Business Rules Solutions: What Happens When Behavioral Business Rules and Decision Logic Collide?

Ron cites several instances in which behavioral business rules and decision logic rules do indeed cross paths. What happens when they do? Which rules ‘win’? Having problems handling exceptions in your decision logic? Read Ron’s Column for some clarification.

Business Rule Solutions: Five Reasons to Model your Company’s Value Chain

Ron Ross poses the question, "Why does the Business Agility Manifesto consider value chains so important?" In this Column, Ron describes how taking a macro view of the company can help to create a plan that will assist in eliminating the problem of organizational silos and non-integrated applications and channels.

Three Major Myths of the Business Decision Space – And Why They Matter to Business Process Professionals

In this Column, Ron Ross dispels three major myths of the business decision space that he considers quite harmful. They are 1) All business rules lead to a business decision, 2) A violation of a behavioral rule corresponds to a business decision, and 3) The business rule space and decision space are the same. Read Ron’s clear explanation of why these myths are false.

Business Rules: Are System Requirements Business Rules?

Business Rules: Are System Requirements Business Rules? Stan Hendryx Stan Hendryx reports on the latest success of the OMG’s ongoing effort to standardize the use of business rules and then considers how it has led to other questions about the nature of business rules and business models.

Business Rules: What Kinds of Business Rules Are There?

Business Rules: What Kinds of Business Rules Are There? This month Stan Hendrix discusses possible answers to a question about the nature of business rules, drawing heavily on the recent work that rules experts have done to prepare a proposal for the OMG’s Semantics of Business Vocabulary and Business Rules (SBVR) metamodel.

Business Rules: Work Continues on OMG Business Rules Proposal

Business Rules: Work Continues on OMG Business Rules Proposal Stan Hendryx Stan Hendryx describes the latest developments in the OMG’s effort to define a formal standard for business rules.

Business Rules: A User’s Perspective of the OMG Business Rules Proposal

Business Rules: A User’s Perspective of the OMG Business Rules Proposal Stan Hendryx The OMG met in Burlingame, CA in February and considered the developing Business Rules Metamodel. Stan Hendryx is co-chair of the task force and reflects, here, on the latest proposal for an OMG business rules standard.

Business Rules: OMG Business Rules Proposal Nears Conclusion

Business Rules: OMG Business Rules Proposal Nears Conclusion Stan Hendryx This month, Stan Hendryx reports on how the OMG’s task force that is working on a business rules metamodel has moved into the final phase.

Business Rules: Report from Montreal

Business Rules: Report from Montreal Stan Hendryx The OMG’s Technical Committee met in Montreal in August. In this column, Stan Hendryx reports on the progress that the OMG has made in defining some standards for business rules.

Business Rules: New Business Rules Initiatives from the OMG

Business Rules: New Business Rules Initiatives from the OMG Stan Hendryx Stan Hendryx provides an update on the OMG’s efforts to standardize the ways companies define and use business rules.

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