It is heartening to know people who are experts. More so when you know several who are experts in the same field – but with different ways of looking at things. It’s not that they’re right. It’s that they make you think.
Similarly, the role of having a strong range of criteria to consider when making a decision is fundamental.
It’s often a challenge to get business to look beyond cost and the minimum necessary “legally required” considerations, to embrace questions of best practice.
Below is a set of criteria I use in the free decision making app “Disaster Management”. A nice feature of the app is you can edit the criteria – but I offer them – and the app – for your consideration.