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Decision Modeling Master Class – London, July 11, 2017

Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN authors James Taylor and Jan Purchase are co-teaching a masterclass in Decision Modeling in association with DecisionCamp in London, July 11, 2017.

Global Big Data Conference: Don’t Apply Big Data Analytics To The Wrong Problem: Put Decisions First

James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions will present Don’t Apply Big Data Analytics To The Wrong Problem: Put Decisions First at the Global Bid Data Conference on March 28, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA.

IBM InterConnect 2017: Pioneering Clinical Decision Services with Decision Modeling at Kaiser Permanente

James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions and Renee Trinidad of Kaiser Permanente will present Pioneering Decision Services with Decision Modeling at Kaiser Permanente at IBM InterConnect, March 20, 2017, Session Id: BBM-1740.

Predictive Analytics World 2017: The Role of Decision Modeling in Creating Data Science Excellence

James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions and Robert Lake, Senior Manager, Data Science of Cisco will present The Role of Decision Modeling in Creating Data Science Excellence at Predictive Analytics World in San Francisco on May 16, 2017.


New Book: Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN

November 30, 2016
Two leading firms in decision management and decision modeling, Decision Management Solutions and Lux Magi, today announced the release of a definitive guide to decision modeling with the Object Management Group’s Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard. The book, “Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN”, has been published by Meghan-Kiffer Press and is now on general release, available for purchase from Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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Decision Management Solutions to Present Financial Services and Healthcare Case Studies at BBC 2016

July 27, 2016
Decision Management Solutions is pleased to announce financial services and healthcare case study presentations at this Fall’s Building Business Capability Conference BBC 2016, Pioneering Decision Services with Decision Modeling at Kaiser Permanente with David Herring, Manager of BPM & ODM Delivery, Office of the CTO, Kaiser Permante and Beyond Textbooks: Building the Modern Business Architecture presented by Andrew Ray, VP Business Architecture & Change Management, Goldman Sachs & Co.

DecisionsFirst Modeler Mobile DMN Decision Model Interface Announced

May 26, 2016
Decision Management Solutions today announced the availability of its new mobile-friendly interface for sharing decision models throughout an organization, DecisionsFirst Modeler Reader. With DecisionsFirst Modeler and the DecisionsFirst Modeler Reader, decision models based on the Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard are easily shared and discussed with business owners and executives, improving technology alignment with the business, speed of delivery and business efficiency.

Decision Management Solutions Announces Integration of DecisionsFirst Modeler with Red Hat JBoss BRMS

May 16, 2016
Decision Management Solutions today announced the availability of the DecisionsFirst Modeler Enterprise Edition Integration with Red Hat JBoss BRMS. With DecisionsFirst Modeler Enterprise Edition and the integration for JBoss BRMS, decision models based on the Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard can be more easily integrated with business rules being managed and deployed using JBoss BRMS, improving traceability and business ownership.

Decision Management Solutions and Lux Magi Announce Collaboration on a New Book: Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN

January 21, 2016
Two leading firms in decision management and decision modeling, Decision Management Solutions and Lux Magi, today announced their collaboration on a definitive guide to decision modeling with the Object Management Group’s Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard. The book, Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN, will be published by Meghan-Kiffer Press in mid-2016.

Decision Management Solutions Announces Successful Deployment of DecisionsFirst Modeler Integration with IBM ODM

October 20, 2015
Today we announced the successful deployment of the DecisionsFirst Modeler Integration with IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM) at a large healthcare and insurance provider headquartered in California. The DecisionsFirst Modeler IBM ODM Integration is a key component of this leading organization’s process improvement and decision management initiative.

Decision Management Solutions Joins OneDecision.io Consortium

September 28, 2015
We are pleased to announce that we have joined the OneDecision.io Consortium. OpenDecision.io was formed to promote the Decision Model & Notation (DMN) standard, published by the Object Management Group (OMG), by providing an open source reference implementation for automatic execution of DMN models.

Gartner Lists Decision Management Solutions as a Sample Vendor for Decision Management in its Hype Cycle for Business Process Management, 2015

August 18, 2015
Leading Decision Management consulting and decision modeling software provider, Decision Management Solutions, has been cited as a “Sample Vendor” in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Business Process Management, 2015. Gartner is one of the leading independent information technology, research and advisory companies in the world. The yearly “Hype Cycle for BPM” report is developed by a group of Gartner Analysts based on their evaluation of current latest trends and technologies for Business Process Management.

