Decision support

Decision support

Specialising in communications, networks and sensors, Roke have the skills, experience, knowledge and tools to support your decision and ensure your programmes generate the evidence they need to be successful.

In today's challenging environment, decision makers are increasingly required to choose between diverse and complex options with ever-decreasing time and resources. Limited budgets must be spent wisely, with pressures to achieve maximum benefit for minimum spend.

The Service

Our Decision Support team offer a number of services, including:

  • Operational analysis
  • Analysis of alternatives
  • Balance of investment studies
  • Whole life costing
  • Vignettes & scenarios development
  • Concepts of analysis development
  • Risk assessment
  • Exploitation roadmapping
  • Support to investment appraisal (COEIA / OASP / MDAL / ITAP / BOI)
  • Capability gap analysis
  • DLOD impact assessment
  • Technology readiness level assessment

Our Seven Step Approach

Aligned with the NATO Code of Best Practice and designed with MoD scrutiny compliance in mind, we employ a simple "Seven Step" approach to our decision support service.

The seven step approach is scalable to suit projects small or large using a range of proven analytical tools, techniques and methods enabling our team to generate high quality and independent evidence to support your of complex problems.

Whether starting from scratch or picking up on existing tools, data or evidence, our structured approach allows us to rapidly understand your needs, enterprises and systems, and the key elements of the problem space.

We make sure you generate the data you need and turn this information into a coherent evidence portfolio. Clear visualisation, concise reporting and a focused briefing pack, all as standard outputs, allow you to communicate the results to your stakeholders and meet your approval requirements.

Tools and Techniques

Developed and refined over a number of years, the team has amassed a suite of fast running and cost-effective analytical tools, techniques and methods that can be tailored to suit your needs. Working with you to understand your problem space, we will select the analytical tools best suited to your task and budget. Furthermore, we can provide a wide range of detailed modelling and simulation tools, datasets and subject matter experts to support any analysis.

  • Rapid Capability Assessment
  • Risk in Cost and Capability
  • Pan DLOD-Assessment Framework
  • Whole life costing
  • Capability roadmapping
  • Technology Readiness Assessment Model
  • Focused scoring

More Information

To find out how we can best support you, to arrange a free consultation, or for a free 'health check' of your evidence portfolio please contact us.