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So you want to build a decision support tool? Assessing successes, pitfalls, and lessons learned for tool design and development


The purpose of this study is to understand how the USGS is using decision support, learning from successes and pitfalls in order to help streamline the design and development process across all levels of USGS scientific tool creation and outreach. What should researchers consider before diving into tool design and development? Our goal is to provide a synthesis of lessons learned and best practices across the spectrum of USGS decision support efforts to a) provide guidance to future efforts and b) identify knowledge gaps and opportunities for knowledge transfer and integration.


Principal Investigator :
Amanda E Cravens
Co-Investigator :
Nicole M Herman-Mercer, Amanda Stoltz
CMS Group :
Community for Data Integration - CDI

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