Decision Management

Presentation and Webcast: Engaging Business Users with Drools

Decision modeling as part of the requirements phase or iteratively during agile projects makes it easier for business users to fully participate in Drools implementations and maintenance. If you missed yesterday’s webinar, Engaging Business Users with Drools, the presentation and webcast are now available. In the webinar, James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions and Mariano De […]

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 […]

3 Interesting Observations from IDC on Decision Management

Brian McDonough (@briantheanalyst) at IDC just published an IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Decision Management Software Platform 2014 Vendor Assessment. Brian also posted to the IDC blog about the study, Making Analytics Actionable: Decision Management Software Platforms, where he makes several interesting observations: The gains in corporate performance from improving high-volume decisions were impressive. The processes targeted with decision […]

Presentation and Webcast: Getting Started with Decision Discovery

The path to a better bottom line is paved by large numbers of operational decisions made by people, by processes and by software applications. Systematically improving each operational decision – at scale – is at the core of Decision Management. Business Architects and Analysts identify, describe and model operational decisions in Decision Discovery. In our […]

New Decision Management MarketScape from IDC

Brian McDonough has been writing (with Dan Vesset, Steve Hendrick, Henry Morris and others) on Decision Management at IDC for many years and he has recently published an IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Decision Management Software Platform 2014 Vendor Assessment. The report has an IDC MarketScape figure, IDC’s opinion on the Decision Management market, process and software as well as some […]

Help us with some research on mobile platform capabilities

Sandy Kemsley (of column2.com fame) and I are doing some research into the potential for BPM and Decision Management technology in mobile application development. As part of this research we are gathering information on the use, development and support of mobile applications and we would like your help – we would like you to take our survey: […]

Decision Management at the Building Business Capability Conference 2014

Join us at the Building Business Capability Conference (@BBCapability) in Fort Lauderdale in November for a pre-conference tutorial on Decision Modeling with DMN and a case study presentation on Decision-Centric Dashboards with DMN with Assure Corporation. Decision Modeling with DMN: Extending BPMN to Decisions, Business Rules and Analytics This workshop introduces the powerful technique of […]

Interview on Ugly Research – Interview Wednesday: James Taylor on decision management, analytics, and evidence.

Interview Wednesday: James Taylor on decision management, analytics, and evidence. Tracy Altman (@EvidenceSoup), who I interviewed here, interviewed me for her blog recently. We talked decisions, decision management and analytics. You can find the interview on theEvidence Soup blog here. Enjoy.

Decision Management and a business perspective on Big Data

Check out this article – Business leaders need Rs not Vs: The 5 Rs of Big Data. I met Merritt,the author, at the TDWI Solution Summit on Advanced Analytics this spring. In the post, and in his subsequent work, he makes some great points. I really like his 5Rs and think they illustrate the power of […]