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Decision Management Solutions Named 2017 Hot Vendor for Digital Business Platforms

Silicon Valley research firm cites Decision Management Solutions as a visual and business-friendly extension to digital business platforms

Palo Alto, CA – June 22, 2017

Leading Decision Management consulting and decision modeling software provider, Decision Management Solutions, today announced that the company has been named a 2017 Hot Vendor in Digital Business Platforms by Aragon Research, a technology-focused research and advisory firm committed to providing thought leading strategic research and trusted advisory services. Each year, Aragon Research selects Hot Vendors across multiple markets that are doing something truly new or different. They may have new technology that expands capabilities, a new strategy that opens up markets, or just a new way of doing business that makes them worth evaluating.

“We are honored to be selected by Aragon as a 2017 Hot Vendor for Digital Business Platforms. This validates our vision of a federated digital decisioning platform as an essential ingredient in a company’s digital business strategy,” said James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions. “We are seeing great results as our clients use decision models and our Decisions First approach to orchestrate advanced analytics, automated business rules and human capital to drive better business outcomes.”

“Digital Business Platforms combine five major technical tributaries to create a cornerstone technology base that supports the changing nature of business, as well as the work that supports digital,” says Jim Sinur, Vice President of Research and Aragon Fellow. “Enterprises that are looking to manage a complex or rapidly changing set of rules that empower outcomes would benefit from decision management as offered by Decision Management Solutions, especially when combined with predictive or real-time analytics.”

Decision Management Solutions is in good company. Previous Aragon Hot Vendors include companies such as Box, DocuSign, LogMeIn, Zenefits, Sonic Foundry, and Personify that have gone on to disrupt numerous major markets.

Per the Aragon Research report, what makes Decision Management Solutions unique is that business people can represent their decisions in a friendly, visual and industry-standard model while managing the logic and analytics for these decisions across many implementation platforms. Decision Management Solutions works with clients to create virtual decision hubs that map the complexities of enterprise decision-making to the underlying technologies that deliver the decision logic, business rules, advanced analytics and ai needed to operationalize this decision-making across channels.

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Decision Management Solutions has helped organizations in Banking, Insurance, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Telecommunications adopt digital business platform technology such as decision modeling, Business Rules Management Systems (BRMS) and predictive analytics. Our approach to decision modeling has been a core element of many successful implementations and Decision Management Solutions is one of the submitters for the Object Management Group’s Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard.

Decision Management Solutions’ collaborative decision modeling platform, DecisionsFirst Modeler, has been used on projects since 2011 was one of the first decision modeling platforms to support the new DMN standard. DecisionsFirst Modeler is in use by leading organizations across a wide range of digital business problems. Customers use DecisionsFirst Modeler to structure and manage business rules implementations, frame requirements for predictive analytics, design decision support dashboards and improve manual decision-making.

About Decision Management Solutions

Decision Management Solutions specializes in helping organizations build decision-centric, action-oriented systems and processes using a unique decisions-first approach that combines business rules and advanced analytic technologies. Decision modeling is the cornerstone for developing requirements for these next generation systems and processes. Our complete set of training, consulting and decision modeling software helps companies design and adopt effective decisioning strategies to support their emerging digital business. Decision Management Solutions’ customers adopt best of breed technologies, augmenting these solutions with a standards-based approach to managing critical operational decisions.

About Aragon Research

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