Reinventing Business Requirements for the Analytic Enterprise with Decision Management

Decision Management Solutions hosts free webinar for Enterprise Architects and Business Analysts on a powerful new approach to business modeling to build the next generation of enterprise applications with business rules and predictive analytics technologies.

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Enterprise Architects and Business Analysts are finding that by modeling the business decisions that link Enterprise Applications to business performance measures they are able to more fully engage and collaborate as partners with the business owners.

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2012

Decision Management Solutions, a leading provider of Decision Management strategy and consulting services, is hosting a free webinar “Reinventing Business Requirements with Decision Management” Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 11 a.m. PST, 2 p.m. EST. Host James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions, and Don Perkins, an experienced Business Rules Consultant, will share practical advice from real world projects on how to effectively identify, document and model the repeatable, operational decisions crucial to success with business rules and predictive analytics. Registration is free at http://decisionmanagementsolutions.com/webinars

“Effectively capturing and managing requirements is critical in any IT project. Enterprise Architects and Business Analysts gathering requirements know how to capture and document processes, data and user tasks. But what about the decisions at the heart of a business?“ said Mr. Taylor. “Businesses are an interconnected set of decisions. Enterprise Architects and Business Analysts are finding that by modeling the business decisions that link Enterprise Applications to business performance measures they are able to more fully engage and collaborate as partners with the business owners.”

Webinar participants will learn how to define decisions and what information to capture; put decisions in a business context by linking to processes and business metrics; use decision dependency modeling to implement decisions effectively; and link decisions to business rules and analytic technology implementations for rapid deployment and maximum business agility.

Mr. Taylor is the leading expert in how to use business rules and analytic technology to build Decision Management Systems. He has spent the last 20 years developing approaches, tools and platforms to build more effective information systems. He has led Decision Management efforts for leading companies in insurance, banking, health management and telecommunications. Mr. Taylor is the author of “Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Using Business Rules and Predictive Analytics” (IBM Press, 2011). He previously wrote "Smart (Enough) Systems: How to Deliver Competitive Advantage by Automating Hidden Decisions" (Prentice Hall) with Neil Raden, and has contributed chapters on Decision Management to multiple books including “Applying Real-World BPM in an SAP Environment,” "The Decision Model," "The Business Rules Revolution: Doing Business The Right Way" and "Business Intelligence Implementation: Issues and Perspectives" as well as many articles.

Mr. Perkins is a software professional focused on business rule analysis and development using a decision-centric approach. He has worked with consulting vendors, business rule engine vendors and directly with corporate clients. He has performed a broad range of duties in business analysis, requirements specification, technical documentation, development and quality assurance while tackling the automation of business decisions across a diverse set of industries. Industries include financial services, fraud detection, pharmacy, mortgage, government regulation, telecommunications engineering support, advertising sales support, logistics, service bay diagnostics and software language translation.

For more information please contact Meri Gruber, VP Business Development at info(at)decisionmanagementsolutions(dot)com

About Decision Management Solutions
Decision Management Solutions is the leading professional services firm specializing in Decision Management, a proven approach for rapid and cost effective deployment of predictive analytics and business rules management systems in operations.

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