A Performance Space Presentation for Decision Making (pSpace)

Primary Inventors: 

David O. Kazmer, Ph.D.

Description: 

A software program that allows the user to enter multiple variables and ranges (which are the control parameters) to select the desired parameters and to receive via the multiple outputs a measurement of acceptable performance.

Applications: 

Decision-making, running "what if" scenarios, process control in manufacturing, financial/asset program management.

Advantages: 

The program utilizes the Performance Orientation Chart (POC) to aid the decision maker throughout an interactive decision-making process. This program can handle a multivariable input to ascertain the influence of all decisions on the final possibilities and allow some measure of predictability.

Note: A prototype program is available that shows the capabilities for asset management decision making for retirement options.

Licensing Status: 
Available for Licensing
Patent Status: 
Docket: 
UMA 00-03
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