Monthly Archives: June 2021

Definition of Done

Modern Analyst published “Definition of Done – best practice to succeed in software projects“: How do we know when a user story is “done“? Can we say that the user story is done when it is coded and all acceptance … Continue reading

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A Developer Running For Parliament

Bozhidar Bozhanov, a well-known software professional, decided to run for Bulgarian parliament. He wrote: “Lawmaking is quite like programming (except it doesn’t regulate computer behavior, it regulates public life, which is far more complex and important). I already have a decent … Continue reading

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Implementing Rating Engines with Business Rules and Lookup Models

On June 17 at 12 PM EST Carole-Ann Berlioz from Sparkling Logic will run a webinar about rules-based rating engines, e.g. scoring engines, pricing engines, compensation calculations, claims payment calculations, and many other types of calculation engines aimed to calculate … Continue reading

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Goodbye Zooming: BBC-2021 goes LIVE!

We received great news: Building Business Capability Conference BBC-2021 is taking place LIVE and IN PERSON in Hollywood, Florida in October 25-29! Come back together in the Diplomat Beach Resort just like in the good old times! Experience live sessions and meet … Continue reading

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DecisionCAMP-2021 Submission Deadline is June 18

DecisionCAMP is the annual gathering of Business Rules and Decision Management practitioners with a strong technical background. If you plan to present at DecisionCAMP-2021 on Sep 13-15, you need to submit an abstract of your presentation by June 18 using EasyChair … Continue reading

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Challenge June-2021 “Where is gold?”

This month we asked our readers to use their favorite BR/DM tools or just common sense to solve a simple puzzle “Which box contains the gold?” The very first quick solution by Jan Vanthienen uses decision tables to classify different … Continue reading

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“You’re crazy if you don’t start in the cloud; you’re crazy if you stay on it”

This A16Z article argues that SaaS companies should move back from the cloud to their own data centres once they scale. “Cloud is cheaper and better early on and more costly later in a company’s evolution… Make sure your system … Continue reading

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