Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 4th September 2014 |
I recently did some research on the requirements for enterprise-scale analytics and the challenges of using open source R in this context. In this first post I wanted to outline some of the requirements I see for enterprise scale analytics and in a second post I will discuss the challenges of R in that context. As advanced […]
Posted By: Meri Gruber | Posted On: 29th August 2014 |
Join us at the Building Business Capability Conference (@BBCapability) in Fort Lauderdale in November for a pre-conference tutorial on Decision Modeling with DMN and a case study presentation on Decision-Centric Dashboards with DMN with Assure Corporation. Decision Modeling with DMN: Extending BPMN to Decisions, Business Rules and Analytics This workshop introduces the powerful technique of […]
Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 21st August 2014 |
Gregory over at KDNuggets had an interesting post with some Top Analytics and Big Data trends ahead of Strata Hadoop NYC Conference based on input from their readers. Three trends struck me: The challenge of communicating complex analyses to non-technical clients/partners We are having increasing success using logical decision models to show how data and analytics drive better […]
Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 18th August 2014 |
Interview Wednesday: James Taylor on decision management, analytics, and evidence. Tracy Altman (@EvidenceSoup), who I interviewed here, interviewed me for her blog recently. We talked decisions, decision management and analytics. You can find the interview on theEvidence Soup blog here. Enjoy.
Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 30th July 2014 |
Tracy Allison Altman over at Ugly Research has a great new white paper – Data is easy: Deciding is hard – in which she quotes me (thanks Tracy). It’s a great paper and makes what I think is the critical point – that you don’t need a data culture but a decision culture. And I would add that you need this at every level – strategic, tactical and operational. The paper has some great advice and I would add a couple of additional thoughts:
For decisions you make often – some tactical and all operational decisions for instance – build a decision model so you know how you think you are going to/should make the decision moving forward. Here at Decision Management Solutions we use the new Decision Model and Notation (DMN) Standard and our modeling
Posted By: Meri Gruber | Posted On: 7th July 2014 |
The Agile Development movement is in search of a reliable mechanism for scaling successful agile projects into larger enterprise-wide implementations. A key challenge involves stitching together all applicable ‘stories’ into a logical big picture that can drive enterprise project management, architecture alignment, change management, impact analysis and operations. Current story-aggregation mechanisms like ‘epics’ or functional […]
Decision Modeling has recently been added to the Business Analyst Body of Knowledge® Guide v3 while a new standard, the Decision Model and Notation standard, has also been released. Decision modeling with DMN complements existing process modeling techniques such as those using BPMN, extending process models to fully incorporate business rules and analytics.
Although based on years of experience with business rules and analytics, decision modeling is new to many analysts. This workshop introduces this powerful technique so that business analysts, enterprise architects and all those involved with business rules or analytic projects can use it effectivel
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. These are opportunities to:
Simplify business processes and so reduce costs and increase business agility by externalizing decisions from them.
Increase straight through processing and so reduce costs by applying decision management technologies to automate decisions.
Increase the speed and accuracy of tactical and managerial decision-making through decision modeling and improved decision support systems.
Use analytics to eliminate “one size doesn’t really fi
Posted By: Meri Gruber | Posted On: 11th June 2014 |
Live Webinar June 25, 2014 9:00 am PDT, 12:00 pm EDT Register here. 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. These are opportunities to: Simplify business […]