Decisions Blog

James Davidson
James Davidson
Given the flexible nature of Decisions, our customers have used our platform for a whole range of different use cases across many different industries.  One area that is growing in use, is Supply Chain Management.  Whether managing inventory, coordinating purchases, controlling master data, or optimizing logistics, Decisions has tools available to squeeze value out of […]  Read More
One of the most common topics that our customers ask about, is the ability to manage different versions of projects in Decisions.  Whether you’re looking to manage different versions of rules, workflows or entire projects, there are several options for doing this in Decisions. History, Documentation & Checkpoints Perhaps the easiest way to manage versions […]  Read More
Choosing a software vendor can be a stressful task as you want to make sure whichever supplier you pick can truly deliver the value that you’re looking for.  At Decisions there is nothing more important to us than customer satisfaction and we want to ensure you receive the value that you expect, before you ever […]  Read More
Automating processes in an unpredictable world can be difficult at best.  Similar to planning for the approach of a deadly storm, we try to make decisions that will put us in the best possible position no matter the outcome.  With Hurricane Florence headed for the coast of Virginia and our head office located squarely in […]  Read More
Why Business Metrics? William Edwards Deming was a pioneer in Engineering, Statistics, and Process Optimization.  He was instrumental in the spectacular rise of Japanese Industry after World War II (among many other achievements).  One of the key factors in Mr. Deming’s success was his appreciation and passion for good business metrics. Deming stressed that business […]  Read More
One of the most important topics when it comes to automating your processes is Master Data. Master Data is an often-forgotten key element of process optimization. As your company grows, complexity increases and the need for automation becomes increasingly important. The degree to which data heavy processes can be automated is often dependent on the […]  Read More
There is an old saying in business, “what got us here, won’t get us there”.  At some point in the lifetime of your business you will undoubtedly outgrow the processes and the systems that helped you grow to that point and to achieve the next milestone you will need to upgrade your systems and processes. […]  Read More
When it comes to leveraging software to gain a competitive advantage for your organization, one of the most important decisions is whether to “Make” or to “Buy” that software. There are advantages and disadvantages to both. Buying software off the shelf can often be a less expensive, quick and dirty solution, however it might not […]  Read More