Category Archives: DMN

Decision Model for Order Promotions

Our Jan-2018 Challenge deals with a popular business decision problem:  help merchants to define various promotions for their sales orders and to automatically decide which orders are eligible to which promotions. A simple example of promotion: reduce the total cost of … Continue reading

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Core DMN Components

According to James Taylor, “The vast majority of the business logic in a decisioning system can be defined using the two core DMN components: Decision Requirements Diagrams structure decision problems, break them into coherent pieces. They show where data is … Continue reading

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Best Challenges/Solutions of 2017: Poll Results

We received 91 votes for our 2017 Community poll. The challenges/solutions which collected the most votes are presented in the following table: As all votes were anonymous, it’s hard to tell how objective these results are: we do not know … 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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DMN TCK Shows Momentum

Bruce Silver posted his comments about DMN Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK), which provides an ever-enlarging suite of DMN models, including test input values and expected outputs.  In July the TCK website had 4 DMN tools listed, and now it has 6 … Continue reading

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Cross Vendor DMN Collaboration

At the recent RuleML+RR+DecisionCAMP event in London several vendors presented their common work that demonstrated “The Effectiveness of DMN Portability“. This paper introduces DMN with a focus on the portability of its executable profile across computational platforms. The paper proposes a cross … 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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