business rules analysis

Five Reasons to Fire Your Rules Consultant

We do a lot of decision management projects, helping clients adopt the technologies and approaches they need to succeed with digital decisioning and decision automation. One of the key technologies for these types of projects is a Business Rules Management System (BRMS). Sometimes, we get push-back on using business rules because existing business rules projects […]

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 […]

5 Reasons Why Business Analysts Like Decision Modeling with DMN

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 […]

Upcoming Training in Decision Management and Decision Modeling with DMN

The next session of our popular live online training courses in Decision Management and Decision Modeling with DMN are now posted: Introduction to Decision Management August 25-27, 2015 Decision Management allows the effective automation of decision-making combined with increased business agility and greater effectiveness. Decision Management is a proven approach for adopting business rules and predictive […]

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 […]

Decision Modeling Closes the Gap Between Processes and Business Rules at the Finnish Tax Administration

We are pleased to announce a new case study. In this firsthand account, Timo Laukkanen, Process Director at the Finnish Tax Administration (FTA), describes how decision modeling has filled the gap between process models and business rules in the most extensive project ever undertaken by the FTA. Decision modeling was quick to implement and has […]

Decision Camp 2014

Join us at Decision Camp 2014, October 13-15, 2014 in beautiful San Jose, CA hosted by PayPal. Decision Camp is an event by decision management practitioners for practitioners – and registration is free! Practitioners are Business Analysts, Business Experts, Developers or Architects that use or consider using Decision Management technologies such as Business Rules, Predictive Analytics, […]

DecisionsFirst Modeler Enterprise Edition Announced Today

Today we are pleased to announce the release of the Enterprise Edition of our cloud-based decision modeling software, DecisionsFirst Modeler. The new Enterprise Edition delivers user-friendly, standards-based graphical decision models integrated with implementation and application development platforms such as business rules management systems (BRMS) and predictive analytic platforms, making it easier to manage and improve business decisions in […]