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Our new report on Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies has been available for download for a while now and thousands of you have downloaded it. To make it even easier to access (the PDF does not require a registration even) we have made it available online in the main report webpage – just scroll down [...]

As you probably know by now, we have released the first version of our Decision Management Systems Platform Technology report. This report is available free for download from http://www.decisionmanagementsolutions.com/decision-management-technology. This version of the report focuses on four key areas (outlined in the webinar we gave recently and available in our archive here). One of these [...]

We recently released the first version of our Decision Management Systems Platform Technology report. This report is available free for download from http://www.decisionmanagementsolutions.com/decision-management-technology. This version of the report focuses on four key areas (outlined in the webinar we gave recently and available in our archive here). One of these areas is embedding predictive analytics. For [...]

We have released the first version of our Decision Management Systems Platform Technology report. This report is available free for download from http://www.decisionmanagementsolutions.com/decision-management-technology. One of the challenges is that multiple product categories exist in the market for the capabilities we discuss in the report. These product categories often overlap. While there are many Business Rules [...]

As regular readers know, we have released the first version of our Decision Management Systems Platform Technology report. This report is available free for download from http://www.decisionmanagementsolutions.com/decision-management-technology. This version of the report focuses on four key areas (outlined in the webinar we gave recently and available in our archive here). It also discusses some of [...]

As regular readers know, we have released the first version of our Decision Management Systems Platform Technology report. This report is available free for download from http://www.decisionmanagementsolutions.com/decision-management-technology. The core of this version of the report is the description of four aspects of building a Decision Management System that drive organizations to adopt new, Decision Management [...]

To make our webinars more accessible to our European friends we have three webinars scheduled for a 16:00 CET in the coming weeks. The three are: An Introduction to Decision Management February 29  The use of Business Rules in Decision Management Systems March 14 The use of predictive analytics in Decision Management Systems April 11 [...]

Organizations are adopting a new class of operational systems called Decision Management Systems to meet the demands of consumers, regulators and markets because traditional systems are too inflexible, fail to learn and adapt and crucially cannot apply analytics to take advantage of “Big Data.” Decision Management Systems, as I described in my book, are agile, [...]

We are closing in on the first release of our definitive report on platform technologies for Decision Management Systems. We expect to make the first version available early next week (once we have completed a few production steps). This will provide an overall architecture for these technologies, describe the core product categories (Business Rules Management Systems, [...]

This webinar is at 7am PT, 10am ET and 16:00 CET to support our European customers. This webinar will introduce the key principles of Decision Management Systems and explain their role in a modern information systems architecture. You will learn what it means for Decision Management Systems to be agile, analytic and adaptive. The four [...]

My eye was drawn to an article in the New York Time last week – For $2 a Star, an Online Retailer Gets 5-Star Product Reviews.  This article drew attention to the ongoing and growing problem of fake reviews. Like many of us I increasingly rely on reviews on sites like amazon.com or yelp.com to [...]

Tad Anderson just wrote a great review of Decision Management Systems, my new book, over on his blog on the SOA World Magazine site. Two of his comments struck me particularly. The first summarized what I consider to be the biggest limiting factor in information systems today: There are not too many systems being created [...]

I gave a webinar with AllAnalytics on “Using Predictive Analytics: Secrets to Creating a Successful Predictive Enterprise” last week and Shawn Hessinger has just published a nice blog post with a summary. The recorded webinar is here and the slide are below and on SlideShare. As I said in the presentation I believe there are 5 key elements [...]

2011 has been a great year for market awareness of Decision Management as an approach and of the value of Decision Management Systems. Product, partnership, acquisition and funding announcements have enhanced the available technology. As vendors continue to improve and enhance their product offerings to fully support Decision Management this is only going to reinforce and further [...]

The Predictive Analytics in the Cloud research we have been conducting is coming to an end. We have closed the survey having garnered over 200 business and technical professionals. – thanks to all who participated. We are going to publishing the study findings and survey results in a webinar and a white paper on November [...]

Most unfortunately, our webinar hosting provider Omnovia has lost the audio on our recorded webinars through last June. I will re-record the audio for the most popular webinars. Please “vote” for your favorites by emailing me (a tweet works, too, to @decisionmgt) your top 3 you would like re-recorded. I’ve given them numbers to make [...]