Monthly Archives: October 2016

Predictions always contain errors!

We are all well aware of the predictive analytical capabilities, however, it remains important to stress that the outcome of a prediction model will always contain an error. Decision makers need to know how big that error is.  “Now that … Continue reading

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Why-Analyzer for Decision Modeling

OpenRules announced availability of a new tool “Why-Analyzer for Decision Modeling“ that will be introduced at BBC-2016 on Nov 3 in Las Vegas.  In 2013 Ron Ross wrote: “Imagine you had a Why Button handy whenever you encountered some disconnect in day-to-day … Continue reading

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True Hallmark of Intelligence is Ability to Explain

“For me, the true hallmark of intelligence is the ability to explain,” says Prof Barry O’Sullivan, deputy president of the European Association for Artificial Intelligence. “There are lots of tasks that can be automated by a technology that can do the … Continue reading

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Tom Freidman speaks at IBMWoW

James Taylor provides interesting reports from the IBM’s World of Watson. In particular, he wrote this overview of the keynote given by Tom Friedman, the author of The World is Flat. “Tom has been working on a new book called ‘Thank You For Being … Continue reading

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BPMN, CMMN and DMN are truly the triple crown of process improvement standards, supporting process management, case management and decision management initiatives. Together they enable end to end modeling of your operations. The following  Trisotech‘s infographic explains how these 3 standards interact:     … Continue reading

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BBC 2016: Oct 31- Nov 4 in Las Vegas

Building Business Capability (BBC-2016) is the major annual international conference that will be held on Oct 31- Nov 4, 2016 at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. It provides insight into Business Analysis, Business Architecture, Business Process, Business Rules, Business Decisions, and Business Strategy … Continue reading

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Moving Sofa and Other Math Problems No One Can Solve

So you’re moving into your new apartment, and you’re trying to bring your sofa. The problem is, the hallway turns and you have to fit your sofa around a corner. If it’s a small sofa, that might not be a … Continue reading

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Decision Model for Finding Optimal Spouse

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” — John Lennon A few years ago Michael Trick, one of the best known authorities in Operation Research, blogged about “Finding Love Optimally“. In particular, he wrote: “I was a … Continue reading

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