All posts by Alan Fish
Dr. Alan Fish is principal consultant in Decision Solutions with FICO, working in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He performs the roles of Business Analyst and Rules Analyst on significant projects, especially using Blaze Advisor: consulting with the client to help redesign business processes for efficient use of decision services, then modeling the decision-making to be carried out by those services, and managing the rules discovery and development process. He is accustomed to consulting at a high level (board members and senior SMEs) and bearing responsibility for functional requirements delivery on large and complex projects. Alan is an authority in the techniques and practice of decision modeling. His innovations in this field include new methodologies for decision service analysis, design and development, in particular the technique of “Decision Requirements Analysis” (DRA), which is now part of FICO’s standard methodology. This work won him FICO Technology awards in 2008 and 2009. He is the author of “Knowledge Automation: How to implement decision management in business processes”, published by Wiley in 2012, and a co-author of the specification for the standard DMN (Decision Model and Notation), published by OMG in 2013. He holds a BSc in Psychology and a PhD in Neural Networks, both from the University of Manchester.