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Rational Decision Making for Engineers  

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9:45 AM Saturday
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All engineers and teams can struggle with making key decisions. People often feel left out, slighted or don't understand how an organization can make a decision like that. Do want to change that culture and use a rational and transparent process? This presentation takes engineers through the steps in making rational decisions. This presentation walks you through a rational structured decision making process. It use the Kepner-Tragoe method based from a book call the 'New Rational Manager'. It explains that simple decision can be quickly and transparently be made in minutes, for key or major decisions how to research. It's cool fun technique that will impress your colleagues!

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Tim Child

• Former CTO • Over 20 years’ experience in Software Development, including 3D CAD, database and Web applications. • Formerly VP Engineering at Oracle, BEASystems Inc. and Informix. • Lead teams that have developed many large 3D database projects and products including, AutoCAD Map, NASA’s EOSDIS and LINZ (Land Information System New Zealand).
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