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James Taylor

James Taylor
CEO / Principal Consultant, Decision Management Solutions


James Taylor is the CEO of Decision Management Solutions. James is the leading expert in Decision Management and technologies for Decision Management Systems – business rules, predictive analytics and data mining. James is passionate helping companies improve decision making and develop smarter and more agile 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 keynote and speaker at conferences such as the IBM’s CIO Leadership Exchange, CIO Network’s Leadership Forum, BI 2010, Business Rules Forum, Predictive Analytics World and IBM’s Business Analytics Forum. James also regularly runs webinars for clients, and as educational outreach for Decision Management Solutions.

James’ most recent book is “Decision Management Systems: A practical guide to business rules and predictive analytics” (IBM Press, 2012). He wrote “Smart (Enough) Systems” (Prentice Hall, 2007) with Neil Raden, and has contributed chapters to several books on business rules and business intelligence. James is a faculty member of the International Institute for Analytics.

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