Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 21st June 2016 |
Earlier this month I started a series on decision modeling for Rules Architects by describing how a decision model in DecisionsFirst Modeler engages the business and extends traceability and impact analysis. Wrapping up this week I’m going to talk about the importance of agile development and how traditional rules approaches force a waterfall approach.
Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 15th June 2016 |
Last week I started a series on decision modeling for Rules Architects by describing how a decision model in DecisionsFirst Modeler engages your business partners. This week I am going to explain how decision modeling enables traceability all the way to the knowledge sources that drive rules, and impact analysis all the way to the business objectives.
Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 9th June 2016 |
Rules Architects we work with are increasingly using decision modeling as part of their business rules management system (BRMS) implementations. This month’s blog series will explore three key benefits of using decision modeling and a BRMS.
Posted By: Meri Gruber | Posted On: 16th May 2016 |
Today we 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. Read the full announement here.
Decision Modeling with the Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard is a powerful way to maximize the ROI to be gained from business rules management systems like IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM). The combination of a decision modeling tool like DecisionsFirst Modeler and IBM ODM improves traceability and business user engagement without compromising ODM’s robust business rules capability. You can learn more about DecisionsFirst Modeler and its integration with IBM Operational Decision Manager at the ODM/iLOG BRMS Meetup on Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 6pm Pacific in the IBM Offices at 1001 Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City (map).
Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 20th April 2016 |
The third in the series of short videos about Decision Modeling is focused on the choice of the Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard. Jan Purchase and I developed these while working on a new book – Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN – and this third video discusses why, with many ways to model decisions, we would pick DMN: Standards […]
Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 13th April 2016 |
Jan Purchase and I are working on a new book – Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN – and ahead of the publication we have made a series of short videos about decisions, decision modeling and DMN. The first one introduces decision modeling: What is a business decision? Why are they so important? What is Decision Modeling and what can […]
Posted By: Meri Gruber | Posted On: 10th March 2016 |
Jan Purchase of LuxMagi, a business rules and decision management specialist, has an excellent blog series on the benefits of a decisions-first approach to business rule analysis and business rules management system (BRMS) implementation. In How DMN Allows Business Rules to Scale, Jan describes the well known problem with current rules-first approaches that “rush to […]
Posted By: DMS Team | Posted On: 25th January 2016 |
Looking back over the last decade, it is plain to see that Big Data exploded seemingly out of nowhere. From a strange new term to a household name overnight, Big Data undoubtedly has more to offer in the coming years, but how to extract its many secrets? The Business Intelligence industry as a whole may […]
Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 7th January 2016 |
The purpose of business analysis is to accurately describe the requirements for an information system (more or less). Business Analysts use a variety of techniques to do this. They use techniques designed to help them find out what is required, to elicit the requirements, and they use techniques to describe and model those requirements in […]