James Taylor is the CEO of Decision Management Solutions. He is the leading expert in how to use decision modeling, business rules, and analytics technology to build decision management systems. James is passionate about helping companies improve decision making and develop agile, analytic, and adaptive businesses. He provides strategic consulting to companies of all sizes, working with clients in all sectors to adopt decision-making technology. James has spent the last 20 years developing approaches, tools, and platforms that others can use to build more effective information systems.
He has led decision management efforts for leading companies in insurance, banking, health management, and telecommunications. James has written multiple books on decision modeling and decision management as well as many articles and papers. In addition to strategy and implementation consulting, James delivers webinars, workshops, and training. He is a regular keynote speaker at conferences, a faculty member of the International Institute for Analytics, and the author of a popular blog on decision management (JT on EDM).
James was previously a vice president at FICO where he developed and refined the concept of decision management. The best-known proponent of the approach, James helped create the emerging decision management market and is a passionate advocate of decision management. He understands how companies buy and use these technologies, and he has helped companies successfully adopt these technologies and apply them in the context of business process management and BI initiatives.