Tuesday | 10:25am - 11:25am | Organizing & Deploying Business Rules Track
Room: Regency 2



Presentation

Best Practices in Rule Discovery and Analysis

SPEAKER(s):

Speaker Photo: Colleen McClintock

Colleen McClintock

Vice-President of Products, Sparkling Logic, Inc.

Archana Bakshi

Application Manager, TIAA-CREF

MAIN FOCUS OF PRESENTATION:

FAMILIARITY WITH SUBJECT:

    ABOUT THIS SESSION:

    Rule discovery and analysis are the most important and least understood of the phases in the development of a business rule application or service.   Join us to hear an overview of the rule discovery and analysis phases of a project, based on IBM's Agile Business Rule Development (ABRD) methodology, and learn about the experiences, challenges and best practices evolved based on TIAA-CREF's business rule projects.  

    In this session you will learn:

    • How ABRD differs from other methodologies and why an agile approach is well-suited for business rule applications
    • Why rule discovery and analysis are critical to the success of your project
    • How you can get started with rule discovery
    • What activities are performed and what artifacts are created during rule discovery and analysis
    • How to capture and document business rules and business vocabulary
    • Best practices  based on TIAA-CREF’s business rule projects


    ABOUT THE SPEAKER(s):

    Colleen McClintock is Vice-President of Products at Sparkling Logic. She has worked in the BRMS/Decision Management space since the early 90’s. Colleen led ILOG’s (acquired by (IBM) Product Marketing and Management team, evolving JRules to the market-leading BRMS. At IBM Colleen continued to work in Decision Management and BPM Product Management, focusing on business analyst and business user empowerment and leading a project with IBM Research on next-generation decision management technologies.




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