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4 Key Benefits of Integrating BPMN and DMN: The landscape of process modeling has evolved as have the best practices. The smartest companies are using decision modeling in combination with process modeling. The principle reason is that decisions and processes are discovered and managed in separate, yet, interrelated ways. Decision Model and Notation (DMN) is an evolution of Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) 2.0 into an even more powerful and capable tool set. Co-authors Tom Debevoise and James Taylor share tips and advice from their new book, "The MicroGuide to Process and Decision Modeling in BPMN/DMN: Building More Effective Processes by Integrating Process Modeling with Decision Modeling".
Analytics Maturity Curve or Landscape? Your Questions Answered - Our new research study looked at the increasingly broad portfolio of analytic capabilities available to enterprises today, from traditional Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities like reporting and ad-hoc query to visualization, data discovery and advanced analytics. Enterprises adopt these technologies in different sequences and ultimately need a mix of these capabilities. Most, if not all, enterprises have a real business need for all of them. The real question is what situations need which capabilities, who is the target user for these capabilities, and how can this portfolio of capabilities be managed most effectively.
Engaging Business Users with Drools - Drools is a technically strong, high performance Business Rules Management System (BRMS). Drools has editors that can be configured so business analysts and business users can maintain and update business rules but many organizations trying to engage their business users in this way find that there are challenges in requirements gathering, implementation and navigation. In this webinar you will learn why decision modeling as part of the requirements phase or iteratively during agile projects addresses these challenges, making it easier for business users to fully participate in Drools implementations and maintenance. The webinar clip of the demostration of DecisionsFirst Modeler and JBoss Drools is posted to YouTube.
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 this webinar, James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions, and Dr. Juergen Pitschke, Founder and Managing Director at BCS, will show you how to get started with Decision Management on your next application development or business process improvement project with Decision Discovery.
6 Opportunities for Business Improvement with Decision Management - What opportunities are you looking for to improve your business performance? In this webinar you will learn six opportunities that are readily available when you adopt a decision management approach to business rules and predictive analytics.
3 Reasons Why Decision Modeling with DMN Makes for Better Business Analysis Building a decision model using the new Decision Model and Notation (DMN) makes for better business analysis and improved system requirements. This webinar recording covers the three main reasons for defining decision requirements as part of an overall requirements process. You will also earn why you should model decision requirements, how to use DMN and how to get started quickly with decision modeling. You can also view the webinar presentation on slideshare.
An Introduction to Decision Management - Join James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions, and Dr. Juergen Pitschke, Founder and Managing Director at BCS Enterprise Modeling as they answer your most asked questions about Decision Management. 1) What is Decision Management? What is in scope? What is out of scope? 2) How can we describe Decisions? What is in the Decision Model and Notation standard?How are Decision Models related to other artifacts? 3) What does a method for Decision Modeling look like? 4) How do Decision Models impact process models? 5) How do Decision Models integrate into Enterprise Architecture? and 6) How do I get started? You can also watch the webinar clips on youtube.
Best Practices in Targeted Legacy Modernization in Government. This webinar details know how and best practices from extensive experience helping clients modernize their legacy systems with the targeted decision management approach. You will learn why you don’t need to modernize the whole application, why focusing on business rules is not enough; decision management is the essential ingredient, and how to use decision modeling to identify and scope targeted legacy modernization efforts. With Claye Greene of TechBlue. You can also read our brief on legacy modernization here.
Agile and Cost Effective Financial Compliance: Going Beyond Business Rules with Decision Management - Learn how to conquer complexity, improve agility, lower costs and measure ongoing effectiveness in financial compliance. Learn why a business rules driven approach is an advantage, but it's not enough in isolation; decision management is the essential ingredient. The webinar ncludes illustrations of how the decision management approach has been applied in compliance projects and a walkthrough of a real decision model from one of these. With Jan Purchase, Lux Magi.
