Business Rules Management System

Live Event: DecisionsFirst Modeler and IBM ODM Demo

Decision Modeling with the Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard is a powerful way to maximize the ROI to be gained from business rules management systems like IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM). The combination of a decision modeling tool like DecisionsFirst Modeler and IBM ODM improves traceability and business user engagement without compromising ODM’s robust business rules capability. You can learn more about DecisionsFirst Modeler and its integration with IBM Operational Decision Manager at the ODM/iLOG BRMS Meetup on Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 6pm Pacific in the IBM Offices at 1001 Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City (map).

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 […]

Decision Management Momentum at BBCCon 2015

This year the Building Business Capability Conference (BBCCon 2015) had a real decision management focus. Not only were there a large number of sessions on the new Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard there were many others where a focus on decisions had been central to success. Vendor support for the new notation was evident […]

3 Important Decision Modeling Use Cases and More Decision Management News

From our September 2015 Newsletter Decision Modeling is an important new approach with many powerful use cases.  I’d like to highlight 3 uses cases shared by participants in our recent Introduction to Decision Management and Decision Modeling with DMN online training courses. We saw a lot of interest in the training this time and the Decision Modeling with DMN course sold out. Some attendees  were expanding […]

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 […]

Version 7 of The Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report

We’ve posted Version 7 of our popular Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report with new content on The Analytics Capability Landscape. We also welcome new vendors Blue Yonder and Erudine to the platform vendor index. Overview Organizations are adopting a new class of operational systems called Decision Management Systems to meet the demands of consumers, regulators and […]

Lessons Learned from the Real-Life Deployment of Decision Management at Scale – BBC 2015

I am giving a session at this year’s Building Business Capability conference on “Lessons Learned from the Real-Life Deployment of Decision Management at Scale“ at 8:00am on the Friday of the show. With initial success adopting decision management technologies, large, global, organizations have begun rolling out decision management and decision modeling using the new Decision Model and […]

New White Paper – Next Generation Claims System

Our popular white paper, Next Generation Claims Systems with Decision Management, has been updated for 2015. Decision Management delivers next generation claims systems that act immediately, increase agility, consistency and accuracy, improve customer satisfaction, speed response and reduce costs. Insurers can achieve significant speed-to-market gains, reduce fraud and create innovative new claims processes. Today’s insurance […]

Decision Management Solutions Announces Academic Licensing for its Decision Modeling Software

Specially priced, collaborative and standards-based software and materials ideal for introducing decision modeling to students Palo Alto, CA – March 24, 2015 – Decision Management Solutions, a leading provider of decision management professional services, today announced a new Academic Licensing Program that will provide access to its decision modeling software, DecisionsFirst Modeler, as well as […]

Decision-Led Process Innovation – New White Paper

How Decision Management Simplifies Business Processes and Improves Results Making decisions explicit and managing them in concert with processes ensures an effective separation of concerns and a more streamlined business. Decision-led process innovation results in: Simpler and more agile processes. More flexible business applications. Increased capacity for change. Improved organizational alignment. To learn more, register […]