New and completely reworked version of dNodes.io

New and completely reworked version of dNodes.io

26. October 2021

Over the past two years we have completely reworked dNodes.io in cooperation with Norsk Regnesentral and Bredvid AS, and with the financial support from Innovation Norway. In the latest version of dNodes.io we have developed the first ever web-based decision tree tool that can instantly calculate and visualise decision trees with statistical distributions and milestones. … Read More

Decision making in Covid times – balancing structure and agility

Decision making in Covid times – balancing structure and agility

8. June 2021

In the McKinsey & Company podcast series “Inside the Strategy Room”, the March episode focuses on the topic of decision making in the boardroom and what the pandemic has taught directors about high-consequence, low-probability decisions. Covid-19 has introduced more uncertainty and less time to evaluate decision alternatives for most organisations. Under these circumstances, it becomes … Read More

Cornerstone investors to Minimeis for continued growth

Cornerstone investors to Minimeis for continued growth

7. May 2021

Christian Stabell Eriksen (on behalf of Skarbua AS), has provided growth capital enabling Minimeis to continue its expansion and capture a larger share of the estimated $1 billion and growing baby carrier market. Christian will join the Board of Directors. Furthermore, Marius Juul Møller (on behalf of KM Holding AS and STY871 AS) together with … Read More

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

23. December 2020

Riktig god jul til alle våre kunder og samarbeidspartnere! Vi håper alle får en flott julefeiring og nyter noen rolige fridager etter et år som har vært alt annet enn normalt. I DecisionNodes har vi de siste månedene hatt mye fokus på steget fra vekst til mer etablert selskap hos de start-up selskapene vi har … Read More

The Viu Bridge

The Viu Bridge

25. March 2020

Our project partner, Schjelderup Trondahl architects, has developed a bridge that is sculptural, sustainable and innovative – and the first milestone was reached this month, with filed patent applications. VIU was developed by Schjelderup Trondahl architects in collaboration with civil engineer Finn-Erik Nilsen (professor at the Oslo University College), Dr. techn K.Apeland AS and DecisionNodes … Read More

Happy new year

Happy new year

8. January 2020

2020 er i gang! Vi håper alle har hatt en flott julefeiring og nytt noen rolige fridager. I DecisionNodes er vi ferdig uthvilte og klare for nye utfordringer. Men først, takk for året som er gått. I 2019 fokuserte vi mest på eksisterende kunder; våre utvalgte start-ups og gode kunder i olje- og gassektoren. Endel … Read More

MiniMeis named one of the Best Inventions of 2019 by Time Magazine!

MiniMeis named one of the Best Inventions of 2019 by Time Magazine!

21. November 2019

MiniMeis just got voted as one of the 100 best inventions of 2019 by Time magazine! The new MiniMeis G4 was launched in November 2019. We are so incredible grateful and happy for the positive feedback and response – and proud to be a part of the MiniMeis adventure! Time Magazine – Best Inventions of the … Read More

MiniMeis in Norwegian business newspaper Dagens Næringsliv

MiniMeis in Norwegian business newspaper Dagens Næringsliv

20. August 2019

MiniMeis med flott omtale i Dagens Næringsliv. “En norskutviklet bæremeis for barn er i ferd med å erobre småbarnsfedre over hele verden.” Og videre fra Professor Tor Wallin Andreassen som er imponert over hva bæremeisgründerne har fått til. “Fantastisk morsomt. Høres ut som de har gjort alt riktig, sier Tor W Andreassen, professor ved NHH … Read More

Haawal engineering share issue

Haawal engineering share issue

18. July 2019

We are happy to announce that Haawal Engineering, provider of market leading flood protection systems, has secured financing for future growth through a share issue with existing and new international investors. A warm welcome to Michael Steinback and Carl-Stefan Neumann to the team. Michael is a serial entrepreneur with several successes over the past few years, … Read More

The most effective climate change solutions

The most effective climate change solutions

21. April 2019

DecisionNodes provides services to a wide range of companies, some of which focus on sustainability matters. In this regard it always interests us to read articles about what individuals, industries and policy makers can do to reduce our carbon footprint. The group Project Drawdown has ranked the 80 most effective climate change solutions. Top ten … Read More

Web-based tool to structure and solve complex decision problems

Web-based tool to structure and solve complex decision problems

17. March 2019

We have just launched a Beta-release of dNodes.io, an open platform to structure and solve complex decision problems. dNodes.io is designed to reduce the complexity of decision analysis software, enabling more active use of decision analysis methodology and encouraging team collaboration. dNodes.io allows you to sketch out strategies live in a meeting, to test assumptions … Read More

Happy new year!

