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Guest Post: Four Simple Steps to Help Your Team Make Better Decisions
Tactical strategies you can start using today to optimize decision making from machine learning and decision intelligence pioneer Dr. Lorien Pratt.

Have you ever wondered just how many decisions you will make today? In your lifetime? Though difficult to measure, researchers have estimated that the average adult makes anywhere from a few thousand to 35,000...

Solving the COVID19 Decision Crisis: Moving from Data-Driven Decisions to Decision-Driven Data

Right now, getting vaccines “into arms” is the world’s greatest pandemic focus.   But everything could change. Says Andy Slavitt, “The headlines we see today…[describe a] massive over-demand and under-supply [of the COVID19 vaccine]…it could...

The #COVID19 Driver’s Seat

I caught COVID19 in March, a few weeks after breaking my arm badly enough to need surgery.  I made it through, but along the way, and with the perspective afforded by a lot of...

Guest Post: Battle of the Curves: The Coronavirus Versus Human Decision Making (Part 1)

“Democracy depends on an informed populace. Yet the world is now a complex system, so we must democratize technology that helps us make good decisions, despite the complexity. This is now possible, and just...

Guest Post: The Decision Command Fallacy (Part 3)
How to avoid unintended consequences of decisions in complex environments

In Part 2 of this article, I explained that, without careful thought, intervention in a complex situation will, more often than not, lead to unintended consequences. If we don’t lift our game, I promise...

Guest Post: The Decision Command Fallacy (Part 2)
How to avoid unintended consequences of decisions in complex environments

Decision failure patterns in complex environments The two decision failures I covered in Part 1 have different causes, but follow similar patterns. The hit man example is a case of “throwing the baby out...