decision requirements

How to frame requirements for predictive analytic projects with decision modeing

One of my big focus areas right now is using decision requirements models to frame predictive analytic projects. We are working with a few insurance companies as well as a couple of manufacturing companies to apply decision requirements modeling in their analytic requirements process and I am excited by the potential. I recently wrote an […]

Framing Requirements for Predictive Analytics Projects with Decision Modeling

A big focus area right now for organizations looking to adopt or expand operational predictive analytics is using decision requirements models to frame requirements for their predictive analytic projects. We are working with a few insurance companies as well as a couple of manufacturing companies to apply decision requirements modeling in their analytic requirements process and I […]

Decision-Led Analytics

Are you looking for a new way to think about and adopt analytic capabilities, from traditional BI like reporting and ad-hoc query to visualization, data discovery and advanced analytics? With the growing focus on using analytics to improve decision-making, it makes sense to select analytic capabilities in a decision-led way. This means considering the decisions you are trying […]

Free Chapter! New BPMN and DMN Book

A free chapter is now available for the new book, “The MicroGuide to Process and Decision Modeling in BPMN/DMN: Building More Effective Processes by Integrating Process Modeling with Decision Modeling” now available on Amazon. Decision Model and Notation (DMN) is an evolution of Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) 2.0 into an even more powerful and […]

Decision Modeling Closes the Gap Between Processes and Business Rules at the Finnish Tax Administration

We are pleased to announce a new case study. In this firsthand account, Timo Laukkanen, Process Director at the Finnish Tax Administration (FTA), describes how decision modeling has filled the gap between process models and business rules in the most extensive project ever undertaken by the FTA. Decision modeling was quick to implement and has […]

Practical Tips from the Field on Process and Decision Analysis

Gagan Saxena, VP Consulting & Principal Consultant, Decisions Management Solutions, writing on BPMInstitute.org shares some practical tips from the field  on decision analysis and process analysis: Decisions are a network or a hierarchy, not a flow Businesses are more likely to change Stateless Decisions than Flow based Processes Not every operation can be improved through […]

Decision Management at the Building Business Capability Conference 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 […]

Upcoming Webinar: 6 Opportunities for Business Improvement with Decision Management

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 […]

Decision Modeling in V3 of the BABOK®

The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) has announced a public review of version 3 of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide).  This is an exciting release for the Decision Management community.  Decision Modeling has been added as a technique using the Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard. The Business Process Modeling perspective has a solid focus on […]

Presentation and Webcast: 3 Reasons Why Decision Modeling with DMN Makes for Better Business Analysis

Want to learn more about how decision modeling with the new Decision Model Notation (DMN) standard improves and complements existing business analysis techniques? Here is the presentation and recording from today’s webinar. Decision modeling: Specifies decision making in processes and systems. Identifies opportunities for business rules and analytics. Improves collaboration and re-use. You will also […]