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Criterium Decision Plus

Criterium DecisionPlus (CDP) decision management system helps you structure and communicate complex decisions between alternatives. It is a very graphical Windows Desktop application that embodies multi-criteria decision (AHP and SMART) analysis and uncertainty handling. CDP handles both qualitative and numerical inputs. CDP starts with a brainstorming component to help structure the decision. It helps elicit preferences from decision makers, then provides contributions, sensitivity and tradeoffs analysis to help validate those preferences. The impact of uncertainties in the attributes of the alternatives on the decision outcome is calculated and shown graphically. Data from spreadsheets can be imported, and the model structure and results can be exported as graphs and underlying tables. CDP was created in 1993 and is supported by InfoHarvest Inc. of Seattle, it comes with a 350 page user's manual and onsite training is available. Decision models created with CDP can be used in the EMDS eco-management system (see the EMDS EBM tool entry) and can be published to the web using InfoHarvest's Decision Hosting services.

Graphical Ontology Browser

  • Click on a node to jump to the content of that node
  • Pan to see the rest of the graph
  • Scroll the mousewheel up and down to zoom in and out
  • Rearrange the nodes in the graph by dragging a node to a different position


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