Category Archives: Decision Modeling

The Future of DMN: an interactive discussion at DecisionCAMP-2019

Gary Hallmark, the author of DMN FEEL and a co-chair of the DMN standard committee, will run an interactive discussion “DMN 2.0?” at DecisionCAMP in September.  “In DMN’s 8 year lifespan from RFP to version 1.3, many features, changes and … Continue reading

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Java Solver: Modeling and Solving Decision Optimization Problems

Dr. Jacob Feldman announced availability of a new open source product “Java Solver” that provides a very simple API for modeling and solving optimization problems in Java. This is probably the simplest API for adding optimization components to business decisioning … Continue reading

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Ron Ross: Response to Solutions for the “Recreational Fee” Challenge

Ron Ross provided a response to 5 already submitted solutions to our Apr-2019 Challenge “Recreational Fee” and to several posted comments. You may read Ron’s response here. If you have new comments, please post them here as well. Note that … Continue reading

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Data Integration for Decision Management

Integration with data is key to a successful decision application: Decision Management Systems (DMS) benefit from leveraging data to develop, test and optimize high value decisions. The latest Carlos Serrano‘s post focuses on the usage of data by the DMS … Continue reading

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New Challenge “Recreational Fee”

We’ve just published a simple challenge offered by Ron Ross. A city has created a decision table to determine appropriate usage fees for its recreational facilities based on length of usage and when the usage occurs. The city also has … Continue reading

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Modeling (Punk) Decisions: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Fernando Donati Jorge from FICO published this article to show how to explain basic Decision Modeling concepts to your friends at a party by converting a famous song to a decision model:

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What Makes a Decision Hero?

“Gone are the days when we could assume that application, bureau and master file data would be enough to automate client decisions! We now see a rich array of data sources used in automated decisioning—whether it be click-through data, or … Continue reading

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