (Conoco) at 2002 DAAG Conference in Las Vegas. Discussion of Conoco's decision process and how it delivers information to decision makers when they need it.
Benevolent Subversion - a classic misapplication of DA
Presented by Andrew Burton (Conoco) at 2001 DAAG Conference in Houston. Discussion of subversion of decision quality goals by misaligned incentives at different levels in the organization.
How to Do Absolutely Everything Wrong and Then Fix It
Presented at 2001 DAAG Conference in Houston. Discussion of the evolution of Decision Analysis methods in the 1990s in an under-performing Exploration group in an oil company.
Implementation of Decision Analysis at Texaco
Presented by Dewey McLemore (Texaco) at 2001 DAAG Conference in Houston. Discussion of the the issues at Texaco during implementation and adoption of Decision Analysis.
Reliability and D&RA
Presented by (Conoco) at 2001 DAAG Conference in Houston. Discussion of Conoco's applications of Decision Analysis to reliability modeling problems including integration with other work processes.
The Integration of D&RA and Project Development/Management
Presented by (Conoco) at 2001 DAAG Conference in Houston. Discussion of Conoco's D&RA process and its integration with other business processes.
Value of Information Misapplied
Presented by Phil Kerig and Brent Weber (Conoco) at 2001 DAAG Conference in Houston. Lessons learned from application of Value of Information - top five VOI pitfalls.
Real Options in Practice: Two Examples from the Energy Sector
Presented by Sue Lisowski (Texaco) at 2000 DAAG Conference in Calgary. Examples of real options applied to a new technology decision and to an offshore development decision.
Keep the Bath Water Too: Value Beyond the Strategy Product
Presented by Sabrina Watkins, Paul McNutt, Laine Summers (Conoco) at 2000 DAAG Conference in Calgary. Discussion of strategy development and value in E&P in Conoco.
Decision Coaching: Implementing and advancing corporate decision-making abilities
Presented by Peter Cunningham and Sabrina Watkins (Conoco) at 2000 DAAG Conference in Calgary. Examples of decision coaching sessions in Conoco to effect cultural change and organizational learning.