Category Archives: Decision Modeling

DecisionCAMP May-5 Session with Corticon

Corticon compressed over 16,000 rules into just over 1000 rules in our Feb-2021 Challenge – learn how they did it.Date: Wed, May 5, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST (New York Time) Title: “Compression of Redundant Rules and Other Logical Optimizations” Presenter: Seth … Continue reading

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Training class on decision tables taught by Jan Vanthienen

When representing and analyzing business decisions in real business situations and processes, decision tables have always proven a powerful approach. Decision table methodology, however, is more than putting some rules in a few tables.  Learn about proper methodology, table types, … Continue reading

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KISS Principle for Decision Modeling

The KISS is an abbreviation of “Keep It Short and Simple” or “Keep It Simple, Stupid”. This principle has been a key, and a huge success in years of software engineering. A common problem among software engineers and developers is … Continue reading

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Which rules not to execute

Can a rule engine decide in runtime which rules are not necessary to execute? See an interesting analysis of a quite simple decision model provided by Jack Jansonius in response to our Apr-2021 Challenge Link

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Can Your Machine Learning Do the Lambada?

Ulrich Wiesner from FICO wrote: “Machine learning and data analytics are powerful methods, but typically the benefits do not come without effort, and careful considerations are required to make these tools efficient. When you purchase a tool or service, make … Continue reading

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DecisionCAMP April-7 Session with Trisotech

The Prince is a 16th-century political treatise written by Niccolò Machiavelli as an instruction guide for new princes and royals. But what if Machiavelli had the benefit of modern modeling tools to capture his teachings? Join us on April 7 to … Continue reading

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Vaccination Scheduling Decisions

Geoffrey De Smet created a vaccination scheduling software. He discovered an interesting Vaccination Appointment Scheduling Paradox: It’s more user friendly if people can NOT choose their own appointment. Watch video

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DecisionCAMP March-10 Session with Nick Broom

Date: Wed, March 10, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST (New York Time) Title: “Practical decision modelling in an Agile environment” Presenter: Nick BroomAbstract: Agile has been the buzzword across companies and domains for years now and focusing on the early delivery … Continue reading

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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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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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