Data Analytics Fuels Innovation With Better Ideas Faster

“How do you know?” is one of my favorite questions and a key reason for being such a fan of data analytics.  You can...

Haiti disaster, charity, and false-positives in fraud detection

I was listening to a BBC radio article last weekend about how some attempts to donate by debit or credit card to charity sites...

Odd quotes: “TIBCO doesn’t have a rule engine”

... which came from a prospective customer who had based their research on top analyst Woodman's famous Ripple report on Business Rule Engines. Which...

Event-driven / event-handling rule engine performance…

An interesting fact was divulged at a recent meeting of TIBCO BusinessEvents specialists: a large financial institution had evaluated TIBCO BusinessEvents against one of...

RuleML 2008: PRR and rules vs decisions

One of the nice things about Business Rules Forum is that the Rule Markup Conference (RuleML08) is co-located with it. So some of us...

Business Rules Forum 2008: The BRE Vendor Panel

One of the reasons to attend conferences is for the entertainment laid on by organisers, such as the verbal boxing matches in vendor panels....

Business Rules Forum 2008: Agile, Optimization

So here we are at BRForum08, which kicked off with some tutorials. We missed Sunday's worthy sessions, including Ron Ross' overview, Neil Raden and...

High-performance event-driven executable UML?

Next week sees another OMG Technical Meeting, co-hosted with the SOA Consortium. OMG is mostly known for its UML modeling language, and one...