decision requirements

Webinar: Managing and Evolving Decisions with DecisionsFirst Modeler and SAP Netweaver Decision Service Management

Join us this Thursday May 16, 2013 at 7:00 am PDT, 10:00 am EDT to learn the why and how of building a decision requirements model and integrating it into a business rules management system. We will demonstrate how graphical decision requirement models work and how they can be integrated with executable decision models by […]

My work at the International Institute for Analytics

I am a faculty member for the International Institute for Analytics and recently published two new briefs on how to use decision requirements modeling in the successful application of analytics, especially (but not solely) more advanced analytics such as data mining or predictive analytics. Decision Discovery for a Major Business Function This outlines how an organization […]

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 […]

Put Predictive Analytics in your Business Processes with Decision Management

Decision Management puts predictive analytics right where they are needed most – in operational business processes. Analytics do not show an organization how to change its processes at a macro level. An organization must change its processes by externalizing decisions to allow analytics to work. The results are analytic, adaptive and agile business processes and […]