When faced with multiple objectives, humans are generally confused about which one to pursue - and for what reason. Logic, knowledge, history and emotion all have an important role to play in decision making. What is the exact equation taking these variables into consideration to get to the best decisions? If you know, please drop me a line 🙂
In the interim, here is a framework to make better decisions - Analytic Hierarchy Process or AHP.
This book - 416 pages - is an excellent resource on making decisions by objectives or DBO. It explains the basis, basics and then goes in depth on the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP).
Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) can be used for many IT Strategy purposes, especially the evaluation and selection of strategic alternatives and the evaluation and selection of it projects to fund as in IT investment management.