Category Archives: Decision Models

Business Decision Models are moving to Serverless World

In the new cloud-based world, the decision-making applications have new requirements to operational decision services. The traditional monolithic services are being replaced by microservices that requires high availability, security, and super-fast performance. The customers are not satisfied anymore with a relatively … Continue reading

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Rolando’s Tales from the Rule Trenches

Rolando Hernandez, a highly experienced business rules consultant,  shares his “True Tales from the Trenches“.  Here is a monologue of the decision table from his first tale “A Rule is Born“: “If only someone had tested all the possible combinations … Continue reading

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What is a ‘Decision’?

Ron Ross, Jacob and I have recently been discussing the March DMC Challenge. In his submission Ron suggests the challenge is a ‘rules problem’ not a ‘decision problem’ and quite reasonably asked me for my definition of a ‘decision’ when … Continue reading

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Decision Management: What It Is and Why You Need It

Today Roy Schulte from Gartner ran the webinar “Decision Management: What It Is and Why You Need It” describing the state of the art in decision management and offering guidance on how to get started. Here are a few slides:

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Data Decisioning

Data Decisioning was recently founded by Peter Schooff and John Morris, two veterans with decades of success in enterprise technology. Why? “What’s more important than data to today’s enterprise? The decisions a company makes based on that data will determine their success … Continue reading

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Launch of Dataset Search

Google launched Dataset Search, which can help researchers, scientists, and others around the world find open datasets! Dataset Search lets you find datasets wherever they’re hosted, whether it’s a publisher’s site, a digital library, or an author’s personal web page. The … Continue reading

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How to Optimally Allocate “Bribe” Money

Tallys Yunes published an Excel-based optimization model that calculates the likelihood that certain agents will perform a given action that benefits you. Link Below are a few examples:

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