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The growing impact of Business Rules and Decision Management. What a difference 5 years makes!

Back in 2008 I wrote this post – The small impact of business rules on the big players, bemoaning the lack of serious investment in business rules on the part of major software companies. As we enter 2014 I thought I would revisit this post and consider what a difference 5 years makes. Let’s consider some of the world’s top enterprise software  vendors:

  • IBM
    IBM has become a major booster for both Decision Management and business rules. The old ILOG product is now Operational Decision Management and has seen significant and continuous investment since IBM acquired it. Decision Management is one of three pillars of IBM’s Smarter Process initiative and every year it seems to have more visibility at events like IMPACT as well

Big Data and Decision Management Systems: The impact of Volume

Big Data is often described in terms of an increase in volume, an increase in velocity and an increase in variety: More data, of more types, arriving more quickly. In this short series of blog posts I will discuss the impact of each aspect of Big Data on Decision Management Systems – systems designed to […]

New white paper: Predictive Analytics in Cloud CRM

I have just finished up a new white paper on Predictive Analytics in Cloud CRM for KXEN: The use of predictive analytics is increasingly central to CRM processes at B2B and B2C companies. To adopt cloud CRM these companies are demanding cloud-based predictive applications. This paper discusses both the general use case for predictive analytics in […]

Update: Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report

We just posted an update to our Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report (V3U3) with two new platform vendors and several product updates. New platform vendors: Aha! Analytics Platform Pitney Bowes Software Portrait Suite Product updates: Angoss 8.5 FICO Model Central 3.0 KXEN’s Cloud-Based Predictive Offers The report is free to download here.    

New White Paper – Managing the Next Best Activity Decision

We’ve posted our white paper “Managing the Next Best Activity Decision – Treating Customers Right, Every Time” to the White Papers section of our website. No matter what the context or channel, Next Best Activity allows organizations to optimize each and every decision across the customer lifecycle – from customer acquisition to cross and up-sell, retention, customer service and more. Learn more in […]

Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report 2012 – Version 2 Released

Version Two of our Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report 2012 was released today. The report is available online and as a PDF Download. Several sections have been enhanced and extended since the first version and others will be enhanced and extended in future versions over the coming months. This version includes: Decision Management Systems […]