New White Paper – Improving Claims Processing with Decision Management

May 26, 2015
Decision Management delivers next generation claims systems that act immediately, increase agility, consistency and accuracy, improve customer satisfaction, speed response and reduce costs. Insurers can achieve significant speed-to-market gains, reduce fraud and create innovative new claims processes.

New White Paper – Framing Analytic Requirements

May 18, 2015
The value proposition of analytics is almost always to improve decision-making. Being explicit about the decision-making to be improved is an effective tool for framing analytic requirements.

Decision Management Solutions Announces Academic Licensing for its Decision Modeling Software

March 24, 2015
Decision Management Solutions, a leading provider of decision management professional services, today announced a new Academic Licensing Program that will provide access to its decision modeling software, DecisionsFirst Modeler, as well as instructional and other materials for universities and colleges at a specially reduced subscription price.

Free Version of Decision Modeling Software DecisionsFirst Modeler Now Available

February 3, 2015
Decision Management Solutions, a leading provider of decision management professional services, today announced a free version of its decision modeling software, DecisionsFirst Modeler. The free Basic Version delivers the same user-friendly, DMN standards-based graphical decision models for up to three users to support collaboration on decision requirements for business process management, business rules, predictive analytics and dashboards design projects.

New Research Challenges Analytics Maturity Curve Model

January 27, 2015
Decision Management Solutions’ new research challenges the traditional analytics maturity curve, introducing an analytics capability landscape model to aid organizations in their BI and analytics purchase decisions. The new research report, The Analytics Capability Landscape, challenges the analytics maturity curve model and suggests an analytics capabilities landscape framework to better ensure that analytic capabilities used by an organization are aligned with business needs, are geared toward the intended user, and support decision-makers, both human and automated.

New Book on BPMN and DMN Launches Next Generation of Process Modeling

December 9. 2014
In this third edition of the successful Microguide to BPMN, leading decision management expert James Taylor joins BPMN expert Tom Debevoise to create an integrated guide to process and decision modeling in BPMN/DMN. Starting with the basics and progressing to a comprehensive framework for modeling decision-responsive processes, the Microguide uses simple language aided with concrete use cases and scenarios to teach the reader how to properly use these powerful notations.

Decision Management Solutions Introduces New Decision Modeling Platform

September 30, 2014
Enterprise Edition extends DecisionsFirst Modeler’s collaborative decision modeling through integration with business rules and analytic development platforms.
Decision Management Solutions, a leading provider of decision management professional services, today announced a new Enterprise Edition of its decision modeling software, DecisionsFirst Modeler. The new Enterprise Editions delivers user-friendly, standards-based graphical decision models integrated with implementation and application development platforms such as business rules management systems and predictive analytic platforms. By integrating decision modeling with implementation, DecisionsFirst Modeler Enterprise Edition delivers a platform for Decision Management that allows for managing and improving business decisions in complex, multi-vendor environments.

Decision-Centric, Action-Oriented Dashboards – New Partnership Announced with Assure

March 21, 2014
We are pleased to announce today our partnership with Assure, a leading provider of analytics for Application Lifecycle Management. The new partnership will enable Assure’s customers to utilize decision modeling and decision management technology as a part of the Assure TotalView product. Assure will leverage this partnership to provide customers with a decision-centric, action-oriented dashboard. Additionally, it will offer a collaboration platform that extends Assure TotalView with insights from data mining and predictive analytics, as well as actionable recommendations based on configurable best practices.

Decision Management Solutions Announces Partnership with Government Solution Provider TechBlue

November 13, 2013
Decision Management Solutions, a leading provider of decision management professional services, announced today at the Building Business Capability Conference in Las Vegas, NV, their partnership with Pittsburgh, PA and Alexandria, VA based TechBlue, a consultative firm that delivers technology and strategic solutions that optimize operational performance. Decision Management Solutions and TechBlue are expanding on their existing collaboration so that TechBlue can now offer a full range of decision management consulting, training and software to its government clients.

New Decision Management Solutions Study Identifies Customer Treatment and Engagement as Key Cloud Analytics Trend

November 11, 2013
Decision Management Solutions’ newly published report, Predictive Analytics in the Cloud – Opportunities, Trends and the Impact of Big Data, found that cloud predictive analytics solutions are becoming mainstream, with broader and accelerating adoption. This adoption is increasingly driven by the value of predictive analytics to improve customer treatment and engagement.

Decision Management Solutions Announces Partnership with Investment Bank Specialists Lux Magi

November 7, 2013
Decision Management Solutions, a leading provider of decision management professional services, today announced their partnership with Lux Magi, specialists in mentoring the application of Business Rules, Business Decision Modeling and Business Decision Management Systems to investment banks. Lux Magi is based in London, UK.

