The world of decision making is incredibly active  and rapidly advancing!  Below are some examples of that activity including a very small subset of the type of past, present, and pending future decisions that shape nearly every facet of our personal and professional lives.

Event Type Date Description
25 May, 2018

EU General Data Protection Regulation is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years.
Following the decision of the EU member states on 14APR2016 and after a two-year transition period, the EU's GDPR regulation becomes enforceable.

4-5 May, 2018

See Powernoodle at the International Association of Faciltitators (IAF) North American and Caribbean conference. Decision Facilitation is a key element of quality decision-making and IAF members have a lot of relevant skills!

30 Apr, 2018

Marriott Vacations Buying Timeshare Operator ILG for $4.7 Billion
M&A decisions are being considered constantly and consume a massive amount of organizational focus and resources.

29 Apr, 2018

Walmart attempts international turnaround with UK, India tie-ups
Walmart is investing billions in UK- and India-based partnerships as part of its overall strategy to retain its position amidst increased competition and changing economics.

27 Apr, 2018

North and South Korea Set Bold Goals: A Final Peace and No Nuclear Arms
Although currently tentative, this economic, risk, and security elements of this decision literally impacts every person on the planet.

Apr, 2018

Dr. Robert Cialdini elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
One of leading authorities on influence and persuasion joins Ben Franklin, Albert Einstein, Nelson Mandela, and Barack Obama.

Apr, 2018

Powernoodle CEO and founder Deb Krizmanich named to Trust Across America’s Trust Council.

Apr, 2018

Society of Decision Professionals annual conference (Vancouver, BC)
Brings together decision professionals and decision makers from multiple industries to share ideas, successes, and failures.

Apr, 2018

VW’ ‘dieselgate’ penalties at tens of billions….and counting!
A seemingly unending series of court decisions as a result of internal company decisions that go back years related to how to cheat the system and how to keep it covered up.

25-25 March, 2018

"Leading the Way Change Works" in Las Vegas during Change Management 2018!
Be part of "Leading the Way Change Works" in Las Vegas during Change Management 2018! Click here for more information.

14 Mar, 2018

Necessity Breeds Innovation
Discover how a global food & beverage company digitized their annual company-wide Risk Assessment and as a result was able to engage over 250 leaders in the process, across 50 countries, and complete their assessment within budget and in record time!

14 Mar, 2018

Facing the Realities of Today: A Risk Assessment Success Story
Check out how one of the world’s largest global Financial Services companies used an innovative, digital approach to wrap up their Risk and Control Self Assessment (RCSA) in just 6 weeks!

12-16 March, 2018

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES18)
The Largest Premier Gathering of Leadership-Level Industry Leaders & Senior-Executives. Click here for more information.

5 February, 2018

Which Wins: Strategy or Execution? (McKinsey)
What matters more—great strategy or great execution? New research finds that strategy wins, especially disruptive strategies that respond powerfully to digitization. Click here to read more.

26 January, 2018

The Art of Strategy Is About Knowing When to Say No (Harvard Business Review)
If you say “yes” to everything, nothing will get done well Click here to read more.

19 January, 2018

Here’s Why Strategy Chiefs Succeed or Fail (Harvard Business Review)
Why is it that some companies have great heads of strategy who make an outstanding contribution to their companies, while others don’t? Click here to read more.

18 January, 2018

Amazon’s HQ2:20 finalists chosen - 50,000 jobs and $5B in investment on the line.
Amazons’s decision follows from the decisions of countless regions and municipalities regarding whether or not they would bid and if so, what factors to consider in that decision.

16 Jan, 2018

Amazon’s HQ2: Final decision
20 candidate locations anxiously await the company’s final decision.

January 2018

Why digital strategies fail (Harvard Business Review)
Most digital strategies don’t reflect how digital is changing economic fundamentals, industry dynamics, or what it means to compete. Click here for more information.

October, 2017

Secrets of successful change implementation (McKinsey)
What do successful implementers of change initiatives do differently from other companies? Our survey of more than 2,000 executives yields actionable answers. Click here to read more.

October, 2017

Thrilled to have been part of Fintech 2017.
Thanks to all of the participants and co-exhibitors who made this sold-out event so enlightening and successful!

10 Oct, 2017

Richard H. Thaler wins 2017 Nobel Prize.
This recognition of your outstanding work will continue to ‘nudge’ people towards the larger Decision Quality movement.

Sept, 2017

Amazon’s HQ2: Decides to open second North American headquarters (HQ2) and hold open bidding.
Amazon’s HQ2-related decisions make a statement, will provide economic and politic insights, and change fortunes for many.


Powernoodle CEO and founder Deb Krizmanich is a recipient of Trust Across America’s Lifetime Achievement Award.


Demystifying Change Management (Deloitte)
As you are sure to have noticed, change has become a 'way of life', with 'change management' being a recognised discipline for 30 years now.Click here to read more.

Nov 08, 2016

Americans make a group decision to elect Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th President.

23 Sept, 2016

Book release: The Rationality Quotient: Towards a Test of Rational Thinking  (Stanovich, West, Toplak)

Jun 23, 2016

Via a referendum decision-making process, the UK decides to leave the EU (Brexit).

14 August, 2013

The New CTO: Chief Transformation Officer (Harvard Business Review)
We all know that if you put a frog in water and slowly heat it to the boiling point, the frog will stay put and die. Click here to read more.