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Business administration, general

  • Ranking new product ideas for further development
  • Selecting a new office location
  • Prioritizing business projects and allocating a budget

ICT

  • Prioritizing design improvements for online software
  • Selecting IT equipment vendors
  • Prioritizing ICT projects and allocating a budget

Procurement and tendering

  • Short-listing supplier proposals from a RFP / tender

Local and central government, general

  • Allocating business development grants
  • Points System to determine planning notifications
  • Assessing value for money of government programmes
  • Allocating a budget for city council or local government
  • Ranking council residential properties for disposal (sale)

Social services

  • Points System to allocate social-care assistance to people in need

Education

  • Awarding student scholarships
  • Short-listing applicants for university professorship
  • Short-listing candidates to be business school dean
  • Selecting students for medical school
  • University academic staff promotions
  • Judging an essay-writing competition
  • Competency modeling – What makes a good school teacher?

The Arts

  • Allocating arts funding for theater projects
  • Judging entries in a film-making competition
  • Best Actress Award
  • Best Theatrical Production Award
  • Best Director Award

Development aid and disaster recovery

  • Allocating funds for a microfinance programme
  • Prioritizing projects and allocating a budget for aid agency
  • Prioritizing regions for immediate help after a natural disaster

Research funding

  • Points System to allocate NZ Marsden Research Fund
  • Selecting funding applications for science & innovation funder
  • Selecting funding applications for medical research funder
  • Selecting research proposals and allocating grant funds (general)

Conjoint analysis and marketing research

  • What do people look for in household energy saving options?
  • Surveying citizen preferences for water & wastewater services
  • Community preferences towards a proposed cement factory
  • Consumer conjoint analysis for a flavoured milk product
  • Choosing a home to buy or rent
  • Choosing a new road bike (bicycle)
  • Choosing an engagement ring
  • Choosing a new refrigerator
  • Choosing a stand-up paddle board (SUP)
  • Choosing a city to move to
  • Choosing a luxury car

Finance and venture capital

  • Allocating business development grants
  • Short-listing company shares to invest in
  • Competency modeling – What makes a good hedge fund team?
  • Selecting start-ups for VC or Angel Investor
  • Credit scoring – Which loan applicant is least risky?
  • Allocating funds for a microfinance programme

Human resource management, general

  • Short-listing job applicants
  • Short-listing candidates for CEO or senior position
  • Competency modeling – What makes a good hedge fund team?
  • Competency modeling – What make a good school teacher?

Immigration

  • Points System, "Immigrate to Canada – Skilled worker"
  • Points System, "New Zealand Skilled Migrant Category"

Insurance and legal

  • Points System to detect insurance fraud
  • Prioritizing legal disputes based on their seriousness

Fire service, police and security

  • Points System to prioritize Police responses to incidents
  • Points System to identify terrorist suspects or threats
  • Prioritizing projects for Fire Service and allocating a budget

Resource management

  • Points System to determine planning notifications
  • Points System to assess water-body environmental impacts

Infrastructure

  • Surveying citizen preferences for water & wastewater services
  • Prioritizing traffic congestion solutions and allocating a budget
  • Selecting sludge-disposal method for a sewerage system
  • Prioritizing water supply projects and allocating a budget

Energy

  • What do people look for in household energy saving options?
  • Selecting options for reliable supply of electricity to city
  • Selecting wind farm designs
  • Selecting sites for offshore wind-turbine farm
  • Ranking alternative energy sources

Climate change

  • Selecting geo-engineering solutions to climate change
  • Ranking alternative energy sources

Building projects

  • Deciding how to create more space for a crowded building
  • Deciding how to upgrade heating and ventilation for a building
  • Deciding how to increase reader space for university library

Design

  • Prioritizing family car designs
  • Ranking new product ideas for further development
  • Prioritizing design improvements for online software
  • Selecting wind farm designs
  • Ranking designs, applying Alberto Alessi’s "formula for success"
  • Ranking satellite designs

Real estate

  • Choosing a home to buy or rent
  • Choosing a university flat (shared accommodation)
  • Selecting a new office location

Charities and not-for-profits

  • Allocating funds for a microfinance programme
  • Allocating investment funds for a charitable foundation

Patient prioritization

  • Points System to prioritize patients for general surgery
  • Points System to prioritize a population for Tamiflu
  • Points System to prioritize patients for CABG heart surgery
  • Points System to prioritize patients for bariatric surgery
  • Points System to prioritize dental extractions
  • Points System to prioritize adult patients for kidney transplants

Health technology prioritization

  • Health technology prioritization 1 (generic benefits instead of QALYs)
  • Health technology prioritization 2 (health benefits in aggregate QALYs)

Health-related quality of life

  • Creating an EQ-5D-5L value set
  • Creating an EQ-5D-3L value set
  • Creating a PROMISĀ® value set

Health, miscellaneous

  • Points System to predict or screen for diabetes risk
  • Helping a diabetic patient with the decision to amputate leg
  • Prioritizing projects for a hospital and allocating a budget

Competition judging

  • Judging entries in a film-making competition
  • Judging entries in entrepreneurship business plan competition
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award
  • Judging an essay-writing competition
  • Judging entries in a film-making competition
  • Best Actress Award
  • Best Theatrical Production Award
  • Best Director Award

Sport

  • Selecting basketball players in draft
  • Identifying bowlers with ability to be world class
  • Picking mid-court players for a netball team
  • Choosing a new road bike (bicycle)
  • Selecting wide receivers in NFL Draft
  • Predicting winner of FIFA World Cup