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From Basics To Deploying Scalable Web Applications

This “JavaScript in Plain English” article provides an introductory roadmap for beginners who are looking to get into the development of modern applications running 24*7 web services. Link

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Requests to BR&DM Vendors and Practitioners

We sent the following requests to different vendors and practitioners who developed and/or use Digital Decisioning Platforms. If you haven’t received them, here they are: 

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Virtual Meetings: DOs and DON’Ts

It’s safe to say we’ve all gotten comfortable with virtual meetings, maybe even a little too comfortable. If you’re struggling with virtual meeting fatigue, read DOs and DON’Ts recommended by Netmind.net: 

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Microservices Design – API Gateway Pattern

Decision Microservices and Serverless Architecture quickly become the de-facto approach for many modern decision-making applications.  “The goal of the microservices is to sufficiently decompose/decouple the application into loosely coupled microservices/modules in contrast to monolithic applications where modules are highly coupled … Continue reading

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Is the 9-to-5 workday dead?

Many Silicon Valley tech giants are announcing a substantial shift in how they allow their employees to work. These companies say the “9-to-5 workday is dead” and that they give employees more freedom to choose what their daily schedules look … Continue reading

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BBC-2021

The Building Business Capability (BBC) conference is the major annual event for business analysts with a solid representation of business rules and decision management tools and techniques. The Call for Presentations and Tutorials for is now open! Link

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Alternatives to ‘If-Then’ Statements

The Medium’s article “5 Alternatives to ‘If’ Statements for Conditional Branching” states: “There’s some thinking in the programming community that if should be considered harmful or a code smell. Regardless of the validity of this claim, there may be cases where if isn’t the best … Continue reading

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Buridan’s Indecisioning

Buridan’s Principle: A discrete decision based upon an input having a continuous range of values cannot be made within a bounded length of time.  Leslie Lamport Everyday example: “You’re walking down the street and realize, to your chagrin, that you’re … Continue reading

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Government Rules as Code (RaC)

BRCommunity.com just published “The Distilled Principles of Rules as Code (RaC): How to Produce Better Rules” by Pim Willemstein and Ronald G. Ross. RaC is an idea that addresses how law and regulations should be simultaneously produced in natural language … Continue reading

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A Simple Decision Service Benchmark

Today we published Feb-2021 Challenge that contains a simple benchmark to compare performance of different decision service implementations. It has only one decision table and a set of JSON input structures. We expect that DM practitioners and vendors will implement the … Continue reading

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