Monthly Archives: April 2016

Is Analytics losing its competitive edge?

John Poppelaars just published a paper with this title. He refers to the review recently published by MIT Sloan Management “Beyond the Hype: The hard work behind analytics success“. One of the key findings is that analytics seems to be losing its … Continue reading

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“Agile” is Dead – Long Live Agility

It started with this 2014 post by Dave Thomas, one of the creators of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. Dave proposed to retire the word “Agile”. To learn why, you may listen his recent presentation. Below are a few interesting quotes:

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How Big of a Role Do You See Decision Management Playing in BPM?

bpmNEXT provoked an interesting discussion with this title among BPM experts at

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“This is the year for DMN”

A slide with this statement was shown on the last day of just concluded bpmNEXT-2016 at Santa Barbara. Decision Modeling and Decision Management played a significant role at this prestigious conference and experts predict that in the nearest future the technologies behind such standards as BPMN, … Continue reading

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Gartner Backs Decision Modeling in Algorithm Economy

James Taylor just published a post, in which he describes a new research Develop Good Decision Models to Succeed at Decision Management produced by Gartner’s analysts Lisa Kart and Roy Schulte and available only to subscribers.

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Smart Rules and Deep Reasoning

Benjamin Grosof, who will be a presenter at DecisionCAMP-2016, talks about the power of smart rules and deep reasoning at this Dataversity paper. “Many enterprises and society in general has a knowledge management problem. There are plenty of technologies for handling the capture and … Continue reading

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BR&DM Technology Landscape

Live Catalogs of DM Tools can be found here.              This image is provided by Martijn Zoet

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FICO Now Supports DMN with Free Modeling Tool

FICO® DMN Modeler supports the OMG DMN standard for describing and modeling repeatable decisions within organizations, and ensuring that decision models are interchangeable across organizations. FICO DMN Modeler is available for free on the FICO® Analytic Cloud. Decision models created in FICO … Continue reading

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DMN Wish and Don’t Wish Lists

James Taylor & Jan Purchase proposed two lists for DMN standard: DMN Features to Avoid and Features to Be Added to DMN Here is another DMN Wish List from Bruce Silver What’s is your opinion?

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Personal Sim: Most Empowering and Intimate Form of AI

John Smart is a futurist exploring the intersection of technology and culture. In his new post he explores the five- to-twenty-year future of smart agents and the knowledge bases they use and build. These may be the most socially important … Continue reading

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