Decision Management Solutions Announces Partnership with Enterprise Modeling Specialists BCS

November 5, 2013
Decision Management Solutions, a leading provider of decision management professional services, today announced their partnership with BCS – Dr. Juergen Pitschke, specialists in standards-based enterprise modeling based in Dresden, Germany. Decision Management Solutions and BCS are expanding on their existing collaboration to deliver decision-centric enterprise modeling in Northern Europe.

Decision Management Solutions Expands Decision Modeling Offerings

October 30, 2013
DecisionsFirst Modeler delivers a new collaborative approach to decision modeling for enterprise architects, business owners, analytic professionals and business analysts.

Decision Management Solutions Publishes The Decision Management Manifesto

October 15, 2013
The Decision Management Manifesto is designed to help organizations adopt the Decision Management approach, apply it effectively in their own organizational context and increase the value of their technology investments.

Results of Predictive Analytics in the Cloud 2013 Survey

October 22, 2013
Opportunities, Trends, and the Impact of Big Data – The Predictive Analytics in the Cloud 2013 Research Report is now available.

Survey Seeks Input on the Potential of Big Data and Predictive Analytics in the Cloud

September 10, 2013
Decision Management Solutions launches survey to study the intersection of predictive analytics and cloud technologies in the era of Big Data.

New Content on In-database Analytics and Big Data

September 4, 2013
Decision Management Solutions releases Version 4 of its widely read Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report.

Version 3 of DMS Platforms Report with Expanded Use Cases Now Available

January 26, 2013
Version 3 of our Decision Management Platforms Technologies Report is now available. This version significantly expands the Use Cases section. The use cases are divided up into a number of categories. Some of these are verticals, such as the section on government operations, while others are focused on categories relevant to multiple industries such as fraud detection or personalization. Within each section a number of real examples are explained.

Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report 2012 Version 2 Now Available

August 10, 2012
Decision Management Solutions announced the release of Version 2 of their Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report 2012. This report covers the technologies available to build Decision Management Systems. New content in this version includes:

  • Information on 46 vendors
  • 69 “First Look” product reviews
  • Expanded advice for navigating the product landscape
  • Key product characteristics to look for
  • Expanded best practices for building Decision Management Systems
  • Content on Decision Management Systems and the platform capabilities necessary to build this new class of systems.

Decision Management Solutions is Proud to Welcome Gagan Saxena as Vice-President of Consulting Services

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2012
Decision Management Solutions, the leading professional services firm specializing in decision management, today announced that Gagan Saxena has joined as Vice President of Consulting Services and Principal Consultant.

“Decision Management is poised for rapid growth – as a natural link between business strategy and business operations. This is a powerful new way to consider business design that aligns business processes, enterprise data and numerous technologies in the most business-friendly fashion. I am excited to join James Taylor and team as we build out our consulting capabilities in this field,” said Gagan Saxena.

Now Available – Free Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report

February 22, 2012
Decision Management Solutions announces the release of the first version of their Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report 2012.

Cloud-Based Predictive Analytics Solutions Poised for Rapid Growth

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) November 10, 2011
Over 2/3 of survey respondents see real potential in cloud-based predictive analytics. Key drivers are customer acquisition, management and retention. Research results including white papers, webinars and podcasts are now available on our Predictive Analytics in the Cloud results page.

James Taylor’s New Book on Decision Management Systems Combines Advanced Analytic Technologies for Formidable Business Transformation

This practical guide to using business rules and predictive analytics is a must read for CIOs, CMOs and Chief Analytics Officers

PALO ALTO, CA (October 11, 2011) – James Taylor, a leading expert on Decision Management and CEO of Decision Management Solutions, today launched his new book, “Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Using Business Rules and Predictive Analytics” (IBM Press). Taylor demonstrates how to combine technologies such as predictive analytics, optimization and business rules to transform largely passive information systems into Decision Management Systems that work actively to help maximize growth and profits, without massive IT investments.

Predictive Analytics in the Cloud Research Study Launched

Decision Management Solutions to study the opportunity for businesses to take full advantage of the intersection of predictive analytics and cloud solutions

PALO ALTO, CA (August 23, 2011) – Decision Management Solutions announced today a multi-stage, multi-client study to assess the opportunity for businesses to take full advantage of the intersection of predictive analytics and cloud solutions, whether private, public or hybrid. The study will be directed by CEO James Taylor and hosted on Smart Data Collective, a leading online community for data professionals moderated by Social Media Today LLC.

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