Tribium DECISIONS Blog

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Benefits of DSS: Controlling Complexity

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Vast majority of the decisions is relatively simple. They usually concern our private sphere, relate to countless subjects of our lives,and while they exist they are almost imperceptible. We must be very careful to actually focus and be very diligent to spot moments when we make those tiny decisions. Some examples are: buying products in the grocery store, choosing an article to read from the newspaper, choosing the right turn was driving the car, making simple decisions of what and when to open our mouth to speak, etc.  Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Stan Pak

April 10th, 2011 at 1:22 pm

Posted in Benefits,General

How to use constraints

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Constraints are knowns as the limitations of the problem space applied while evaluating all identified alternatives using specific decision model. Constraint is simply a condition which must be met in order to assume that given alternative is acceptable. If the constraint condition for given alternative has been not satisfied it usually means that this alternative did not pass the basic test and cannot be considered as a valid alternative and should be discarded. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Stan Pak

March 31st, 2011 at 6:15 pm

Posted in General

When should you use DSS

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Everyone would agree that there is many benefits of attentive and organized decision making process, especially with aid of computerized support. But what are these benefits exactly and when they really shine and in what situation they are just superfluous similar to drawing gun to kill the mosquito? Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Stan Pak

October 19th, 2010 at 9:39 am

Posted in Benefits,General

Example: Environmental Impact Assessment

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One of the fields of application of multi-criteria evaluation methods is Environment Impact Assessment or EIA in short. EIA is usually requirement before any larger construction project is considered which may potentially impact on natural environment or community. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Stan Pak

October 10th, 2010 at 1:13 pm

Posted in Examples

Defining Decision

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When we talk about deciding about things in our life we usually are aware what decision and making decisions is. We just know it. However whenever you ask someone about defining it you may get slightly different decisions. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Stan Pak

October 10th, 2010 at 12:04 pm