Category Archives: Architecture

One Microjourney™ at a time

Alan Trefler, CEO at Pegasystems, just introduced “The new way of operating: One microjourney™ at a time“: What we’re really talking about are microjourneys – an optimized outcome for each customer touchpoint that, for example, changes the customer experience, builds a relationship, … Continue reading

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Intelligent Core

Read Neil Ward-Dutton’s article “IDC: The most important decision you’ll make in the next decade“: Have you noticed operational decision services inside the Intelligent Core? They are the ones who provide the “capability to drive intelligent behaviour and actions, linking … Continue reading

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How Do Your Decision Microservices Communicate?

After you deploy your business decision models as microservices, you need to organize your inter-service communication.  Usually, your decision microservices are stateless. But what if they need to maintain some state? What if they updated values and those values got … Continue reading

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Business Decision Models are moving to Serverless World

In the new cloud-based world, the decision-making applications have new requirements to operational decision services. The traditional monolithic services are being replaced by microservices that requires high availability, security, and super-fast performance. The customers are not satisfied anymore with a relatively … Continue reading

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From “Monolithic” to “Microservices”

Traditionally web applications wrapped up business logic, data retrieval, validation, persistence, security and UI in a single bundle deployed on a web server such as Tomcat. This approach continues to work well but nowadays it’s called “monolithic” and many web … Continue reading

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Decision Microservices

Nowadays microservices quickly become a highly popular architectural approach showing a lot of benefits over the legacy style of monolithic single applications. The latest DMN specifies Decision Services and more and more people deploy their decision projects as Decision Microservices. … Continue reading

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State-Based Evaluation of Rules

Ron Ross: “In state-based evaluation of rules, current states of affairs are captured and monitored in real-time by a ‘watcher’ external to processes. This ‘watcher’ automatically intervenes whenever a violation of a rule occurs. The watcher resets the activity – i.e., … Continue reading

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