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Smart contracts need business rules to be really smart

Blockchain technology is on its way to change the game in a lot of industries by providing the platform of trust to transact value in a business network. Smart Contract is a key mechanism of the platform. The new article by … Continue reading

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Cross Vendor DMN Collaboration

At the recent RuleML+RR+DecisionCAMP event in London several vendors presented their common work that demonstrated “The Effectiveness of DMN Portability“. This paper introduces DMN with a focus on the portability of its executable profile across computational platforms. The paper proposes a cross … Continue reading

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Chess Puzzles for Decision Modelers

Sometimes complex business logic reminds chess puzzles. So, we decided from time to time to publish chess puzzles for decision modelers who are tired of solving complex decision modeling problems.  Some puzzles are very simple while others may be more complex, … Continue reading

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Submit Solutions to Challenge “DMN Chapter 11 Example” by 08/31/2017

So far, we received 4 solutions for the June-2017 Challenge.  During DecisionCAMP-2017 a lot of people expressed their eagerness to see the voting results. Based on requests from practitioners, we decided to give people more time to prepare and submit … Continue reading

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DecisionCAMP Starts on July 12

DecisionCAMP-2017 starts on July 12, 2017 at Birkbeck University of London. Based on overwhelming response from DM practitioners worldwide and participation of the major DM authorities, it promises to become the major DM event of the year. See the Program and Presenters. … Continue reading

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Machine-Learning Identifies Heart Arrhythmia

It might not be long before algorithms routinely save lives—as long as doctors are willing to put ever more trust in machines. A team of researchers at Stanford University, led by Andrew Ng, has shown that a machine-learning model can identify … Continue reading

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Blockchain Reference Architecture and Decision Models

Blockchain technology has the potential to have a major impact on how institutions process transactions and conduct business. Blockchain technology provides a secure transaction ledger database through a decentralized network. It has the potential to reduce operational costs and friction, create … Continue reading

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