analytics

White Papers on Predictive Analytics and Decision Management

Be sure to check out our resource page of free white papers. Here is a selection of our white papers on predictive analytics and decision management: Putting Predictive Analytics to Work – Applying predictive analytics to operational decision making is the next wave of business innovation. Operational decisions are critical to how an organization treats, and […]

Webinar Preview: Building Customer Engagement and Loyalty

How do I find my most profitable customers and build deeper relationships with them? How can we predict which products will be most popular among our regular shoppers? How can I build stronger customer loyalty than my competition? The answer to each of these questions lies in predictive analytics. Find out more in our upcoming […]

Webinar: Engagement, Loyalty, Costs & Growth – Driving Retail Success with Predictive Analytics and Decision Management

Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET Register here. Retailers see tremendous value in business intelligence and real-time analytics as a way to make sense of the vast amount of data they collect. The challenge is determining where to focus their efforts. To succeed in applying analytics, retailers need to understand how predictive analytics and […]

New White Paper – Operationalizing Analytics

We’ve posted our recent whitepaper on “Operationalizing Analytics” to the white paper section of our website. The most powerful examples of analytic success use Decision Management to deploy analytic insight into day to day operations helping organizations make more profitable operational decisions. This paper sponsored by SAS discusses both how to use a focus on decisions […]

Decision Management and the idiocy of “video bills”

Listening to Marketplace I heard a piece on AT&T’s new “video bills.” Now I am sure this sounds cute to the folks in the AT&T marketing department and you can just hear the conversation can’t you? Someone points out that people hate their bills, that the customer service people are deluged with people calling who don’t understand […]

Decision Management Systems Overall Architecture – Report Excerpt

Here is an excerpt from our Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report on the overall architecture of decision management systems: Overall Architecture These capabilities come together in an overall platform for building Decision Management Systems as shown in Figure 1: The capabilities of a Platform for Decision Management Systems below. Decision Logic capabilities allow for […]

Presentation & Replay: Reinventing Business Requirements with Decision Management

The presentation and replay of yesterday’s webinar are now available. James and business rules consultant Don Perkins presented practical advice from real world projects on how to effectively identify, document and model the repeatable, operational decisions crucial to success with business rules and predictive analytics. Don recommended in his presentation several books. First he recommended Chapter […]

New Article on Operationalizing Analytics

Analytics magazine recently published an article I wrote on Operationalizing Analytics. The need to create a more industrialized process for building and deploying analytics is one I discuss regularly on the blog and in articles. As I say in the article: To broadly and effectively adopt predictive analytics organizations must operationalize analytics. Operationalizing analytics requires […]

Simplify Legacy Modernization with Decision Management

Many companies today are focused on modernizing their legacy COBOL applications, but this largely consists of taking assembler COBOL and turning it into more efficient, better structured COBOL. Unfortunately, these applications will still be hard to edit, still be hard to change, still won’t deliver the strategic agility that companies need. Decision Management builds on […]

Business Re-Design with Decision Management Webinar Tomorrow 10/16/12

Just a quick reminder that Gagan will be presenting “Business Design for the Big-Data Driven, Social and Mobile Consumer: A Decision Management Approach” tomorrow Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:00 am PT, 1:00 pm ET. Webinar participants will be introduced to a company trying to build capabilities to handle a growing consumer business. The company […]