SOURCE: Decision Lens

Decision Lens

November 19, 2013 08:35 ET

Decision Lens Debuts Capital Investments Optimization Product Focused on Improving ROI and Increasing Transparency for Government Agencies and Large Enterprises

New Capital Assets Product Streamlines Capital Planning for Organizations Affected by Reduced Budgets or a Call for Greater Oversight

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2013) - Decision Lens, the leading provider of cloud-based prioritization and resource optimization software, announced today the introduction of Decision Lens Capital Assets, specifically designed for capital planning professionals. Capital Assets was developed to streamline an organization's capital planning process and get them to an optimized, customized, and defensible multi-year investment plan up to 80% faster than before. Decision Lens Capital Assets incorporates industry expertise and best practices, as well as powerful visual analytics, to enable organizations from dozens of industries, including transportation, mass transit, facilities, water, and public works & utilities, to more quickly develop performance-based investment plans with proven ROI. With Decision Lens Capital Assets, capital planning professionals will be able to more strategically allocate the hundreds of billions of dollars in capital spending that get invested each year across these industries.

Already used for capital planning by dozens of organizations nationwide, Decision Lens helps streamline their investment planning process while also making smarter, higher ROI selections with their budget. The launch of Decision Lens Capital Assets will enable even more organizations to implement a systematic, repeatable prioritization methodology that accelerates the process from months to days; drives consensus between stakeholders from across the organization; and provides full accountability and transparency into how the investment plans were determined.

"The unveiling of Decision Lens Capital Assets is truly a remarkable step forward in finally solving the internal budget fighting and politics that so often plague decision makers' abilities to optimally plan and spend billions of dollars in capital budgets," said John Kealey, CEO of Decision Lens. "Organizations from all public and government industries need the same outcome: a well-thought out, performance-based investment plan for capital projects that delivers high value against the strategic goals of the organization. Decision Lens' ability to provide a collaborative, repeatable, and automated prioritization process finally delivers the platform that answers the challenges facing capital planning organizations every day."

Key features and benefits of Decision Lens Capital Assets include:

  • Efficient - Accelerate the process with Capital Planning Decision Blueprints®, industry-specific starter templates that incorporate many years of experience with customers within each industry segment, as well as input from industry experts, trusted journals, and research.
  • Repeatable - Avoid recreating your Capital Planning process year-after-year -- establish an on-going, repeatable process using Decision Lens Capital Assets.
  • Transparent - Implement a collaborative Capital Planning process that removes the common concern of "Where did this come from and who was involved?"
  • Dynamic - Explore the impact of different funding scenarios or shifting priorities in advance.
  • Visual - Visual Analytics like Bubble Charts and Pareto Tables make it fast and intuitive to spot trends and answer questions on your planning process.
  • Flexible - Easily combine project assessment factors that are both quantitative AND qualitative within one ratings model.

Decision Lens Capital Assets is available now for capital planning and investment organizations managing budgets ranging from $1 million to $100 billion. There are 3 editions of the product available to fit all capital planning situations and sizes. See it in action on December 12 by attending our webcast. Reserve your spot here -- http://bit.ly/Register_12_12.

About Decision Lens
Decision Lens (@DecisionLens) develops progressive optimization software solutions that allow organizations to make complex decisions more effectively and efficiently. Our collaborative software platform structures decisions, quantifies intangible factors, and evaluates choices that enable organizations to reach their goals.

Decision Lens improves the speed and quality of prioritization and resource optimization, while maximizing returns, and providing accountability and transparency for how decisions are made.

Decision Lens software is used across government and commercial organizations for better prioritization and resource allocation. Key clients include Amtrak, Maryland Department of Transportation, Northrop Grumman, Joint Staff, US Navy, Air Force, and Army, and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.

For more information contact Decision Lens at 703-399-2100 or visit http://www.decisionlens.com/contact.

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