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Decision Lens

June 25, 2014 09:58 ET

Decision Lens Unveils Major Upgrades to Its Cloud-Based Strategic Prioritization Platform

Biggest Platform Update in Decision Lens History Includes Host of New Features, Including More Insights and Analytics for Prioritization and Resource Optimization

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2014) - Decision Lens, the leading provider of cloud-based, strategic prioritization software, announced today the availability of the Summer 2014 update of the Decision Lens platform. This release is the most significant update in the platform's history and focuses on adding a host of powerful analytic features, including resource allocation and balancing, resource scenario comparison, and geographic mapping. With the new functionality, organizations are more empowered to make successful prioritization and resource allocation decisions.

The newest version of the Decision Lens platform is a more powerful and insightful product. Three brand new benefits of the Decision Lens platform are:

1. Side-by-side comparison of resource scenarios gives data driven executives the insights needed to make the right decisions
2. Resource prioritization has never been easier with advanced analytical outputs that put data first
3. Multi-time period resource optimization delivers the most powerful what-if analyses

Already used by dozens of commercial, federal, and state entities nationwide, such as Astra Zeneca, the US Air Force, Amtrak, and the Kansas City Chiefs, Decision Lens helps organizations streamline and improve the efficacy of their optimization and resource allocation processes. The launch of the Summer 2014 update will further enhance these organizations' abilities to develop accurate, multi-year investment plans with a higher ROI.

John Kealey, CEO of Decision Lens, remarked, "The latest release of Decision Lens greatly improves the power the enterprise has to identify the most valuable and highest ROI programs in their portfolio. By not only providing a more robust and customizable platform, but also a more analytic and insightful set of visualizations, this is the most impactful release of Decision Lens yet."

Some of the innovative features and enhancements of the Summer 2014 update of Decision Lens include:

  • Resource Allocation and Balancing - Structure multi-year resource scenarios to fit your exact needs and unique complexities
    • Manage dynamic and potentially conflicting funding pools, dependencies, and constraints
    • Zero-in on bottlenecks of budget, assets, people, or capabilities before they happen
    • Build a resource plan and schedule manually or get a suggested optimal solution
  • Resource Scenario Comparison - Flexible, side-by-side comparison of resource scenarios
    • Build any scenario you can conjure up to explore all of the relevant options for your organization
    • Visually compare the strengths and weaknesses of each scenario
    • Quickly identify which investment decisions are the No-Brainers, the Dogs, and which will require extra analysis
  • Priority Rank Comparison - Quickly and easily see the effect of your what-if analysis on your weighted set of investments
  • Geographic Mapping - Visualize the effects of funding decisions geographically to ensure optimal distribution of programs
  • Customized Pareto Analysis - More granular control over analysis to see effects of budget changes of any size or type
  • Usability Improvements - Decision Lens is now more intuitive and easy to use than ever before

The Decision Lens platform is built on a flexible, Web Services architecture. The Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery model can reduce standup time to a matter of hours, and allows it to run in all standard browsers.

Decision Lens software is used across government and commercial organizations for better prioritization and resource allocation. Key clients include GlaxoSmithKline, Maryland Transit Administration, Shell, National Institutes of Health, US Navy, US Army, and the USDA.

About Decision Lens
Decision Lens (@DecisionLens) is the premiere solution for strategic prioritization and resource optimization. Through advanced analytics and flexible, custom visualizations, organizations can quickly distinguish which investments, projects, or people will help them reach their goals.

Decision Lens improves the speed and quality of prioritization and resource optimization, while maximizing the ROI of your portfolio.

For more information contact Decision Lens at 703-399-2100 or visit

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