Category Archives: Decision Models

Challenge Nov-2017 “Soldier Payment Rules”

Our Challenge Nov-2017 asks you to help to assemble a payment timeline for a soldier that shows his/her hourly pay rate in any given time period. The payment rates depend on soldier’s rank, profession, service type, unit, and participation in combat. Use any BRMS … Continue reading

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Seven Reasons to Model Your Business Decisions

Jan Purchase just published an article “Decision Modeling: The Bottom Line“. In particular, he writes: “Decision Models are not just about requirements. The precision of the decision logic view means that decision models can be directly executed. Therefore they can be tested … Continue reading

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Challenge Sep-2017 “Classify Department Employees”

Our Challenge Sep-2017 asks you to help a human resource office to create a decision model that for each department calculates minimal, maximal, and average salaries along with a number of high-paid employees using rules like “Salary > 85000”. Use any Business … Continue reading

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Submit Solutions to Challenge “DMN Chapter 11 Example” by 08/31/2017

So far, we received 4 solutions for the June-2017 Challenge.  During DecisionCAMP-2017 a lot of people expressed their eagerness to see the voting results. Based on requests from practitioners, we decided to give people more time to prepare and submit … Continue reading

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Blockchain Reference Architecture and Decision Models

Blockchain technology has the potential to have a major impact on how institutions process transactions and conduct business. Blockchain technology provides a secure transaction ledger database through a decentralized network. It has the potential to reduce operational costs and friction, create … Continue reading

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DMN Interchange in Action

The DMN Standard is already supported by different vendors and it means that real (not theoretical) interchangeability of the same DMN-based business decision models became a reality – see examples at this article. If you attend the RuleML+RR+DecisionCAMP conference in London … Continue reading

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Challenge March-2017: Online Dating Services

Dear Business Rules Vendors and Consultants! Consider the following situation. You have been approached by an online dating service that wants to use a rules engine to improve its process for matching people. A brief explanation of “business logic” behind … Continue reading

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