Decisions Blog

The recordings of the free online training event are now available at decisions.com/events.  The training took place across four days, so you’ll find four two to three hour videos that you can reference on demand. This training event encompasses our standard business analyst curriculum. Reviewing each of the major designers in Decisions while building an […]  

Over the coming weeks as we prepare for Decisions 4.0 to graduate from beta we’ll be sharing a few feature previews. This preview will focus on the new features in the workflow designer. Enjoy!   Streamlined Flow (and form/rule/report) Creation Process   New Designer Look   The flow designer and related dialogs have been redesigned […]  

Join us for a free online training event!  When: November 14th-18th, 2016 Where: Online via GoToWebinar Who: Anybody who wants to participate in our general business analyst curriculum focusing on each of the primary designers in Decisions (Flows, Rules, Forms, Dashboards).  We’ll be breaking it up into a few hours each day that week (1:00 […]  

I’ve had several conversations in the last 30 days with both direct customers and OEM partners interested in using Decisions to add an “Automation Layer” to a database that they maintain.  The objectives for this Automation Layer are straightforward:  State Management  Escalations Automated Tasking Most of the conversations start with an explanation of how manual […]  

I don’t think we’ve ever had a more highly anticipate release than Decisions 4.0. You’ll be seeing a lot of the feature-oriented improvement announcements in the coming months, but I want to stress what I think may be the biggest game changer for both new and long-time customers. The Decisions App Store. Now, “App Store” […]  

We’ve had a great response to our recent series of Decisions Seminars! If you haven’t heard of them yet, then I highly recommend checking out decisions.com/events to sign up and join the over 100 other customers and soon-to-be customers that join us each month. Our most recent seminar focused on building an app from scratch […]  

In the middle of another great face to face training event in Norfolk! It always impresses me how diverse our customer base is. At this event we have some of the largest companies in the world, and some smaller groups. We have folks from financial services, oil and gas, healthcare, software, and many others!  For […]  

On a recent flight to see a client in Chicago I was able to watch a documentary I’ve been saving for a while. “Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary” takes a look at the recent growth as well history of LEGO. (For Amazon Prime subscribers you can watch this for free, and unlike Netflix, you […]  

A fun use case that has been coming up more regularly lately is the idea of Decisions monitoring some database, file storage, or other application for a change or trigger that would automatically generate a document and then post it to a certain location or email it to a few parties.  What a great use […]  

A common topic of conversation in a number of our efforts recently has been how rules can be used to support unpredictable business processes. While many business processes can be supported by a concrete series of steps, reality dictates that there are special cases where for one reason or another, the person tasked with the […]