James is the CEO and Principal Consultant of Decision Management Solutions. James is the leading expert in decision management and decisioning technologies. James is passionate about using decisioning technologies like business rules and predictive analytics to help companies improve decision making and develop smarter and more agile processes and systems. James is also one of the leading experts in decision modeling and is a contributor to v3 of the BABOK® Guide on decision modeling as well as a member of the submission team for the new Decision Model Notation (DMN) standard.
James has over 20 years developing software and solutions for clients and has led Decision Management and decision modeling efforts for leading companies in insurance, banking, health management, manufacturing, travel and telecommunications. James also delivers webinars, workshops and training. He is a regular keynote speaker at conferences around the world and an active blogger and author.
James is the author of "Decision Management Systems: A practical guide to using business rules and predictive analytics" (2011), the co-author of "The MicroGuide to Process and Decision Modeling in BPMN/DMN: Building More Effective Processes by Integrating Process Modeling with Decision Modeling" (2014) with Tom Debevoise and lead author of "Smart (Enough) Systems: How to Deliver Competitive Advantage by Automating Hidden Decisions" (2007) with Neil Raden. He and has contributed chapters on Decision Management to multiple books as well as many articles to magazines.