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Why Write a Book When There’s a Standard? – A Video

The fourth in our series of videos about Decision Modeling discusses the difference between the book and the standard document published by OMG. Jan Purchase and I developed these while working on a new book – Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN – and this video discusses  why we think a book is useful and necessary even with a published standard: […]

Why Model Decisions with DMN – a video

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 […]

What’s the Motivation for Decision Modeling? – a video

The second in the series of short videos about Decision Modeling is focused on motivation – why model decisions? Jan Purchase and I developed while working on a new book – Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN – and this second video discusses some of the key motivations for adopting decision modeling: Practical benefits of decision modeling in terms of […]

What is Decision Modeling – a video

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 […]

Decision Modeling with DMN for Process Modelers

The folks at BPTrends interviewed me on Decision Modeling with DMN for process modelers last year at the Building Business Capabilities conference. Here’s the video: It’s a short watch and highlights the three reasons why adding decision modeling, especially decision modeling with DMN, to your process modeling efforts is worthwhile: It reduces process complexity by externalizing decision-making into […]

Excellent Resource for Business Rules Architects and Analysts

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 […]

Collaboration Announcement on Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN Book

We are pleased to announce a collaboration with LuxMagi on a new book, Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN. The book is being written by leading decision modeling experts James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions and Jan Purchase, founder of Lux Magi. Read the full announcement here. “A well-defined, well-structured approach to Decision Modeling (using the OMG […]

Smarter Mobile Apps with Process and Decision Management – Upcoming Live Webinar

Learn the decision and process management capabilities that drive excellence in mobile applications with leading experts Sandy Kemsley and James Taylor. January 19, 2016 10:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST Free Registration Here. Mobile devices have gained enough traction with consumers and employees to require mobile applications as a part of an enterprise strategy. However, […]

Decision Management Solutions Joins OneDecision.io Consortium

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. Decision Management Solutions is an original DMN submitter and a provider of decision […]

New White Paper: Maximizing the Value of Business Rules

Our popular white paper, Maximizing the Value of Business Rules, has been updated for 2015. Decision Management streamlines and focuses business rules projects for faster, more effective deployment. Business Rules Management Systems (BRMS) deliver on the promise of costs savings, agility and happy customers. Yet for many organizations, these efforts remain point solutions. Decision Management […]