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Continuing to blog from Building Business Capability 2016 I am listening to Railin talking about next steps afterr getytingh funding for rules and process improvement. Railinc is a SaaS company supplying software to the rail industry. Railinc is modernizing how it implements rules and processes in their applications. The program covers all 6 product lines and [...]

My friends at TransUnion have an interesting job opening for someone with a background in decision management and consulting. They are looking for a Sr. Director, Decision Services CoE The Sr. Director, Decision Services Center of Excellence (CoE) will be responsible for developing and driving strategy to grow the Decision Services business for TransUnion’s International business. [...]

Les Rechan came up to discuss "realizing the value" with analytics for big data. Les reminds us that analytic organizations out perform others so its about using analytics not just data. Again he's focused on time to insight (where I think the focus should  be time to action, not insight). Anyway he is focused on [...]

I am giving a workshop on Decision Management: Practical Steps to Get More From Your Business Rules Investment Monday October 31, 1:30-4:30pm Eastern at the Building Business Capability 2011 conference in Florida. The business rules approach, and business rules management systems, work. Organizations adopting them show clear benefits and a positive return on investment. Practical [...]

Subtitled "from 0 to 1400", this case study discussed how Unum (an insurance company) introduced business rules. Back in 2009 their rules were scattered, siloed, hidden in requirements documents and in different formats (from code to if/then statements to long verbose notes). And even though they tried to focus on rules, they were often embedded [...]

I got a chance to sit down with Nancy Pearson, Vice President BPM, SOA, WebSphere and Industry Marketing at IBM last week to talk about Smart Work and other related topics. Smart Work is one of the four major themes that are part of IBM’s overall Smarter Planet initiative – New Intelligence, Green and Beyond, [...]

Vision Service Plan, VSP, presented on their use of business rules to build agile business processes in healthcare. VSP has some 55M customers in their plans and have been an IBM/ILOG customer since 2002. Every process in healthcare is governed by policies, regulations - every process has decisions that must be made following the rules [...]

Syndicated from Smart Data Collective Anne Milley from SAS, one of the sponsors of the show, spoke on the art and science of better. Data is often messy and the enterprise is not a lab. Nevertheless, she says, we can still bring science to bear. We can observe, define, measure, experiment, learn and ACT. Anne [...]

Ken Vollmer kicked off the last day of the event with a view from the field - a survey on BPM that Forrester did at the end of 2007. The theme is that "BPM has already achieved mainstream status inside of most enterprises but we still have a long way to go to achieve the [...]