The Decision Management Manifesto Explained - The Decision Management Manifesto lays out key principles of Decision Management - why decisions are central to your requirements process, why it makes sense to explicitly design decisions before applying technology. Using real world projects this webinar explains the rationale for each part of the manifesto and shows the value it can bring to your projects now and in the future.
Use Predictive Analytics Throughout Your Operations with the Cloud - Our recent independent research shows that the power of predictive analytics in the cloud to transform business results is clear. As more organizations transform their business using cloud-based predictive analytics, the race is on to make predictive analytics pervasive, to improve every aspect of operations. James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions, presents results from recent research into the trends, opportunities and use cases for predictive analytics in the cloud with Mani Gill of SAP Analytics.
Predictive Analytics in the Cloud: Opportunities, Trends and the Impact of Big Data - This webinar summarizes the resutls from new research. The webinar examines the opportunities for organizations to adopt cloud-based predictive analytic solutions, the drivers for adoption, the challenges and obstacles and the impact of big data on deployment choices and results. This independent research was sponsored by FICO, Lityx and SAP.
Decision-Centric, Intelligent Processes - Webinar, white paper and blog series. Decision-centric, intelligent processes are dynamic, flexible, transparent and adaptive. They deliver consumer-centric services that can respond to rapidly changing business conditions and complex regulatory environments while simplifying IT and leveraging scarce resources. Decisions, and the business rules to automate those decisions, play a critical role in delivering these processes. In this webinar you will be introduced to intelligent processes and their value, understand the role of decisions in these processes and learn about the Blueriq rules-driven business process management solution. You can also watch the demo portion on the webinar on youtube.
The Power of Embedded Predictive Analytics - Webinar, white paper and blog series. Enterprise Software is an intensely competitive business and products that don’t stay ahead in the race to add new capabilities suffer the consequences, being overtaken by better competitors. Predictive analytics is a hot topic these days and is rapidly becoming a must-have feature for software packages. As a result, product managers should adopt predictive analytic modeling technology to add improved decision-making to their products. This webinar will outline a 5 step approach to successfully embedding predictive analytics in your product.
Improve Analytic Results with Decision Modeling. In this webinar with the International Institute for Analytics (IIA) Faculty Member James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions, shows how to improve analytic results with decision modeling. Decision modeling focuses analytic efforts, clarifies the business goals of analytic projects, and improves collaboration between analytic, business and IT organizations. James introduces decision modeling, shows how it can be used in a wide range of analytic projects and shares experiences from using decision modeling in various industries.
4 Ways Decision Modeling Creates a Data-Driven Culture. Decision modeling plays a key role as organizations transition to a data-driven culture. Decision modeling plays a key role as organizations transition to a data-driven culture. A recent Harvard Business Review survey revealed that data-driven decision-making is taking root in leading organizations and showing a positive return. As organizations seek to build a data-driven culture, decision modeling can play a critical role. In this 30’ webinar James introduces decision modeling and shows how the use of decision modeling.
Designing Smart Portals with Decision Management - How to design intuitive, relevant and personalized Portals using the power of Big Data, Analytics & Business Rules. Traditional Portals are geared towards presenting the best Information for users to make good decisions. Smart Portals are automating knowledge requirements as well as using the new class of Decision Management systems based on Business Rules Management Systems (BRMS), Data-Mining, Predictive Analytics and Optimization Suites.
Creating and Managing Executable Decision Models with DecisionsFirst Modeler and OpenRules®
Decision requirements models allow business analysts, architects and decision designers to describe the decision-making they need. When these models are combined with business-friendly business rules representations and representations of decision logic such as decision tables, non-technical domain experts can represent critical “know-how” accurately and precisely resulting in faster time to value and fewer errors. Add in the ability to navigate an existing implementation graphically, and these same users can find out when a change is required and where to make it. The combination of decision requirements models and business rules or executable decision models is a powerful capability. You can also watch the demo part of the webinar on youtube.