Business Rules Applied: Building Better Systems Using the Business Rules Approach

Business Rules Applied: Building Better Systems Using the Business Rules Approach

by Barbara von Halle
     
 

A step-by-step tutorial on how to execute the business rules approach-from planning through implementation

The business rules approach to application development represents a major evolution in software engineering and promises to be the most practical and desirable way to build systems. As a result, developers are in need of a how-to guide for implementing

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A step-by-step tutorial on how to execute the business rules approach-from planning through implementation

The business rules approach to application development represents a major evolution in software engineering and promises to be the most practical and desirable way to build systems. As a result, developers are in need of a how-to guide for implementing business rules in practice. Barbara von Halle fills this niche in the literature by providing a pragmatic introduction to the techniques and guidelines necessary for assembling systems using a business rules approach. Building on familiar methodologies such as structured systems analysis, information engineering, and object orientation, you will be able to easily add a business rules approach to existing practices.

Offering you the steps and techniques to fit your specific needs, this innovative book discusses:
* Business rule basics, concepts, and methodologies
* Getting started on and planning a business rule project
* Initial requirements, rules, and data
* Analyzing data, rules, and processes to guarantee that they are all of high quality
* Implementing business rules systems using commercial-service-oriented and data-change-oriented rules products
* Introducing a Rule Track into a systems development methodology

The companion Web site at

www.wiley.com/compbooks/vonhalle/ includes:
* White papers on related topics
* Case study descriptions and vendor solutions
* Updates on business rule concepts and tools
* Links to other resources

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"From a best selling author and expert-a soon-to-be classic on application development, representing a significant change of focus in software engineering, the business rule approach to application development benefits all decision makers." (Compbookreview.com, 11/01)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471412939
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/17/2001
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.23(d)

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