Category Archives: Rule Engines and BRMS

Moving Drools toward a polyglot world

Mario Fusco, the project lead of highly popular Red Hat open source BRMS Drools, describes “how they are changing Drools to make it part of the cloud and serverless revolution”. “Our main goal was to make the core of the … Continue reading

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Roadblocks to Rules Engines

Carol-Ann Berlioz from Sparling Logic lists several roadblocks to decision management systems or rules engines as they are still often called. And she also lists great benefits of using them: Link

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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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