Happy new year!

3. January 2019

Og plutselig er det et nytt år igjen. Godt Nytt år! 2018 har vært fullt av positive overraskelser. Spesielt bra var det å få på plass en erfaren utvikler for videre satsing innenfor verktøy for beslutningsanalyse. Å finne en svært dyktig og erfaren fasilitator og kursholder i Stavanger var heldigvis enkelt. I tillegg var det … Read More

On-campus at UiS

On-campus at UiS

20. November 2018

Great to be invited to the University of Stavanger (UiS) last week and being in front of a group of students as part of the master’s level course: “Economics and Decision Analysis for Engineers”. Many thanks to our cooperation partner Professor Reidar Bratvold for arranging this! The talk was given by our principal advisor Ron … Read More

MiniMeis share issue

MiniMeis share issue

20. October 2018

We are happy to announce that MiniMeis has secured financing for future growth through a share issue with new strategic and international investors. A warm welcome to Michael Steinback, Florian Michajlezko, Menachem Winfield, Oliver Titzmann, Simon Joory and Glen Gold to the MiniMeis family, together with Meis Invest which is a grouping of Norwegian entrepreneurs … Read More

Annual petroleum economics conference 2018

Annual petroleum economics conference 2018

8. September 2018

The Annual Petroleum Economics Conference 2018 will be held at Clarion Hotel Air Sola on 25 and 26th of September. This traditional economics conference is your opportunity to get the latest and greatest update from the industry and a unique opportunity to network and meet new colleagues. Meet up with Ada and Ron DecisionNodes partner … Read More

MiniMeis AS “live” at Seedrs

MiniMeis AS “live” at Seedrs

23. June 2018

DecisionNodes har jobbet mye med ulike oppstartsselskaper de siste par årene og investert betydelig med både tid og penger i enkelte av de selskapene vi har funnet kommersielt mest interessante, deriblant MiniMeis AS. Og akkurat nå har MiniMeis gått “live” på Seedrs https://www.seedrs.com/minimeis, Europas ledende Crowd Funding Equity-platform. Her inviterer vi venner, familie, tidligere kollegaer … Read More

Ron Allred joining DecisionNodes in Stavanger

Ron Allred joining DecisionNodes in Stavanger

11. June 2018

A warm welcome to Ron Allred who is now joining DecisionNodes. Ron will be situated in Stavanger and is joining Decision Nodes as a Principal Advisor – his wide-ranging experience in the oil and gas industry as well as his expertise in decision analysis will complement the skills already in place within the company. His areas … Read More

Haawals flomvernsløsning på Dagsrevyen

Haawals flomvernsløsning på Dagsrevyen

16. May 2018

Haawal Engineering er et av oppstartsselskapene vi har jobbet tett sammen med det siste året. Øystein Blix Walderhaug (25) og Kristian Vemund Haaland (27) har funnet en mer effektiv måte å beskytte samfunnet mot flom enn bruk av dyre permanente løsninger eller tradisjonelle sandsekker. De startet selskapet Haawal Engineering og har utviklet et kostnadseffektivt flomsikringssystem som … Read More

Decision analysis software

Decision analysis software

16. March 2018

dNodes is our new tool for decision modelling. It is based on our best-practices developed over the years of consulting. The tool allows the user to combine state-of-the-art decision-tree modelling with excel. It also includes ready-made modules for different industries and problem situations. Decision analysis software is used to visualise and provide insight to problem … Read More

Reserves insight

Reserves insight

15. February 2018

Together with partners Marius Hovland and Knut Søvold, we have started a new company within the reserves management domain. We offer a truly transparent and unique software, a network of helpful professionals and a company trying to Create Change with Impact within the business of Reserves Management. Our long term business associates Olav Øvreberg and … Read More

God jul med ny utsikt i 2018!

