Category Archives: Challenges

Challenge Apr-2018 “Up-Selling Rules”

Our Apr-2018 challenge asks DM practitioners to provide decision models  for up-selling rules, examples of which are presented in simple decision tables. As usual, you may extend this use case by sharing your real-world experience with up-selling and cross-selling rules.

Posted in Challenges, Decision Models | Leave a comment

Sales Promotions – After Challenge Discussion

While it is certainly possible to define database structures to represent sales promotions it may be better to use rules or decision tables to support the wide variety and frequent change that seems to occur in the real world. Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Decision Modeling | 5 Comments

Challenge Feb-2018 “Tax Decision Table”

With tax season upon us, our February Challenge deals with a quite simple decision table created by a business analyst from a tax agency. How would you represent this  table using your favorite business rules and decision management tool?

Posted in Challenges | 2 Comments

About Our Challenges

Dr. Bob Moore submitted his Drools-based solution for our Jan-2018 Challenge. This is a third solution, and we still are looking for a pure DMN FEEL solution. Bob also wrote: “One of the fun aspects of the DMC challenges is seeing … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Decision Models | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Case Studies, Challenges, Decision Modeling, Decision Models, DMN | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Case Studies, Challenges, Decision Models, DMN | Leave a comment

Poll: Vote for Best Challenges/Solutions of 2017

The following poll lists all six Decision Management challenges and their multiple solutions published in 2017. Please select up to 6 best solutions for the challenges you like. The winners will be those 3 challenges/solutions which receive the most votes … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges | Leave a comment