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There are a number of great events related to Decision Management themes and technology platforms this October. Here’s my list so far for October 2011 Teradata Partners Conference and Expo 2-6 October, San Diego, CA This is a great conference for anyone using or considering Teradata. I assume that this year there will be a [...]

First Look – Yottamine

I met the folks from Yottamine at Predictive Analytics World and got a chance to get a demo and an update recently. Yottamine is focused on helping companies build predictive models and see three main challenges for building good predictive models: An ever increasing amount of data makes building models harder and requires more storage [...]

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 giving a presentation on “Next Generation Claims Systems” at Predictive Analytics World in New York on Wednesday October 19 at 10:45am Eastern. Today’s insurance claims systems deliver value by increasing efficiency through process automation and workflow. The use of manual decision points within these processes and systems, however, creates bottlenecks and under-utilizes company [...]

As part of our ongoing efforts at Decision Management Solutions to promote the discipline of Decision Management we have been updating our white papers. I already blogged about a new white paper focused on Business Process Management – The Decisions at the heart of your process – and our update of Maximizing the value of [...]

Tom Davenport kicked off the second day of Predictive Analytics World with a keynote on the new era of quantitative, or data-driven business. Various analytic threads – web analytics, HR analytics, actuarial, predictive marketing and supply chain – are coming together in really what is best described as Enterprise analytics. The world is changing and [...]

Eric Siegel opened Predictive Analytics World with a view of using predictive analytics in enterprise risk management. Eric began by giving some examples of “macro” risk – single, catastrophic risk events. But his focus, and the focus of predictive analytics, is on “micro” risk – risk-based micro decisions in my terminology. These are risk decisions [...]

The early bird rate for Predictive Analytics World expires on Monday so now is a great time to register for the event. I am giving my popular workshop – Driving Enterprise Decisions with Business Analytics – on the Sunday and speaking on the Tuesday on “Deploying Analytics with a Rules-Based Infrastructure“. I am also participating [...]

I am speaking on Deploying Analytics with a Rules-Based Infrastructure at Predictive Analytics World San Francisco 2011. An analytic model that is not in use has no value to an organization so analytic deployment is critical. And when analytic models must be applied to operational decisions – micro decisions about a single customer, a single [...]

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 [...]

??I am giving my workshop “Driving Enterprise Decisions with Business Analytics” at Predictive Analytics World San Francisco. This workshop covers the principles of Decision Management, its application to critical business processes, and the appropriate use of available technology. We show you how to identify and prioritize the operational decisions that drive your organization’s success, introduce [...]

Bo and Lawrence from PARC presented some work on contextual intelligence research designed to exploit unstructured data for novel predictive applications. PARC is now an independent business unit focused on the Business of Breakthroughs, working with Xerox and with other companies. The new focus means they work on a wide range of problems and aim [...]

David McMichael of MetLife came next. MetLife Auto and Home is a mid size P&C insurance arm within the overall MetLife group. David runs the Quantitative Research and Modeling team within the actuarial department. Team has grown over the last few years with a diverse set of people, something they find very valuable and expanded [...]

Eric Siegel opened Predictive Analytics World with a keynote on Five Ways Predictive Analytics Cuts Enterprise Risk. Predictive analytics is a hot topic these days, with demand in terms of jobs for instance doubling since the beginning of 2009. Yet the audience was really clear that most executives do not get the true power of [...]

Show season kicked off today with RulesFest in San Jose. Great audience and good attendance for this technical show on business rules and related technology where I presented on Decision Services need more than rules. With that out of the way my schedule gets busy for a few weeks. Next week I am giving a [...]

The fall event sequence is starting and early bird discounts are expiring so it’s time to plan your fall Webinar – Simplifying over-complex processes September 9, 10am Pacific Webinar – Delivering customer centricity across multiple channels, multiple platforms September 23, 10am Pacific Webinar – Implementing analytics? You need business rules October 7, 10am Pacific RulesFest [...]

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 [...]

I am giving a workshop between Predictive Analytics World and Business Rules Forum called “Driving Enterprise Decisions with Business Analytics and Business Rules”. 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 analytics – [...]

There are just a few days left to secure the Super Early Bird Price for the 13th International Business Rules Forum 2010 so register here. Join me October 17-21 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, VA. This year your Business Rules Forum pass gives you access to three conferences for the price of [...]

Teradata Database 13.10

Todd Walters introduced the new release – 13.10. Not every feature is equally interesting to me but a couple were important to note: One of the key features in the new database release is the support for temporal tables. Default for a temporal table will be to show only current records. But you can ask [...]