Category Archives: Rule Engines and BRMS

RETE Goes GNU

According to James Owen, “Dr. Charles L. Forgy, the original inventor of Rete algorithm has released his invention into the wild.  Not just the original Rete but Rete-NT, the latest and greatest!  Yes, you read that right!  Rete-NT is now … Continue reading

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Classification Schemes for BRMSs

“Business Rules Management Systems (BRMSs), business rules engines, knowledge management systems, expert systems, predictive analytics systems, and decision management systems are only a few of the terms which are currently used to refer to software packages used to specify, execute … Continue reading

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Built for Change: Interview with Alan Trefler

Pegasystems has experienced tremendous success in recent years. The stock is up more than 100 percent in the past year, and it is tempting to think of the company as a start-up, perhaps run by a 20-something entrepreneur in the Bay … Continue reading

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Smart contracts need business rules to be really smart

Blockchain technology is on its way to change the game in a lot of industries by providing the platform of trust to transact value in a business network. Smart Contract is a key mechanism of the platform. The new article by … Continue reading

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IBM Launches Decision Composer on Bluemix

Read this announcement of March 29, 2017: “IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new, experimental capability on Bluemix, IBM’s Cloud platform, which gives developers of varying skill sets the ability to create apps that can instantly personalize a user’s experience – without the need … Continue reading

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Drools Now Implements DMN

Following the announcement from last year, the popular open source Drools rules engine added full run-time support for DMN at compliance level 3 into its upcoming version 7.0. As of January/2017, the implementation is feature complete and the team is … Continue reading

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DMN Interchange Software

As a community, we would like to maintain different software pieces that can be shared and reused by vendors and practitioners to promote Decision Management in general and the DMN standard in particular. So, we added a special section “Community Software” to … Continue reading

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