OughtWe decision app – illustrated with a pinch of fun, and a small example

Introducing the OughtWe decision app
To illustrate the key processes, this blog uses only three criteria (head, heart, gut). OughtWe – as an Expert System – uses a set of default criteria developed across the disaster management sector over decades.
Establishing context – naming and describing the decision to be made, identifying options and their rationales, generating decision criteria and attributing weightings to them, applying the decision criteria to evaluate each option, and taking the preferred option into a plan.
Tweak for Context
Attributing weightings to Head, Heart, and Gut decision criteria
Evaluating – recording the associated rationales
Display the evaluation to stimulate conversations
Structure your plan to be as simple as possible
Planning is about monitoring and refinement
Communicate throughout by screen shares and tailored reports

Ought we use “lite (tongue-in-cheek) ads”?

Is it a bit of fun? Or is it just a trite distraction? Does it stimulate interest and thinking? Does it enhance accessibliity? Or is it a demeaning? Establishing Context Never underestimate the importance of establishing context. Of agreed objectives, potential options, and weighting agreed assessment criteria. In short, of having your ladder against the… Read More