God jul med ny utsikt i 2018!

22. December 2017

DecisionNodes ekspanderer og flytter noen steinkast. Vi møter 2018 i sjarmerende lokaler rett ved elvebredden i Øvre gate 7. I 2018 vil vi også tilby kurs spesielt rettet mot oppstartsbedrifter. Kursene våre vil fortsatt holdes på Vulkan Mathallen. Følg med på kurssidene våre. Team DecisionNodes

Goliat: Politikk, journalistikk og begrepsforvirring

Goliat: Politikk, journalistikk og begrepsforvirring

7. December 2017

Den siste tiden har det vært en rekke politiske utspill, artikler og kommentarer rundt lønnsomheten på oljefeltet Goliat. Fremstillingen er at feltutbyggingens kostnadsoverskridelser har ført til at mannen i gata er frarøvet milliarder av kroner gjennom tapte skatteinntekter, mens ENI selv nyter godt av dette gjennom avskrivninger. Olje- og energiminister Søviknes har forsøksvis tatt et … Read More

Vinderen Sjømat & Delikatesse

Vinderen Sjømat & Delikatesse

16. November 2017

Vi har hatt gleden av å bistå Vinderen Sjømat & Delikatesse og vil gjerne gratulere dem med kjempevellykket åpning av butikken sin på VinderenTorvet i dag! Masse folk, blomster og bobler, deilige snitter og en fiskedisk som bugnet over av alt det beste havet har å by på. Stian Jakobsen, Joakim Grønseth og Kåre Øyen … Read More

From theory to practice  – precision farming

From theory to practice – precision farming

6. October 2017

Earlier this year, we wrote an article on technology as a value driver, published in Magma – a Norwegian scientific journal on business and leadership. The article describes how technology can act as an important contributor to value creation, both in terms of increased revenue and reduced costs. We used an example from the agricultural … Read More

Unique field trip to the Spanish Pyrenees 18th – 22nd September

Unique field trip to the Spanish Pyrenees 18th – 22nd September

9. August 2017

This field trip is organised to emulate a real life multi-disciplinary work setting where we have specific focus on establishing the basis for a field development plan by understanding the characteristics of different depositional environments and evaluating the uncertainties related to geological interpretation and modeling. The results from the detailed work performed by each discipline … Read More

McKinsey article on the path to better decision-making

McKinsey article on the path to better decision-making

7. July 2017

The June edition of the McKinsey Quarterly has an interesting article on how to improve the speed and quality of decision-making. Access to vast amounts of data, advanced analytics and powerful algorithms allow for establishing sound decision proposals. At the same time growing complexities within organisations and in the market place hampers clean delegation and … Read More

Linear thinking in a nonlinear world

Linear thinking in a nonlinear world

23. May 2017

Check out the latest issue of Harvard Business Review to read a very interesting article on non-linear relationships in business and the effect this may have on decision-making: “In recent years a number of professions, including ecologists, physiologists, and physicians, have begun to routinely factor nonlinear relationships into their decision making. But nonlinearity is just … Read More

Read our latest article in Magma number 3 2017

Read our latest article in Magma number 3 2017

27. April 2017

We have published a 12-page article in the latest latest issue of Magma (Number 3 2017) entitled Technology as a Value Driver. Magma is a peer reviewed scientific journal whose purpose is to contribute to dissemination of knowledge, reflection and debate in the field of economics and management. Magma is also the member magazine for … Read More

Cooperation with professor Reidar B. Bratvold

Cooperation with professor Reidar B. Bratvold

20. April 2017

We are very pleased to announce that we have initiated a collaboration with Reidar Bratvold in DecisionNodes. Reidar B. Bratvold is a Professor of Petroleum Investment and Decision Analysis at the University of Stavanger, Norway where he is teaching and supervising graduate students doing research in uncertainty assessment, risk management, investment analysis, decision sciences, and … Read More

