Cloverpop Blog

Exploring how the decision-making revolution is changing business leadership.

Forbes: Track Your People’s Decisions. It’ll Make Everyone Happier.

At Cloverpop, we share and track every significant business decision we make in Slack. I mean that literally — we write down all our important decisions and track them in Slack using our own Cloverpop app.

At first this way of working felt a bit...

Forbes: Here’s What To Do When DACI Decision-Making Falls Short

 

More and more companies are using frameworks like DACI, RACI and RAPID in an attempt to improve decision-making by assigning clearer decision-making responsibilities. Unfortunately, DACI sounds good in theory but rarely meets expectations in...

Solving Decisions In Slack Is Fun!

We’re building our Slack-first app for making, tracking and communicating decisions, and it’s the most fun I’ve ever had at work. Our design and development team is going 2X faster than our schedule, the app works great, and we expect to give...

Why Slack’s IPO Will Change How You Make Decisions At Work

Slack’s wild ride from startup unicorn to public company is about more than billionaire bingo. It’s about trends that are changing the nature of work, a la “how did we do this before Slack?” Most of all, the rise of work platforms like Slack and...

How Innovators Build Trust And Make Fast Decisions That Spread Like Wildfire

It’s hard to overstate how much business success relies on better, faster decision making. Bain & Company research found that decision making effectiveness drives 95% of business performance. The UK Institute for Employment found that decision...

Forbes: When It Comes To Business Decisions, Diversity Is Not Propaganda

It’s my business to understand the role of bias when it comes to making decisions. Some of the most difficult biases cause people to dig their heels in when presented with anything that challenges their beliefs and perceptions. So it’s no...

Forbes: Why Bigger Companies Are Less Decisive And What To Do About It

New Cloverpop research shows that as companies get bigger, their decision effectiveness declines. That means most large companies earn sub-par D grades for decision-making, significantly below the already mediocre average score of 7 on a...

New Research: The 7 Decision Practices Top Companies Use To Innovate

Our free new white paper shows there are seven key decision practices that distinguish top performing companies and act as practical benchmarks for the rest to improve and compete. In day-to-day work, top companies rarely fall short of these...

Five Ways Business Decisions Making Fails And How To Avoid It

Most companies have a fairly specific method for making decisions. It may not be perfect. It could probably be improved with a more inclusive slate of people informing decisions. Sure, some decisions end up being wrong. But experienced decision...

Forbes: How Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos Uses Faster, Better Decisions To Keep Innovating Like A Startup

“Every day at Amazon is Day 1,” according to its CEO Jeff Bezos. He has reminded employees of this for decades -- Amazon will never stop being a startup. 

He even went so far as to name a building on Amazon's campus Day 1, and when Bezos switched...