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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 [...]

The next Predictive Analytics World is going to be in San Francisco in March next year (March 14-15 at the Marriott Marquis). This is one of my favorite events and I will be giving a workshop and speaking. You can take advantage of the super early bird rate and save $200. This low rate is [...]

Mark Hornick of Oracle’s Data Mining Technologies Group presented on the use of the Oracle Data Mining technology to drive recommendations at Oracle OpenWorld (OOW). The challenge in a show like Oracle OpenWorld is that there are thousands of sessions and attendees need help finding the sessions that will match their interests. Three groups were [...]

I am going to be speaking at IBM’s Information on Demand/Business Analytics Forum in Las Vegas. I will be on stage with Deepak Advani, who heads up the SPSS business analytics business, during the SPSS keynote on Wednesday. The keynote will focus on predictive analytics and on Decision Management – both the approach and the [...]

Syndicated from ebizQ I am speaking or giving workshops at three events this fall and all three represent good opportunities for you to learn more about decision management: First up is RuleFest 2010 in San Jose October 11-14. I am speaking on October 12 10:00 am to 10:50 on “Decision Services Need More Than Rules”. Rules [...]

Speaking at RulesFest 2010

I am going to be speaking at Rules Fest 2010 – the International Conference on Reasoning Technologies. I am speaking on Tuesday October 12, 10:00am on “Decision Services Need More Than Rules“. The conference is October 11-14 at the Dolce Hayes Mansion Resort, San Jose, CA. Rules Fest bills itself as the world’s only technical [...]

Syndicated from B-Eye-Network Some time ago I was at a warranty conference and there was an interesting discussion about registration cards. You know, those postcard sized mailers you are asked to return to register your product. They often have all sorts of demographic and interest questions – asked by the company to flesh out its [...]

Syndicated from BeyeNetwork Predictive Analytics World, February 16-17, 2010 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco is turning into the biggest yet. I am going to be speaking on analytic journeys and giving a workshop on putting predictive analytics to work and there are some great keynotes from Andreas Weigen (ex-amazon.com), Kim Larsen (Charles Schwab) [...]

The spring Predictive Analytics World 2010 is coming to San Francisco in February and the agenda is now published at PredictiveAnalyticsWorld.com.  I am giving a tutorial (Putting Predictive Analytics to Work) the day before the conference and speaking on the first day (Analytic journeys). If you are interested, use the code SPEAKPAW010 to get a [...]

I am the chair of the Summit and I am going to give … A Keynote on Smarter Systems for Uncertain Times A Tutorial on Maximizing the ROI of a Business Rules Investment with Decision Management A Special Talk on Performance Management and Agility The Early Bird rate for the Summit has been extended one [...]

Accelerating BPM Adoption

I am speaking at the Brainstorm conference in San Francisco and blogging a couple of sesssions. First up today is Michael Melenovsky (formerly of Gartner) on Accelerating BPM Adoption – creating a vision and establishing a roadmap. Michael made the great point that companies sometimes get started with BPM to try it out and then [...]

The International Business Rules Forum™ is the premier Conference dedicated to Business Rules, where the future of Business Rules, Decisioning, Compliance & Enterprise Design is taking shape! This year’s event covers Business Rules, Decision Management, Business Process, Governance and Compliance. Once again I will be giving a tutorial and a keynote and acting as track [...]

I am going to speaking next week at the Warranty Chain Management Conference (registration is still open) on Next Generation Warranty Systems. I hope to post a couple of product reviews (like the SAS Warranty one already posted) this week but I thought I could also talk a little about my topic. The basic premise [...]

I am going to be speaking at Predictive Analytics World in San Francisco next month on From Predictive Analytics to Competing on Decisions on the first day. You can register for the conference here and if you use jamestpaw09 you can get a 15% discount! I will also be giving a one day workshop after [...]

Predictive Analytics World

I am going to be speaking at a show in San Francisco in the spring called Predictive Analytics World. I am going to speak on From Predictive Analytics to Competing on Decisions on the first day. I will also be…

Last chance for the EDM Summit

There are only 12 Days Left to register for the first Enterprise Decision Management Summit so get off your butt and register! Neil and I Co-Chairs and readers of the blog can get a discount. We are presenting twice – A Pre-Conference Tutorial Succeeding as a Decision-Centric Organization and a Keynote Competing on Decisions. Because [...]

Great event, nice little discount

There is a great conference coming up October 26-30 – not only are Neil and I Co-Chairs but readers of the blog can get a discount. We are presenting twice – A Pre-Conference Tutorial Succeeding as a Decision-Centric Organization and a Keynote Competing on Decisions. Because of this you can get a special $100 Conference [...]

We have a number of speaking engagements in the next few months and I thought I would highlight them on the blog today. Arranged in date order… August 6th, 10am Pacific Time, “How to leverage scorecards for accurate risk management” Webinar, multiple speakers including James, sponsored by ILOG August 19th, 8:30am Pacific Time, Reinventing BI [...]

Back from the Intalio User Conference and thought I would post a few thoughts post-event. Overall I was very impressed by the event – it was well organized and executed, free wifi, plenty of power in the rooms etc. I was a little disappointed that there were not more user case studies but I suspect [...]

If, like me, you could not make it to the Gartner BPM Summit last week, here’s the next best thing. Three people I know well blogged about the conference. Sandy Kemsley, an independent expert on BPM, was the most thorough with David Straus (of Corticon) posting several times and a single post from Jim Sinur [...]