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First Look: IBM Operational Decision Manager Advanced

I blogged a little about the tech preview of IBM’s Operational Decision Manager – Advanced product when I was at IMPACT and I recently got a full briefing on the new ODM Advanced release.ODM Advanced has been under development for about 2 years with...

Posted October 23, 2014    

First Look: FICO Analytic Modeler Suite

FICO Analytic Modeler is FICO’s in-browser analytic tool suite – the evolution of the Model Builder product line post the InfoCentricity acquisition. These offerings are part of the FICO Analytic Cloud, a cloud-based environment for building and...

Posted October 16, 2014    

The Role of Standards in Predictive Analytics: A Series

I am working on a paper, for publication in early 2014, on the role of standards such as R, Hadoop and PMML in the mainstreaming of predictive analytics.  As I do so I will be publishing a few blog posts. I thought I would start with a quick...

Posted December 19, 2013    

Build Your Decision Capability with Decision Management

The old wayFew organizations treat their decisions as first class objects. Business analysts don’t write requirements for them while enterprise architects don’t include them in their patterns. Organizations may invest heavily in technology to...

Posted November 16, 2013    

First Look: Provenir Big Data Listening and Engagement Platform

I recently got an introduction to the Provenir Big Data Listening and Engagement platform. Provenir is a cloud-based platform that serves as an omni-channel engagement hub, allowing brands to proactively listen for real-time events and comments...

Posted November 8, 2013    

Analytics for Decision Management

Neil focused his session on Analytics. Analytics, he says, has roared to the front office in recent years (driven in part by the explosion of data and data management technology). Big, as in Big Data, is relative. The rate of increase has not...

Posted November 5, 2013    

More Results from Our Predictive Analytics in the Cloud Survey

A couple of weeks ago I posted a sneak peek of some of the results from our survey on Predictive Analytics in the Cloud. With a week to go until the results webinar over on Information Management I thought I would post a few more. If you...

Posted October 18, 2013    

Predictive Analytics in Software: Automation That Scales

For a software company it is also important that this automation scales appropriately. In particular any automated analytic model development tool you use should provide flexibility in deployment to match your own, manage any variability between...

Posted September 18, 2013    

Predictive Analytics in Software: Focusing on Automation

Once you have identified decisions that could usefully be improved by predictive analytics you must develop predictive analytic models for each decision. Each decision is going to require a different predictive analytic model, perhaps several. Some...

Posted September 11, 2013    

Big Data and In-Database Analytics in the New Platform Technologies Report

Since 2012 we have published a comprehensive report on the software technologies and products available to build Decision Management Systems – the Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report. Tested and established in many industries,...

Posted September 7, 2013    

Embedding Predictive Analytics in Your Software Product

Everyone knows that enterprise software is an intensely competitive business. Today “Big Data” and “Analytics” are two of the hottest topics in organizations of any size and  as companies race to invest in this new space, product managers...

Posted August 31, 2013    

First Look: Datameer

As part of an ongoing expansion of our ecosystem mapping to include more Hadoop-based products I recently got an update from Datameer. Datameer was founded back in 2009 by Stefan Groschupf, who was one of the original contributors to Nutch, the open...

Posted August 26, 2013    

 

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