Decisions Blog
Becky Simanowski
Becky Simanowski
Becky Simanowski is the Digital Marketing Manager at Decisions and manages all digital marketing programs including SEO, SEM, Email, Social Media, and Conversion Rate Optimization.
As the world adapts to the new reality of Covid-19, businesses are being forced to adapt or die. Managing and automating decision making with a rules engine can improve business agility and resilience. Business rules live throughout your organization and dictate how it runs. These protocols also represent the retained knowledge that informs the decisions […]  Read More
The importance of business rules and decision making in the age of automation As the world produces more and more data, organizations are connecting disparate systems to leverage this data to create competitive advantages. With data and systems better integrated, more processes can be automated leading to nimbler more effective decision making. Business rules and […]  Read More
New Ocean improves health outcomes and lowers costs across organizations by addressing both chronic conditions and lifestyle management. New Ocean uses embedded digital coaching, behavioral science and predictive analytics to help people achieve their health goals and position organizations to benefit from the growing digital healthcare landscape. Business Challenge New Ocean’s primary customers are Health […]  Read More
If businesses decide to build their own software, it’s usually because they want that software to be perfect and customized to their specific needs. Additionally, those businesses want to develop software with the fewest barriers possible. Eliminating these barriers is easier said than done. Low-code was developed to streamline development and facilitate collaboration between programmers […]  Read More
No-code development isn’t just a tool to help build specialized or niche tools for your business. As the benefits of no-code become more familiar to business leaders across every industry, the role of this script-free development approach is expanding to include mission-critical applications. These mission-critical applications represent the core technologies your business uses to execute […]  Read More
The concept of using rules to control business activities has its roots in technological advancements going back to the 1980s. Over the course of their history, business rules have always been constrained by the capabilities of solutions used to perform data modeling and manage the complexity of these sets of rules. Today’s business rules engines […]  Read More
When faced with a marketplace that is full of uncertainty and constant evolution, businesses need to have the tools and solutions readily available to them to both solve day-to-day problems and streamline the functions that make their organizations tick. One of the best and most efficient methods to accomplish these complex tasks is to use […]  Read More
As a subset of overall business process management (BPM), business process automation (BPA) allows you to cut out manual labor and replace it with fast, efficient processes that preserve and enhance quality while also providing more responsive, scalable services. Automation improves your integrations between different software and business processes. It can also improve communication around […]  Read More
Home Care Pulse is the home care industry’s leading firm in satisfaction research and quality assurance, serving hundreds of home care businesses across North America. Home care agencies use Home Care Pulse as a resource to help get information on the industry as a whole such as benchmarking studies, satisfaction research, and training resources. Home […]  Read More
Maybe your business already utilizes workflow automation and you have an inkling that you might not be getting the most bang for your buck. Or maybe your organization is just beginning to research how such a tool can enhance its operations. Whatever the case may be, it is important to realize that not every solution […]  Read More
If you are responsible for keeping your organization humming, you have probably spent more time than you care to admit thinking about workflow management. Are our workflows enabling our operations as efficiently as they could? Do our business rules still match our operational realities? Is there a better way to perform this function? The questions […]  Read More
As businesses embrace the use of data-driven processes to transform virtually every aspect of their operations, the integrity of that data and the data management infrastructure have come under closer scrutiny. Data is more abundant for businesses than ever before, but organizations are facing greater limitations in regard to data quality. According to Gartner, the […]  Read More
Whether you already have a business rules engine in use in your organization or you are just beginning to understand the value that it can add to your operations, it is important to remember what sets some business process management software solutions apart from others. Sure, there are a lot of different types of solutions […]  Read More
If your business doesn’t already use workflow automation software to manage various projects and tasks taking place across the organization, it is easy to see the day-to-day benefit of adding this solution to your technology infrastructure. But a little added convenience isn’t enough to sell decision makers on the cost of adding a new piece […]  Read More
Business process management (BPM) has always been fenced in by the limitations of the latest technology. Even as new technologies such as automation and low-code development created new efficiencies and capabilities for organizations, the overall agility and flexibility that companies could achieve was fixed. But those technologies have made great strides in recent years, and […]  Read More
Legacy banking and lending technologies continue to plague the bottom lines of financial institutions resisting digital transformation. In many cases, inefficient or limited financial technology is placing a cap on the loan volumes lenders are able to handle, while also creating additional operational costs that could be easily addressed through modern solutions. Research suggests that […]  Read More