predictive analytics

Why Enterprise Architects Want Decision Management

Enterprise Architects partner with the business to help them take full advantage of the technologies that their organizations are using, or should be using. They map technologies to the business requirements, ensure that technologies are applied cost-effectively and for maximum business benefit. Why do Enterprise Architects want Decision Management? Many Enterprise Architects are chartered with […]

Flexible Apps with SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management

SAP launched their new SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management product recently. This is another exciting new decision management product from a platform vendor.  SAP is augmenting its proven business rules product, BRFplus, with decision management capabilities. This opens the door for all companies with almost any version of SAP NetWeaver implemented to enhance their installed architecture […]

Simplify Legacy Modernization with Decision Management

Many companies today are focused on modernizing their legacy COBOL applications, but this largely consists of taking assembler COBOL and turning it into more efficient, better structured COBOL. Unfortunately, these applications will still be hard to edit, still be hard to change, still won’t deliver the strategic agility that companies need. Decision Management builds on […]

Business Re-Design with Decision Management Webinar Tomorrow 10/16/12

Just a quick reminder that Gagan will be presenting “Business Design for the Big-Data Driven, Social and Mobile Consumer: A Decision Management Approach” tomorrow Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:00 am PT, 1:00 pm ET. Webinar participants will be introduced to a company trying to build capabilities to handle a growing consumer business. The company […]

Decision Management Solutions at Building Business Capability 2012

James and Gagan will be at the Building Business Capability (@BBCapability) conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL at the end of the month. James will be giving a tutorial on Monday, October 29 on Building Decision Management Systems: Using Analytics to Get More From Business Rules and speaking on Tuesday, October 30 on Beyond Business Agility: Becoming Analytic and Adaptive. […]

Decision Management #decisionmgt Buzz 10/8/2012

It was great to see the FICO Decision Management Awards announced on October 1, 2012. These rewards recognize outstanding use of predictive analytics and decision management technology. Congratulations to Fiserv, Interbank, President’s Choice Bank and Universal American. James was a member of the selection panel. In the Twittersphere, Brian McDonough ‏(@briantheanalyst) at #OOW12 tweeted “Oracle RTD sessions […]

Analytics and ending the tyranny of the anecdotal

I was chatting with our VP of business development today and she shared a great phrase that she had heard recently – “the tyranny of the anecdotal.” This refers, of course, to the terrible tendency of people to use anecdotes and stories to make decisions. The regrettable tendency for a doctor to ignore data about […]

Two Decision Management Webinars This Week

A quick reminder that there are two Decision Management webinars this week. Empower Business Experts to Control the Decision Logic Across Enterprise Applications with SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 7am Pacific, 10am Eastern, 4pm Central European Time Register here. Gagan will be presenting with Carsten Ziegler and Matthias Weber of SAP. […]

Webinar: Re-Inventing Business Requirements with Decision Management

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 11:00 am Pacific, 2:00 pm Eastern Register here. James will present with Don Perkins, an experience business rules consultant, on how to Re-Invent Business Requirements with Decision Management. Here is their description of the webinar: Effectively capturing and managing requirements is critical in any IT project. Business analysts and others gathering requirements know how to […]

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 […]