Decision Model and Notation

What’s the Motivation for Decision Modeling? – a video

The second in the series of short videos about Decision Modeling is focused on motivation – why model decisions? Jan Purchase and I developed while working on a new book – Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN – and this second video discusses some of the key motivations for adopting decision modeling: Practical benefits of decision modeling in terms of […]

What is Decision Modeling – a video

Jan Purchase and I are working on a new book – Real-World Decision Modeling with DMN – and ahead of the publication we have made a series of short videos about decisions, decision modeling and DMN. The first one introduces decision modeling: What is a business decision? Why are they so important? What is Decision Modeling and what can […]

Decision Modeling with DMN for Process Modelers

The folks at BPTrends interviewed me on Decision Modeling with DMN for process modelers last year at the Building Business Capabilities conference. Here’s the video: It’s a short watch and highlights the three reasons why adding decision modeling, especially decision modeling with DMN, to your process modeling efforts is worthwhile: It reduces process complexity by externalizing decision-making into […]

Decision Management Solutions Joins OneDecision.io Consortium

We are pleased to announce that we have joined the OneDecision.io Consortium. OpenDecision.io was formed to promote the Decision Model & Notation (DMN) standard, published by the Object Management Group (OMG), by providing an open source reference implementation for automatic execution of DMN models. Decision Management Solutions is an original DMN submitter and a provider of decision […]

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 […]

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 […]

Presentation and Webcast: Decision Modeling for Decision-Led Analytics

If you missed last week’s webinar, Decision Modeling for Decision-Led Analytics, the presentation and webcast are now available. The webinar covered how to get started quickly with decision modeling for success with selecting and adopting analytic capabilities for your organization. Organizations today are turning to analytic capabilities to drive decision-making. But with the different types […]

Decisions, Decision Management and an architecture for digital transformation

Ray Wang of Constellation Research published a report early this year “The Elements of Business Architecture for Digital Transformation.” In the report Ray identifies some interesting boardroom priorities (this is just some of them): Consistent Customer Experience Mass automation Insights-driven business models Cost-effective regulatory compliance All of these are reasons given by our clients as […]

Using Decision Modeling to make Predictive Analytics more pervasive

  Back in May of last year, Wayne Eckerson published “Making Predictive Analytics Pervasive“. It’s a great report with some really useful data but one of the key headline result is that implementation rates are not rising – in fact fewer organizations are reporting successful implementation of predictive analytics (from 21% to 18%). This despite […]

Decision Modeling book – free chapter

As you may know, Tom Debevoise and I recently published The MicroGuide to Process and Decision Modeling in BPMN/DMN: Building More Effective Processes by Integrating Process Modeling with Decision Modeling. The Business Process Model and Notation, BPMN 2.0, has established itself as the dominant standard for process modeling since its release in 2011. The publication […]