1. What is a decision template?
A decision template is used to set up and structure decisions for your users. Definitive Choice® provides many options when creating a template. For example, you can add the criteria that you want them to use and can set each criterion as mandatory or optional. You can also enable users you add their own criteria or limit them to use the ones that you provide.
Like criteria, you can add the alternatives that you want the users to evaluate and can set each alternative as mandatory or optional. You can also enable users you add their own alternatives or limit them to use the ones that you provide. You can add alternatives scoring data/metrics that you want to make available to the users.
Finally, you allow or limit the ability for users to invite other participants.
2. When my users make decisions with my templates, what data will be made available to me?
Definitive Choice® provides a tremendous amount of insight into how your user’s make decisions and what they think is important. For each template, you will see:
- The average weight for each criterion (averaged over all decisions where the criteria have been prioritized). This data can be segregated by the criteria that the partner added in the template versus those added by users; or shown in aggregate.
- The average score for each alternative (averaged over all decisions where alternatives have been scored). This data can be segregated by the alternatives that the partner added in the template versus those added by users; or shown in aggregate.
- A listing of all the decisions made using the template, with links the decision reports;
- A graph showing the number of times a template was used in a decision over a period of time