Decision Analysis – Why framing the decision(s) is Important and how to do it

Having a structure approach to making decisions can add significant value and avoid costly errors. We will discuss a proven approach that has been practised for years to make good decisions that may change your current decision making process. We will demonstrate using a case study that we will expand upon in subsequent presentations.


Handout and slides

About The Speakers

Brian Putt

Brian Putt

Decision Quality Consultant, Putt DQ Consulting

Brian is currently a Decision Quality Consultant to assist organizations in making good decisions using probabilistic analysis. He maintains a YouTube Channel that include a number of instructional videos on Excel and SIPmath applications. After retirement from Chevron in 2016 he has volunteered with the non-profit Probability Management ( to promote Decision Quality using SIPmath. Brian is also active in the Society of Decision Professionals (SDP) and is chairing the Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter which brings together practitioners of Decision Quality and other individuals such as Data Scientists that are interested in the subject with the objective of promoting better decision quality. He also leads an SDP interest group on Cost and Schedule Risk analysis.