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"Doug Hubbard, a recognized expert among experts in the field of risk management, covers the entire spectrum of risk management in this invaluable guide. There are specific value-added take aways in each chapter that are sure to enrich all readers including IT, business management, students, and academics alike."

Praise for The Failure of Risk Management -Peter Julian, former CIO of the NY Metro Transit Authority, President of The Alliance Group Consulting

"Doug Hubbard’s book should be required reading for managers and practitioners responsible for mitigating risk. If corporations and government are to regain the public trust, effective and broad-based risk management must be as natural as breathing."

Praise for The Failure of Risk Management -Ron Miller, FEMA CIO 2001-2002 former senior advisor, White House Homeland Security Transition Planning Office; Chairman, TeamRonMiller.com

"This book is remarkable in its range of measurement applications and its clarity of style. A must-read for every professional who has ever exclaimed, 'Sure, that concept is important, but can we measure it?"

Praise for How To Measure Anything - Dr. Jack Stenner Cofounder and CEO of MetraMetrics Inc.

"I use this book as a primary reference for my measurement class at MIT. The students love it because it provides practical advice that can be applied to a variety of scenarios; from aerospace & defense, healthcare, politics, etc."

Praise for How To Measure Anything - Ricardo Valerdi PhD, MIT Research Associate at Engineering Systems Division

"Doug Hubbard has provided an easy-to-read, demystifying explanation of how managers can inform themselves to make less risky, more profitable business decisions. We encourage our clients to try his powerful, practical techniques."

Praise for How To Measure Anything - Peter Schay, EVP and COO of the Advisory Council

"I love this book. Douglas Hubbard helps us create a path to know the answer to almost any question in business, in science, or in life . . . How to Measure Anything provides just the tools most of us need to measure anything better, to gain that insight, to make progress, and to succeed."

Praise for How To Measure Anything - Peter Tippett, PhD, M.D Chief Technology Officer at Cybertrust and inventor of the first AntiVirus software

Hubbard Decision Research provides training, consulting, and tools for the most difficult measurement, forecasting, and investment decisions facing organizations today.

For over 19 years, our vetted Applied Information Economics methodology has been applied across a diverse range of fields and industries, all over the world.

Applied Information Economics has been used to clarify a variety of difficult and risky decisions over the years in fields as wide ranging as insurance, mining, medical devices, military logistics, and many more. No matter how difficult your challenge in decision analysis, risk assessment, data gathering, and complex forecasting, Hubbard Decision Research can solve it!

Are Weighted Averages for Vendor Selection a Waste of Time?

by Dan Gilmore Supply Chain Digest, 06/15/2004 Dan Gilmore interviews Doug Hubbard about the use of weighted scoring methods for selection of vendors for supply chain management. It is a short but fairly complete discussion of the shortcomings of decision...

Capital Blue Cross

Case Study by Richard Pastore, Analysis by Doug Hubbard CIO Enterprise Magazine, 02/15/2000 CIO staff writer Richard Pastore writes a case study about how Capital Blue Cross of Harrisburg, PA evaluated a proposed decision-support system. Doug Hubbard then finishes...

Facilitating Calibrated Estimates

The book shows that calibrated probability assessments really do work and it gives the reader some idea about how to employ them. But facilitating a workshop - with calibrated estimates or any other formal method - has its own challenges. Participants ask questions or...

New Topics

Every forum should have one place where members can suggest new topics, combining topics or changing topics. If you think you have a measurement problem, question, or interest that doesn't fit into any of the other topics herein, then suggest it here and I'll make it....

New Evaluation Methodology Saves VA $30 Million

Joab Jackson Washington Technology, 9/7/2001 Jackson reports on the Hubbard Decision Research consulting that saved the Department of Veterans Affairs millions. He misquotes Doug on one significant point. He says that this is the first application of Applied...

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