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SAP Simplifies Enterprise Decision Management With Its New Service

Written by  Sudheer Raju | 28 August 2012
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SAP Decision Making ServiceDecision making has never been easy within an enterprise and particularly becomes critical when there are so many software turning up to assist in data mining in volumes to arrive at various improvements tied up to business process. Helping organizations to quickly react to changing business and regulatory requirements and adapt processes in enterprise applications, SAP this week has announced SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management.

The software aims to allow organizations to move decision logic that determines the process behavior in enterprise applications into a central location. From there, SAP intends to enable business owners and IT experts to easily and instantaneously set up and change decision logic. The approach is planned to provide a cost-effective and simplified alternative to extensive application customizing, custom coding and application embedded business rules.

What is different this time with SAP is that it not only has the software for decision management but is also offering its expertise as professional services to identify high ROI opportunities partnering with firms such as Decision Management Solutions.

This being a single repository for decision logic, it enables to evolve the decision making process on a continuous basis optimizing the services and make them available without much downtime to enterprise applications. What used to be holy grail of IT experts to update the decision logic in any enterprise application, SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management empowers domain experts to define and change decision logic without any IT staff involvement. To avoid time-consuming, error-prone duplication, it is planned that decision services being used by multiple connected enterprise applications will only need to be created once.

"The ability to react and adapt to new business requirements is more important now than ever," said Sethu M, deputy chief technology officer, SAP AG. "SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management intends to give organizations the ability to continuously and quickly optimize their business processes by empowering business experts to implement and change automated operational decisions in enterprise applications."

SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management is currently available via the SAP Ramp-Up program. For more information on the consulting service offered by Decision Management Solutions, visit

Sudheer Raju

Sudheer Raju

Founder of ToolsJournal, a technology journal on software tools and services. Sudheer has overall accountability for the webiste product development and is responsible for Sales and Marketing. With a flair to write, Sudheer himself writes for toolsjournal across all journal categories.

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