James Taylor

@TDWI Executive Summit: Ten Best Practices in Operational Analytics

I am speaking with Dean Abbott at the TDWI Executive Summit  in San Diego, August 20th at 4:15pm on Ten Best Practices in Operational Analytics One of the most powerful ways to apply advanced analytics is by putting it to work in operational systems. Using analytics to improve the way every transaction, every customer, and every website visitor […]

@TDWI Executive Summit: Moving to Real-Time Analytic Decision Making with Decision Management

I am speaking at the TDWI Executive Summit  in San Diego, August19th at 11:15am on Moving to Real-Time Analytic Decision Making with Decision Management For organizations today, the right time to make a decision is increasingly in real time. Customers want responses in real time, supply chains must adapt to disruption in real time, and fraud must […]

Upcoming Webinar: Operational Customer Interaction Analytics

Operational Customer Interaction Analytics Thursday, April 11, 2013, 10:00 am Pacific, 1:00 pm Eastern Register here. A fundamental transformation in how customers and companies interact around products and services is underway as the social, mobile and informed customer expects personalized and relevant interactions at every touch point.  Companies must establish relevant engagement with their customers […]

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 […]

Information Management Articles on Decision Management

James has written several articles over on Information Management that offer useful tips on how to get started with decision management, predictive analytics and business rules. Here are a few of my favorites: Where to Begin with Predictive Analytics –  learn why the best place to start with predictive analytics is in your day-to-day operations. The […]

Webinar: Engagement, Loyalty, Costs & Growth – Driving Retail Success with Predictive Analytics and Decision Management

Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET Register here. Retailers see tremendous value in business intelligence and real-time analytics as a way to make sense of the vast amount of data they collect. The challenge is determining where to focus their efforts. To succeed in applying analytics, retailers need to understand how predictive analytics and […]

New Article – The Power of Business Rules Management

James has a new article over on Information Management on “The Power of Business Rules Management.”  Companies are recognizing the benefits of decision management – automating and managing high-volume, transactional decisions with business rules and business rules management systems or business rules engines. Major software vendors, from IBM, Oracle and SAP to RedHat and SAS, have or are developing business rules management […]

Beyond Business Agility – New Whitepaper

Read why business rules and a business rules management system is a great platform for deploying predictive analytics into operational Decision Management Systems in our new whitepaper “Beyond Business Agility: Becoming Analytic and Adaptive.” The whitepaper is a companion to James’ keynote at last week’s Building Business Capability Conference in Florida.

Decision Management Solutions at Building Business Capability 2012

James and Gagan will be at the Building Business Capability (@BBCapability) conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL at the end of the month. James will be giving a tutorial on Monday, October 29 on Building Decision Management Systems: Using Analytics to Get More From Business Rules and speaking on Tuesday, October 30 on Beyond Business Agility: Becoming Analytic and Adaptive. […]

Two Decision Management Webinars This Week

A quick reminder that there are two Decision Management webinars this week. Empower Business Experts to Control the Decision Logic Across Enterprise Applications with SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 7am Pacific, 10am Eastern, 4pm Central European Time Register here. Gagan will be presenting with Carsten Ziegler and Matthias Weber of SAP. […]