Lecturing at the Norwegian Business School BI in Oslo and Bergen

Lecturing at the Norwegian Business School BI in Oslo and Bergen

28. March 2017

Next year DecisionNodes expands its involvement at the Norwegian Business School BI and will be lecturing on the Master programme Applied Economics and Management in both Oslo and Bergen. The master programme provides participants with an understanding of macro economic interrelations and provides basic knowledge in macro and micro economics and economic history. DecisionNodes contributes … Read More

New section: Whitepapers

New section: Whitepapers

19. February 2017

We have now launched “White Papers” – a brand new section on our website. Here you will find articles that provide deeper insight into how we work and approach various problem situations. Articles are categorized by our consulting areas and a variety of new articles will be published through 2017. The articles have a practical … Read More

The decision is taken – Merry Christmas!

The decision is taken – Merry Christmas!

22. December 2016

DecisionNodes is rounding off an interesting year in which we have cultivated many excellent decision trees and other useful models and recommendations. We now look forward to taking on new tasks and implement our plans for 2017. February 1, we move into new premises at Vulkan next to the food court in Oslo. We will … Read More

Intuition in need of analysis

Intuition in need of analysis

3. November 2016

Read the article on leadership, intuition and decision analysis in Kapital number 19 that was recently published. The article highlights how many business executives often have to resort to intuition as the sole guiding principle in the absence of more structured analyses. This may take the company (or project) down a sub-optimal path with lower … Read More

EDPN Conference 2016

EDPN Conference 2016

26. September 2016

Want to learn more about the field of decision analysis and meet fellow decision professionals? Join us at this year’s Decision Analysis conference hosted by the European Decision Professionals Network. The two-day conference programme consists of a mix of inspiring presentations and an interactive programme. The main focus of the conference is: How are big strategy … Read More

Noise: The Cost of Inconsistent Decision Making

Noise: The Cost of Inconsistent Decision Making

25. September 2016

Check out the article on Noise in the October issue of Harvard Business Review. It is written by highly acclaimed Nobel price winner in Economic Sciences Daniel Kahneman and his colleagues in TGG Group. It covers the cost of inconsistent decision-making and provides some useful approaches to identify shortcomings and implement remedies against noise. The ultimate goal … Read More

The Solastrand seminar 26/27th September

The Solastrand seminar 26/27th September

19. September 2016

We hope to see you at the Solastrand oil and economics seminar in Stavanger on the 26th and 27th September. Ada will give a talk the second day at 11.35 titled “Decision Analysis in periods with low prices and great uncertainty”. Among other interesting talks are Macroeconomic expectations by Kjetil Hommerstrand (Statoil) and Creating Value … Read More

Decision analysis certificate program

Decision analysis certificate program

26. August 2016

We welcome you to join our new certificate program in decision analysis to develop new skills, broaden your knowledge base and gain an advantage in your career. The program consists of two compulsory courses plus two optional courses and you will earn a professional certificate at the end of the program to document accomplished training … Read More

Updated course calendar fall 2016

Updated course calendar fall 2016

19. August 2016

Our course calendar is now updated with selected events for the next 12 months. The first upcoming event this fall is the 2-day Decision analysis introductory course scheduled for 12-13 October. The course program continues with the 1-day course Framing and problem structuring on 27 October. Both these courses will be held several times over … Read More

Summer is here

Summer is here

17. June 2016

The first half of 2016 has been an interesting journey for DecisionNodes, bringing new perspectives on how to use decision analysis methodology to evaluate strategies and capital investment decisions in a wide variety of businesses. We firmly believe there are great benefits to be gained from well structured decision approaches in both public and private … Read More

Targeting a wider audience

Targeting a wider audience

6. May 2016

At DecisionNodes, we target a wide range of business sectors with our services. On our newly redesigned web pages, we have focused on presenting what DecisionNodes offers of consulting, training and learning portal content in a more intuitive manner. By this we hope to reach out to new potential clients and better explain how the … Read More

New offices

New offices

3. April 2016

DecisionNodes is proud to announce our new offices in Teatergata 1 in the central part of Oslo. We now have our own training facilities where we can conduct our courses with room for up to 20 participants. For larger groups and training outside of Oslo we will continue to rent facilities at suitable locations. We … Read More