The word “decision” can be generally defined as a choice among several alternatives, usually with a view to determining future action.

In the nomenclature of the “Digital Era Framework”, “decision” is one of the seven modes of information application. This mode covers all information handling processes that directly affect a choice. In general, “decision” can be defined as a choice among several alternatives, usually with a view to determining future action.

In the “Digital Era Framework”, the modes of “decision” and “evaluation” are closely related. A decision without evaluation is not possible and evaluations are often made based on decisions.

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The definition given above was proposed as part of the Digital Era Framework by Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld. The text was first published in: Jörn Lengsfeld: Digital Era Framework. Please refer to the original publication if you want to cite the text.