Category Archives: Rule Engines and BRMS

Lifetime Achievement Award in Decision Management goes to Dr. Charles Forgy

The first Lifetime Achievement Award in Decision Management goes to Dr. Charles Forgy, the father of rule engines! It was just announced at DecisionCAMP-2018 – see the presentation. Congratulations and a big THANK YOU to Dr. Forgy from all members of … Continue reading

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Rules Engines are not a silver bullet for underwriting….

This is the name of just published Gail Jones’s article. “Rules engine are often seen as a silver bullet solution for Underwriting. They promise fast and consistent decisions at point of sale with increased efficiency and consistency. Coupled with the … Continue reading

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Does Real-World Decision Management Need Inference?

A set of recent articles by Paul Haley again brings attention to this important question. Paul insists that “It’s time to trade rule technology dating back to the 80’s for state of the art AI” and points that “BRMS are incapable … Continue reading

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It’s time to trade rule technology for state of the art AI?

Five years ago Paul Haley expressed his frustrations with production rule technology (to which he was one of the major contributors) because of its inability to perform deduction. He wrote that rule vendors should stop “dressing up a procedural  language!” … Continue reading

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Business Rules Excellence Awards

Do you have an interesting Business Rules Use Case?  Submit it for the opportunity to win a highly prestigious award and publication in the next book on BR to be published within 12 months following the Awards Ceremony at BBC-2018. The Business Rules Excellence … Continue reading

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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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