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Notes from DecisionCAMP-2017

According to many people who attended DecisionCAMP on July 12-14 in London, it became a real success. Let me start with a few quotes from attendees: “Congrats on a very good Decision Camp event. This was a great stimulating event … Continue reading

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Measuring Customer Loyalty Index and Using It to Make Smarter Sell/Buy Decisions

I thought DMCommunity readers will be interested to listen this informal presentation given by a real-world Data Scientist without pseudo-scientific references. One of my long-time colleagues, Igor Elbert today is VP of Data Science at Tapad. Previously he applied predictive and … 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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Notes about DecisionCAMP-2016

DecisionCAMP/RuleML 2016 is now a history, and I’d say a very good history with a lot of very interesting mini-events. I will try to briefly describe some of them in these notes. This year the Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard was … Continue reading

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How to Scale Business Rules

Why are large business rule sets—those that start large and especially those that become large over time—hard to manage? Why do they often collapse under their own weight, becoming a nightmare of unreliability and an incomprehensible tangle of poorly understood … Continue reading

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What Constitutes a Good Decision Table? Challenge Jan-2016

What constitutes a good decision table? There are many recommendations provided by well-known experts such as  Prof. Jan Vanthienen.  But it’s always a good idea to see at least one specific example and to analyze its different representations. So, we published a … Continue reading

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