7 Hints You May Need to Use Operational Decision Management Software
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As most of you know who frequent this blog, operational decision management (ODM) is a business and technology approach for driving better real-time decisions. It does this by automating and managing repeatable business decisions that are subject to frequent change. While not every repeatable decision can be made in real time, organizations make hundreds, even millions, of run-the-business (operational) decisions daily that can be automated; and not only automated, but optimized for the specific context in which they are being made.
That’s all well and fine, but when should you really consider using ODM software to improve your business? Before we even get to the seven hints, your business needs to have these two characteristics to be suitable for an ODM solution:
Any level of decision automation needs to support variation and frequency of change or the automated decision will become static and useless over time.
And, finally, here are seven hints that you may need ODM software.
For some advice on how to get started with ODM, you can refer to this earlier post: Practical Tips: Getting Started with Decision Automation.