Big Data

Big Data and Decision Management Systems: The impact of Velocity

The third and final post in my series on the impact of Big Data on Decision Management Systems: The impact of Velocity. As more data arrives more quickly we have to deal with velocity in two ways – we have to decide more quickly and we have to deal with data “in motion” – streaming […]

Big Data and Decision Management Systems: The impact of Variety

The second in my series on the impact of Big Data on Decision Management Systems: The impact of Variety. Big Data involves adding more types of data, from more sources inside and outside of the organization, to your analytic toolkit. Social, mobile, local and cloud data sources are exploding and organization must find ways to […]

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 […]

Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report V3U4 Update

We have updated our Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report with  six additional vendors: Actian Aha! Software Decisions Informatica Corp. Precog Saffron Technology, Inc. There are also First Look product review updates for: GDS Link Decision Intelligence IBM SPSS IBM Decision Optimizer Solutions IDIOM Pegasystems Revolution Anlaytics Teradata Aster You can read the free report here.  

Webcast: Operational Customer Interaction Analytics

The webcast of our recent webinar “Operational Customer Interaction Analytics” with Aha! Software and Abundance Studios is now available. Watch the recast here.

Democratizing Data with Decision Management

I have been following the Data 2.0 Summit folks recently – the Third Annual Data 2.0 Summit 2013 in San Francisco is a one-day conference and speakers include Anthony Goldbloom, CEO of Kaggle, who is always worth listening to and you can get 20% off your Data 2.0 Summit pass by clicking this link. Anyway, the theme this year is that […]

Business Friendly Data Mining with Decision Management

James gave a presentation a while back on Business Friendly Data Mining with Decision Management.  James writes in “Dealing with the age old barrier to analytics – business understanding:” Patrick over at Figurs sent out a newsletter that highlighted an article from 2010 Biggest Barriers to Business Analytics Adoption: People. The article highlighted the people and organizational issues […]

Why Business Analysts Want Decision Management

The purpose of business analysis is to accurately describe the requirements for an information system (more or less). Business Analysts use a variety of techniques to do this. They use techniques designed to help them find out what is required, to elicit the requirements, and they use techniques to describe and model those requirements in […]

Live Event: Decisions First: Embedding Analytics in Customer Engagement Processes

Gagan will be speaking at Data Informed´s Marketing Analytics and Customer Engagement on “Decisions First: Embedding Analytics in Customer Engagement Processes” on Monday, June 24, 2013. Here is the description of the talk: Organizations are trying to exploit advanced analytics and abundant big data for competitive advantage, but with limited success. One key reason is that […]

Decision Management and some Gartner Top 10 lists

I saw this list of Top 10 CIO Business and Technology Priorities in 2013 from Gartner the other day and it caught my eye. In particular I was struck by the potential for Decision Management to impact both business and technology priorities on this list. Obviously one can tie almost anything to a priority like “Increasing […]