Category Archives: Case Studies

Business Rules Excellence Awards

Do you have an interesting Business Rules Use Case?  Submit it for the opportunity to win a highly prestigious award and publication in the next book on BR to be published within 12 months following the Awards Ceremony at BBC-2018. The Business Rules Excellence … Continue reading

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Decision Model for Order Promotions

Our Jan-2018 Challenge deals with a popular business decision problem:  help merchants to define various promotions for their sales orders and to automatically decide which orders are eligible to which promotions. A simple example of promotion: reduce the total cost of … Continue reading

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Best Challenges/Solutions of 2017: Poll Results

We received 91 votes for our 2017 Community poll. The challenges/solutions which collected the most votes are presented in the following table: As all votes were anonymous, it’s hard to tell how objective these results are: we do not know … Continue reading

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Detecting Serial Killers with Data

The New Yorker’s article “The Serial-Killer Detector” describes how an algorithm is discovering new links between unsolved murders. By a process of data aggregating, the algorithm gathers killings that are related by method, place, and time, and by the victim’s sex. … Continue reading

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Recommender Engine – Under The Hood

There are two types of recommender systems, Content based and Collaborative filtering. Both have their pros and cons depending upon the context in which you want to use them. This article describes how to build a content-based recommender system.

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Averaging Risk is Risking the Average

“Regulators must assess risk in many different areas. Banking has been top of mind in the past years, but industries like Pharma and Utilities also had a lot of attention. How a regulator decides to measure and asses risk is … Continue reading

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Challenge June-2017: Loan Origination Example – DMN Section 11

This challenge is intended to demonstrate different decision modeling approaches using the same well-known business use case.  The Loan Origination problem described in in the Section 11 of the DMN specification is probably the most discussed use case. However, the specification itself uses this case only … Continue reading

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