Category Archives: Decision Modeling

DMN 1.3 Approved

The new version 1.3 of the Decision Modeling and Notation (DMN) standard was approved by the OMG AB on Dec. 9, 2019. Apart from numerous corrections and clarifications, it gives us visual grouping, temporal reasoning, and better examples. It should … Continue reading

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DMN Can Execute Machine Learning Models

Bruce Silver: “The ability to execute machine learning models is a standard feature of DMN.  From the start, the DMN spec said that in addition to the normal value expressions modeled in FEEL, decisions can execute machine learning models packaged … Continue reading

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New Vendor’s Corner

Following the initiative of DecisionCAMP-2019, we decided to introduce a Vendor’s Corner where all BR&DM vendors may share their latest news. If you represent a vendor of Business Rules and Decision Management tool, feel free to send your latest news to … Continue reading

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Flash Points: Business Rules, Events, and Integrity

Ron Ross just published “Flash Points: Business Rules, Events, and Integrity“: “Flash points are the specific events when a rule needs to be evaluated based only on the semantics of the rule itself. For a behavioral business rule, flash points … Continue reading

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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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