A proven, repeatable and transparent group decision process driven by automated user and participant workflows.
Multiple trusted, and academically grounded, plain language priority weighting methods.
Actionable and granular alternative value analysis with portfolio optimization engine driven selection recommendations.
Know when you have consensus. More importantly, know what differences and sensitivities are preventing unity.
Fully automated decision summary, alternative and participant reports. Customized or branded report formats available.
Organizational and user dashboards highlighting utilization and the savings potential and value generation achieved.
ValuNav is hosted and managed as a subscription service on the Microsoft Azure Cloud. ValuNav is available to Government and Federal customers via the Microsoft Azure Government Cloud which has already received FedRAMP P-ATO.
ValuNav can also be installed, hosted and administered locally, behind a customer's own network firewall.
All customer and application layer data is stored and managed on Microsoft Azure SQL Databases with 100% Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) of working and backup services.
For local use customers, the ValuNav database schema can be installed and maintained on your servers.
All accounts are secured under <90-day password update requirements with Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) via SMS (Twilio) or email required upon every login.
All ValuNav email communications are transmitted via SendGrid for maximum security.
MODA is a sub-discipline of operations research and a framework that helps you to measure trade-offs among competing priorities (or value measures) and incorporate uncertainties and risk preferences when evaluating which alternative(s) yield the best value (Value-Of-Investment, VOI).
VFT (Value-Focused Thinking: A Path to Creative Decisionmaking - Ralph L. Keeney) means decomposing decisions into the elements that describe how you value success and performance. VFT is the basis of the ValuNav decision process whereby you first articulate values, then consider the implications of alternative performance.
ValuNav drives a repeatable decision process that makes it easier to elicit and receive stakeholder input on how alternatives perform against decision priorities and on the relative importance (or weighting) of the decision priorities. Further, ValuNav analyzes participant inputs to identify where they agree and disagree (sensitivities) to facilitate realizing consensus.
No, ValuNav is designed to allow for relative evaluation of even subjective or proxy measures. However, objective/quantitative measures are easier to score and to communicate to others.
Military, business, and academic professional specializing in operations research and decision analysis. More than 20 years of analytic support to the Federal, Defense and Intelligence communities. Also an Adjunct Professor at the U.S. Naval Academy, teaching quantitative analysis in the Weapons and Systems Engineering Department.