decision service

The role of decisions in intelligent processes

Wrapping up, the key to intelligent processes is treating decisions as peers. Decisions may require a human but an intelligent process will automate those that can be automated. Even when a decision cannot be completely automated an intelligent process will load share between automated components and users. Even when a case exceeds the ability of the system […]

What is an intelligent process?

So what is an Intelligent Process? An intelligent process is a dynamic, flexible and transparent process focused squarely on the consumer that continually improves and adapts. This has several elements: Customer Centric Putting the consumer at the heart of a process is central to making it more intelligent. This requires more flexibility and a focus […]

The Need For Decision-Centric Intelligent Processes

For all the undoubted benefits of a process approach, many of the processes being modeled and implemented by organizations are not very “intelligent.” Many processes are mechanical and repetitive, often relying too much on human decision-makers. They are internally focused, driven by the organization’s own view of its transactions and structure. Relying on these processes […]

White Paper of the Week: The ROI of SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management

A new week and a new white paper. This week’s it’s focused on the ROI of SAP’s ABAP Business Rules Management System, SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management: The business case for SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management is clear—increased business value, decreased development and maintenance costs, and faster reaction to changing business needs. When business owners […]

Marketing Decision Management: Critical Elements in a Solution

As we start the series let’s begin with a set of what I consider to be critical elements in a Marketing Decision Management solution. These are not a complete set of everything a solution might do but a set of critical elements from my (decision management) perspective. A suitable marketing solution is: Multi-channel, supporting inbound […]

My work at the International Institute for Analytics

I am a faculty member for the International Institute for Analytics and recently published two new briefs on how to use decision requirements modeling in the successful application of analytics, especially (but not solely) more advanced analytics such as data mining or predictive analytics. Decision Discovery for a Major Business Function This outlines how an organization […]

Decision Management and Analytics 3.0

Syndicated from my blog on the International Institute for Analytics Site IIA is talking about analytics entering a new era, Analytics 3.0, The Era of Impact. What is Analytics 3.0? According to IIA, Analytics 3.0 marks the stage of maturity where leading organizations realize measurable business impact from the combination of traditional analytics and big data. High-performing companies […]

Decision Management Systems Effectively Apply Analytics in Supply Chains

Here is an excerpt from our Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report on Supply Chain Management: Decision Management Systems are just beginning to penetrate supply chain management. There is tremendous potential for Decision Management Systems in this area, particular as organizations look for ways to bring predictive analytics to bear on their supply chain. By focusing predictive […]

Dramatically Improve Collections with Decision Management Systems

Here is an excerpt from our Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report on Collections: Collections, chasing down those who owe money to the organization and collecting it, is a complex problem. Traditionally handled with large teams of people “dialing for dollars” and a first-in, first-out or highest dollar value approach to prioritization, collections can be made dramatically […]

White Papers on Predictive Analytics and Decision Management

Be sure to check out our resource page of free white papers. Here is a selection of our white papers on predictive analytics and decision management: Putting Predictive Analytics to Work – Applying predictive analytics to operational decision making is the next wave of business innovation. Operational decisions are critical to how an organization treats, and […]