Decisions Blog

When you think of workflow software, it is easy to think of the movement of process automation. After all, flow implies constant motion, and you use the software to move through the steps of a given process. However, there is an often-overlooked element of process automation using workflow software: The process has to start with […]  Read More
Truth tables date back as far as 1902 to logician Charles Sanders Peirce, who used them as a method to display algebraic logic. Truth tables have evolved over the years. As more people rely on them to represent logical outcomes, they have become more useful in other fields, and are now instrumental in business process […]  Read More
You may not have caught this story, but last week Boeing launched the new Starliner spacecraft, which is designed to be the next generation launch vehicle. The Starliner capsule did not make it to the International Space Station (ISS), it’s intended destination. It was able to land successfully back on earth yet there were a […]  Read More
  There was an interesting article in New Scientist last month that highlights new regulations in the UK related to AI/Machine Learning decision transparency. Organizations there could face multi-million pound fines if they cannot adequately explain why decisions are made from these models. There are similar regulations in the EU. This points to a problem […]  Read More
Lenders are well-acquainted with loan origination systems, for better or for worse. This fintech solution is widely used to support traditional loan origination processes, providing a reliable structure for managing workflows and data, and enforcing rules that govern loan approvals. But this structure can also be a weakness of LOS technology—especially for nontraditional lenders seeking […]  Read More
You’ve heard about no-code software for various business solutions, but do you understand how this software works and how it can improve your daily business operations? Business professionals rely on a number of software solutions to perform day-to-day tasks. However, they’re often left out of the development process entirely, and instead rely on intuitive developers […]  Read More
Businesses turn to workflow software solutions in order to remove manual tasks from their processes. As with any software, not all company workflow solutions live up to users’ expectations. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to tell if the workflow software they implemented is making the impact they had hoped for. However, if you know what […]  Read More
Life in the insurance industry is full of decisions based on rules. Does a potential customer meet the basic qualifications? How does a rate change based on the answers provided on a form? What is the maximum value of a policy? What is the agent’s commission for an individual customer? These decisions, whether they be […]  Read More
Across all of the different technologies used to run your business, there’s a lot of data to organize and manage. Master data management is a method for not only organizing and storing data but also making sure it is consistent and uniform across different software platforms and storage locations. A master data record plays a […]  Read More
Yes, it would be ideal if all development projects were greenfield in nature where we were starting with a clean slate and could design and build using the latest tools and methods. Unfortunately, that’s not the world we live in. More than likely, you are currently working on a brownfield application. What’s a brownfield application? […]  Read More
Truth tables are used to provide a visual organization of information when looking into all of the possible outcomes and scenarios from the provided premises. Though most common in mathematics, truth tables have also been used in computer science, electrical engineering, and even philosophy. Given the wide range of uses for truth tables, it should […]  Read More
Ever since Sir Richard Arkwright developed a water powered spinning mill for cotton in 1771, the manufacturing industry has embraced automation as a way to reduce time and costs when it comes to repetitive tasks. So it should be no surprise that the manufacturing companies vertical would turn to workflow automation for many of its […]  Read More
In its simplest terms, a product’s user interface (UI) is what enables the end user to easily interact with the back-end processes of the application. A good UI provides visual cues and a reliable information architecture so that users are able to easily navigate and find the information they need. Sometimes, however, a simple UI […]  Read More
As enterprise data becomes more expansive, it also becomes more convoluted. Poor management of high-volume data can quickly create chaos for an organization’s system of records, thus compromising data integrity. But data mapping tools can help organizations avoid this nightmare scenario by maintaining clean records and ensuring that duplicate data is identified and eliminated. When […]  Read More
Software as a service (SaaS) comes in many different forms and applications, but the overarching value of SaaS is in its ability to deliver powerful services to businesses at a fraction of the cost of proprietary alternatives. Our latest webinar about multi-tenancy demonstrates how businesses of any size can use a SaaS multi-tenant environment to […]  Read More
Originally, Decisions was designed as a rule and workflow engine that could be embedded into other applications and solutions. As demand for the product grew, Decisions began selling directly to customers who wanted to manage their own business processes without code. At the same time, resellers and other software providers began using the software in […]  Read More