Category Archives: Decision Models

Prepare to Vote for the Best Decision Model of 2017

Between Christmas and New Year we will conduct the public opinion poll to determine the best decision model among our Challenges published in 2017. Here they are: Dec: Reindeer Ordering Nov: Soldier Payment Rules Sep: Classify Department Employees Jun: Loan Origination … Continue reading

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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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