Category Archives: Decision Models

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

Posted in Decision Models, Standards | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Challenges, Decision Models | 4 Comments

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. 

Posted in Challenges, Decision Models, Standards | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Decision Models, Products, Standards | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Decision Models, Optimization | Leave a comment

Why People Stumble on Aug-2016 Challenge

On August 1 we published a new challenge “Greeting a Customer with Unknown Data” and until today we haven’t received even one solution. Why? Is it because of August’s vacations? We suspect that this “simple” challenge is much more difficult … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Decision Models | 2 Comments

Challenge Aug-2016: Greeting a Customer with Unknown Data

We expect BR&DM vendors will provide their solutions to our Aug-2016 Challenge “Greeting a Customer with Unknown Data“. This is a variation of the “Hello World!” use case when a decision model automatically generates greetings like “Good Morning, Mrs. Robinson!” doing its … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Decision Models | Leave a comment