Why Mainstream Organizations Struggle With Becoming Data-Driven and How Decision Management Can Help Them Achieve Value Faster

In our latest Linkedin article, we focus on the topic of why organizations are struggling to gain value from data initiatives. Although investment dollars in data and AI solutions are at a high point, the value derived from those investments is not following suit. In a recent survey by Harvard Business Review, only about a […]

Ask James Taylor About Automation

It’s a golden opportunity to ask James (our CEO) your questions on the topic of DECISION AUTOMATION! Here’s how: Next Friday morning, tune in to the live show on IBM ExpertTV, where James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions, will be answering your questions about automation. In this new series by IBM, host David Jenness […]

What Does the World’s First Autonomous Ship Have to Do With Business Decision-Making?

What does the autonomous ship, Mayflower 400, have to do with business-driven decision-making? Quite a bit, it turns out. As you’ll see, the development of this amazing, one-of-a-kind vessel led to a conclusion that we at Decision Management Solutions see every day in our client work: It’s never enough to just rely on artificial intelligence […]

CEO James Taylor Named 2021 IBM Champion Innovator

We’re pleased to announce that Decision Management Solutions CEO James Taylor is among 735 members of the 2021 class of IBM Champions. As a six-time honoree since 2016, James was selected for his excellence and expertise as an innovative thought leader in the technical community. IBM Champions help companies innovate and transform digitally with IBM […]

Decision-Driven Data Analytics

By James Taylor Bart de Langhe and Stefano Puntoni recently published a great article in the MIT Sloan Management Review called “Leading With Decision-Driven Data Analytics”. In contrast to so much of the literature that focuses first on data, they focus on decision-making. In fact, they go so far as to say that : “Leaders need […]

Top Three Items for Your 2021 To-Do List

Our world looks very different today than it did nine months ago, and so does your business. As one of the most turbulent years in recent history comes to a close, it’s critical in these uncertain times to prepare for the future. With the pandemic still in full play and economic uncertainty across nearly every […]

Learn How Machine Learning Can Deliver True Business Value

Sign up for our 2021 Machine Learning Week workshop by James Taylor, CEO, Decision Management Solutions Enterprises today are eager to apply machine learning to improve their operations. But how do they ensure that it truly serves their business operations in the most optimal way? After all, the end goal is to achieve better business […]

How to Succeed With AI: Tie It to Business Decisions

by James Taylor, CEO, Decision Management Solutions Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform businesses, and adoption is on the rise. A 2018 McKinsey global survey shows that 47% of organizations say they have “embedded at least one [AI capability] into their standard business processes, while another 30% report piloting the use of AI.” […]

Triple Threat: A Trio of Decision Modeling Tales of Terror

By Gagan Saxena, VP Solutions and a Principal Consultant, Decision Management Solutions   Decision modeling can be a “good-enough” representation of business problems, providing adequate information for automating decisions. And even if there may be a good reason for not automating every single decision, you would not be confident of those reasons unless you’ve done some level […]

Beware the 80% Trap: Avoid the “Big Bucket o’ Rules” Approach to BRMS

By James Taylor, Founder and CEO, Decision Management Solutions One of the classic tools for decision automation is a business rules management system, or BRMS. While these systems are powerful and effective when used correctly, many companies fail to apply best practices when using them. Here’s one of our favorite horror stories about a well-intentioned […]