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Gagan Saxena and I are speaking at this year’s Building Business Capability conference October 28 – November 1 in Fort Lauderdale, FL  and I am giving a tutorial. My speech is on Beyond Business Agility: Becoming Analytic and Adaptive Organizations are increasingly focused on delivering more agile systems. The use of business rules as a foundation for [...]

I am giving the opening session for the Oracle Business Intelligence, Warehousing and Analytics SIG on August 15th at 11am ET/8am PT The data you have, the way you analyze it, and the way you act on this analysis drives better business outcomes.  James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions, Faculty Member at International Institute [...]

I am giving a webinar on the 5 ways Decision Management leads to greater customer value with AllAnalytics.com at 11am Pacific on August 8,2012. Knowing how to create better, more profitable customer relationships starts with an understanding of the strategic and day-to-day operational decisions your company or organization is making about those customers. If you [...]

I am giving a webinar with Dr Alex Guazelli of Zementis on Predictive Analytics at the Speed of Business: How decision management and a real-time infrastructure get predictive analytics where and when you need them. Organizations are looking to maximize the value of their analytics investment. They need to accelerate the deployment process, reduce costs and [...]

Listen to Peter Schoof podcast with James Taylor, head of Decision Management Solutions and the foremost thinker and writer on decision management. James has a new book, Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Using Business Rules and Predictive Analytics, which we discuss in the podcast as well as predictive analytics and BPM. You can get access to [...]

My new book – Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Using Business Rules and Predictive Analytics – is officially shipping – you can now order it (rather than pre-order it) at IBMPressbooks.com, at amazon.com or at InformIT. Build Systems That Work Actively to Help You Maximize Growth and Profits Most companies rely on operational systems [...]

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 [...]

I am giving the closing keynote at IM 2011 – from information to decisions on October 12th in Copenhagen, Denmark. The data you have, the way you analyze it and use it, and the way you act on this analysis can drive better results and business outcomes. This ability to improve decision making – to [...]

I am on a panel on “Practical Predictive Marketing” at eMetrics 2011 in New York. The panel is late in the day on Wednesday October 19th and I will be joined by Vicky Brock, Highland Business Research and Samantha Lipson, Rapp Collins Worldwide. Predicting what people are going to do is a fool’s game. But [...]

I am giving a workshop on Driving Enterprise Decisions with Business Analytics at Predictive Analytics World in New York all day on Tuesday October 18th. Putting business analytics to work is top of mind for organizations like yours. Business agility and operational responsiveness are more important than ever. There is a real opportunity to use [...]

I am available for “Office Hours” the first Friday of the month at 8:30am PT, 11:30am ET. This is an opportunity to ask your questions in an informal setting. The next Office Hours is Friday, May 6, 2011 at 8:30am PT, 11:30am ET. Call in number: 1-605-475-4282 Participant Access Code: 808933 followed by #

On June 7th, 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern I am giving a free webinar “From Business Intelligence to Predictive Analytics”. Companies are taking the next step from Business Intelligence to a truly intelligent business by integrating predictive analytics into their operations. Companies need to build on their investments in reporting, visualization and dashboards to move up the [...]

On May 5th at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern I am giving a free webinar on “Increasing BPM agility and effectiveness with Decision Management”. Combining BPM with Decision Management results in simpler, more agile processes and increases straight through processing and operational effectiveness. Decision Management delivers a shared  framework for cross-functional business and IT collaboration creating game-changing [...]

While I was attended the Information on Demand conference the folks at IBM interviewed me for their Analytics Corner videos. Mine is now available – check it out at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9ENpZf1Zsw or watch it below.

I recently presented with ParAccel at the IE Group’s Predictive Analytics Summit in San Francisco. My topic was “The next step to business insight” and you can see the slides and video here.

New book on BPM and BI

Syndicated from ebizQ The 2010 BPM and Workflow handbook is now available for pre-order at a great discount. This year’s book focuses on the role of Business Intelligence in the context of BPM. As Keith Swenson, WfMC Vice Chair says, “Business (Process) Intelligence is a field that is just beginning to show very promising results. [...]

The Gartner Business Process Management Summit, March 22-24, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, promises to be great with some good keynotes, lots of Gartner analysts and plenty of sponsors. The early bird rate for the event ends this Monday – register by 5 p.m. EST February 15 and save $300. I can get 5 [...]

A short article I wrote on Analytics in a Multichannel World has been published on destinationCRM.com. Enjoy.

I presented today on using business rules and decision management to make business processes smarter, simpler and more agile. Here are the slides: Using business rules to make processes simpler, smarter and more agile View more presentations from James Taylor.

Almost Intellectual Systems

Well it finally happened – Neil and I became internationally published authors! Check out this link and what you see is a Russian version of Smart (Enough) Systems, the book on Decision Management we published a little while back. If any of my readers are Russian speakers and get hold of a copy in the [...]