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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 […]

Presentation and Replay: 5 Benefits of Customer Decision Management

The presentation and replay are available from today’s webinar represented by James, “5 Benefits of Customer Decision Management”. You can view the presentation in Slideshare: 5 Benefits of Customer Decision Management from Decision Management Solutions And view the recorded webinar here on our OmNovia webinar channel.    

Analytics and ending the tyranny of the anecdotal

I was chatting with our VP of business development today and she shared a great phrase that she had heard recently – “the tyranny of the anecdotal.” This refers, of course, to the terrible tendency of people to use anecdotes and stories to make decisions. The regrettable tendency for a doctor to ignore data about […]

Webinar: Re-Inventing Business Requirements with Decision Management

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 11:00 am Pacific, 2:00 pm Eastern Register here. James will present with Don Perkins, an experience business rules consultant, on how to Re-Invent Business Requirements with Decision Management. Here is their description of the webinar: Effectively capturing and managing requirements is critical in any IT project. Business analysts and others gathering requirements know how to […]

Webinar: Business Design for the big-data driven, social and mobile Consumer: A Decision Management Approach

Tuesday, October 16 at 10am Pacific, 1pm Eastern Register here Gagan Saxena, our VP Consulting, is giving a webinar on “Business Design for the big-data driven, social and mobile Consumer: A Decision Management Approach” at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern on October 16th. Redesign your business for the big-data driven, social and mobile consumer. Attendees will be […]

From Decision Support Systems to Decision Management Systems

I am often asked about the difference between decision support systems and decision management systems. This is an interesting topic and one that is central to the value proposition of decision management systems so I thought I would revisit it. All decisions involve a choice, a selection of a course of action from a set […]