Category Archives: Decision Models

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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Challenge Feb-2017: Determine Booking Fraud

Our February’s Challenge deals with a relatively simple decision model that should determine potential fraud during an online product booking process. It’s based on an automatically calculated Fraud Rating Score. Read more here and submit your solution.

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DMN Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK)

Any technical standard needs a Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK) similar to those used by JCP (Java Community Process). “At the 2016 bpmNEXT conference we decided to form a TCK for DMN. The goal is simple: DMN offers to be a … Continue reading

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Challenge Dec-2016 “Loan Approval”

We’ve just published a new Dec-2016 Challenge “Loan Approval”.  It deals with a complex loan approval process when new facts about borrowers are being dynamically discovered in real-time. Hope soon we will see interesting solutions from business rules and decision … Continue reading

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Solutions for Oct-2016 Challenge “Rebooking Passengers”

So far we received two solutions for Challenge Oct-2016 “Rebooking passengers from cancelled flights”. Any other solution? It’s never too late to provide more solutions for any of our challenges. 

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Why-Analyzer for Decision Modeling

OpenRules announced availability of a new tool “Why-Analyzer for Decision Modeling“ that will be introduced at BBC-2016 on Nov 3 in Las Vegas.  In 2013 Ron Ross wrote: “Imagine you had a Why Button handy whenever you encountered some disconnect in day-to-day … Continue reading

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Decision Model for Finding Optimal Spouse

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” — John Lennon A few years ago Michael Trick, one of the best known authorities in Operation Research, blogged about “Finding Love Optimally“. In particular, he wrote: “I was a … Continue reading

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