James Taylor

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James Taylor is the CEO of Decision Management Solutions. James is the leading expert in Decision Management Systems — systems that are active participants in improving business results. Decision Management Systems applies business rules, predictive analytics and optimization technologies to address the toughest issues facing businesses today, changing the way organizations are doing business. James is passionate helping companies develop agile, analytic and adaptive processes and systems. James has over 20 years developing software and solutions for clients and has led Decision Management efforts for leading companies in insurance, banking, health management and telecommunications.

In addition to strategy and implementation consulting, James is an experienced and highly rated keynote speaker at conferences in the U.S. and around the world. James also regularly runs webinars for clients, and as educational outreach for Decision Management Solutions. James has just completed “Real World Decision Modeling with DMN” with Jan Purchase (Meghan Kiffer, 2016). He previously wrote “Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Business Rules and Predictive Analytics” (IBM Press 2012), “The Microguide to Process and Decision Modeling” with Tom Debevoise, and “Smart (Enough) Systems” (Prentice Hall, 2007) with Neil Raden. He has contributed chapters to several books on business rules and business analytics.

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