Knowledge Content Library
Case Study: Organizational decision quality from the bottom up
Case Study by Andrew Thrift, Teck Resources Limited at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. This talk explores the experience of building the business case for ODQ from the practitioner level, in a sector without widespread use of decision analysis.
Case Study: They Hate Us and Can’t Be Trusted: Formulating Development Strategy in a Cloud of Suspicion
Case Study by Bill Haskett, Haskett Consulting at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. This talk explores a case of formulating a development strategy in a condition of conflict.
Case Study: Self-Serve, Multi-Use Decision Frameworks: A Case Study Exemplifying the Top 5 Techniques
Case Study by Tyler Ludlow, Decision Skills Institute at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. This presentation will demonstrate the top 5 techniques for developing self-serve, multi-use decision frameworks by presenting the case of a pharmaceutical company looking to improve their quality assessment process of third-party contractors.
Case Study: Enhancing Decision Quality by blending Operations Research techniques with classical Decision Analysis
Case Study by Bobby (Gopesh) Rana, Bill Klimack, Chevron at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. This talk presents a case study on how to leverage OR and probabilistic DA to channel prescriptive decision analysis.
The Metalog Distributions: Flexible, Easy-to-Use, Probability Distributions for Use in Decision Analysis, Modelling, Simulation, and Learning from Empirical Data
Presentation by Tom Keelin, SmartOrg at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. In this Life Sciences Mini-Conference. This session is a hands-on, practical introduction to a new tool.
Frontiers of DA Talk
Presentation by Tom Keelin, SmartOrg at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. A standup chat on the Metalog Distributions, a new probability distribution designed to fit data and of great relevance to Decision Analysts and Data Scientists.
Sharing DA/DQ/DS in Front of Teens or Behind the Scenes
Presentation by Amy Day, Clarity4Action; Tyler Ludlow, Decision Skills Institute at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. A facilitated session helping the practice of DA to occur by engaging with youth.
Raiffa-Howard Award Talk: China Mobile
China Mobile accepts the Raiffa Howard Award
DAS/SDP Award Talk: Modeling the Value of Agents in Supply Chains of Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits with Decision Analysis
Presented by Gilberto Montibeller, Loughborough University (joint work with Corinne Carland and Jarrod Goentzel, MIT). The talk discusses how the analysis identified a new package of incentives that proved to be robust against the variation of relevance of agents in the chain.
Hi-Tech Track: Making Innovation Management Predictable
Panel discussion with Kelly Herwisk, Intel; David Matheson, SmartOrg; Rich Duncombe, Innovation Catalyst Group; Lindsay Benjamin, Intel at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. This panel explores the challenge of predictably managing unpredictable innovation.
Life Sciences Track: Data and Decision Making in Drug Development
Panel discussion with David Wolter, IQVIA; Kirk Solo, Lexidyne Consulting; Thomas Abbott, Real World Informatics; Ian Bonzani, IQVIA at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. In this Life Sciences Mini-Conference, this talk covers what data are companies using and what new insights do they find most valuable?
Energy Track: The battle for the future
Panel discussion with Max Henrion, Lumina Decision Systems; Charlie Atkins, Eratosthenes; Logan Grizzel, Blackhorn VC; Eric Bickel, University of Texas at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. In this Energy Mini-Conference, this talk covers the big fight over the nature of our energy use in the future.
Life Sciences Track: Why Do We Need DA When We Have AI?
Panel discussion with Joanna Wolkowski, Pfizer; Julie Schiffman, Pfizer; Leslie Lippard, Genetech; Pratap Khedkar, ZS Associates at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. In this Life Sciences Mini-Conference, this talk covers how would DA be used in the future? Will AI eventually replace decision professionals and decision-makers?
Hi-Tech Track: Creating a Decision Quality Culture in Hi-Tech
Panel discussion with Carl Spetzler, SDG; Shashi Jain, Intel; Amy Farrow, at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. This panel explores the challenges of bringing decision quality into the culture of hi-tech environments.
Hi-Tech Track: Building decision tools responsibly
Panel discussion with Cassie Kozyrkov, Google; Michael Norton, Harvard Business School; Clint Korver, Ulu Ventures; Dan Connors, Boulder AI at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. This panel explores how we embed decision-making principles into large-scale tools and allow collaboration over this,
Energy Track: Leveraging data to make great decisions
Panel discussion with Dan Violette, Lumina Decision Systems; Cory Welch, Lumidyne Consulting; Kurt Rinehart, EpiX Analytics; Mazen Skaf, SDG at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. In this Energy Mini-Conference, this talk covers solutions and lessons learned from applications of big data in electric utility distribution systems, distributed energy resources, and oil & gas industry models.
Life Sciences Track: How Sure Are You?: Epistemology of Clinical Research and DA
Fireside Chat with Steven Goodman, Stanford at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. In this Life Sciences Mini-Conference, this talk covers the reliance on classical statistics without bayesian considerations in epistemology studies in medical research.
Energy Track: Causality and Decision Analysis in Energy and Environment
Fireside Chat with Warner North, NorthWorks at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. In this Energy Mini-Conference, this talk covers DA in Energy and Environment
Hi-Tech Track: AI for automating decisions at scale
Panel discussion with Cassie Kozyrkov, Google; John Mark Agosta, Microsoft; Chris Farrar, Google; Wenhao Liu, Salesforce at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. This panel explores situations of a single entity making large-scale decisions that are repeated.
Panel Session 6: Data Science+Decision Analysis in Financial Innovation
Panel discussion with Tom Keelin, SmartOrg; Stephen Malinak, TruValue Labs; Sheldon Bernard, A440 Management at 2019 DAAG Conference in Denver. This discussion covers the complementary use of decision science and data science in financial innovation.