THE FOLLOWING SESSION IS FROM THE
Business Process Forum

Thursday | 11:00am - 12:00pm | BPM as an Analysis Methodology Track
Room: Maple



Collaborative Exchange

Collaborate on Getting Rules in (or out of) Your Process Models

SPEAKER(s):

Speaker Photo: Colleen McClintock

Colleen McClintock

Vice-President of Products, Sparkling Logic, Inc.

Speaker Photo: Linda Nieporent

Linda Nieporent

WebSphere ILOG BRMS Product Manager, IBM

MAIN FOCUS OF PRESENTATION:

FAMILIARITY WITH SUBJECT:

    ABOUT THIS SESSION:

    Business process modeling and business rules management are complementary  practices with complementary technologies.  While business processes define the set of activities that need to be performed to accomplish a business function, business rules define the specifics of making a business decision in the context of a process.    What is the relationship between business process and rules?  How do you capture and document rules within your process model?  How does business rules technology differ from business process technology?

    In this collaborative discussion we will discuss how you get started on identifying, capturing, and automating business rules.  The objective of the session is to share and hear ideas from others about how to get started with business rule technology.   We will document the discussion from this session and share the notes with all interested participants.


    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.


    Linda Nieporent is a Product Manager for IBM's WebSphere ILOG Business Rules. She has worked on the ILOG product management team for the past 4 years. Previously, she did consulting and training on business rules and data modeling.


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