Business Rules Management System

BBC 2017: Maximizing the Value of a BRMS with Decision Modeling

A Business Rules Management Systems or BRMS is a powerful tool, but only if used correctly. To learn more, join me at the Building Business Capability Conference (BBC 2017) in Orlando. I will be speaking on Day 1 of the conference, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 4:50pm. Here is the abstract: Several recent projects have combined decision […]

3 Critical Elements Webinar

3 Critical Elements of a Digital Business Platform: BRMS, Predictive Analytics and Decision Modeling

The webinar has taken place. The presentation and recording are available here. Successful digital programs extend their Digital Business Platforms with 3 critical elements: decision modeling, predictive analytics and business rules management (BRMS). Coordinating these technologies into a virtual decision hub, Decision Management automates and improves every digital interaction and delivers agile, data-driven, real-time outcomes. […]

Decision Management Solutions Named 2017 Hot Vendor for Digital Business Platforms

Silicon Valley research firm cites Decision Management Solutions as a visual and business-friendly extension to digital business platforms Palo Alto, CA – June 22, 2017 Leading Decision Management consulting and decision modeling software provider, Decision Management Solutions, today announced that the company has been named a 2017 Hot Vendor in Digital Business Platforms by Aragon […]

Power Digital Business with Decisions, Business Rules and Predictive Analytics

Digital business provides new revenue and value-creating opportunities, helping organizations to: Improve customer engagement and retention with next best action marketing. Process more claims faster and more accurately. Reduce the cost and difficulty of regulatory compliance. and more. Next Best Action Digitizing, personalizing and improving customer interactions is critical to business growth, customer retention and […]

Upgrading Clinical Decision Support Systems with Decision Modeling and Business Rules

Kaiser Permanente is developing Clinical Decision Support systems using a combination of Decision Modeling, DecisionsFirst Modeler and IBM’s Business Rules Management System ODM. Their experience is that well-designed decision services can replace existing guideline documents. This is critical as guideline documents are expensive to develop (they involve significant investment from SMEs) and even good guidelines are of […]

Update to the Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report

The Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report began in early 2012 as a way to share our research and experience in building Decision Management Systems. Since then we have extended, updated and revised the report many times. This week we released the latest version – Version 8 – with a new, easier to use format. There is […]

IBM InterConnect presentation: Pioneering Clinical Decision Services with Decision Modeling at Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is developing clinical decision support (CDS) applications that automate real-time decision services using IBM ODM. Well-designed decision services can replace existing guideline documents in all areas of its business. Guidelines are expensive to develop as they involve significant investment from SMEs. Even good guidelines are of limited use for real-time decision-making, especially if […]

New Book: Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN now available!

I am delighted to announce that Jan Purchase, founder of Lux Magi, and I have finished what we believe is the definitive guide to decision modeling with the Object Management Group’s Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard, Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN. The book is now on general release and available for purchase from Amazon and Barnes and Noble (full details on the Meghan Kiffer site).

3 Reasons Rules Architects Are Adopting Decision Modeling:  #3 Using Agile Not Waterfall to Write the Rules

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.

3 Reasons Rules Architects Are Adopting Decision Modeling:  #2 Expanded Traceability and Impact Analysis

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.