Thursday, November 1, 2012
| 2:30pm - 3:30pm | Track
Eight Steps to Crafting a Business Rule
Senior Consultant, Business Rule Solutions, LLC
ABOUT THIS SESSION:
Writing a business rule is more art than science. So where do you start? This presentation provides a six-step guide to help you craft consistent, high-quality business rules, whether from unstructured verbiage gathered in a facilitated session, or from cryptic paragraphs in source documents.
What you will learn:
How to extract business rules from source documents or thin air
How to leverage business vocabulary in your rules
How to harness the power of ‘must’ and ‘only’
How to identify patterns in the rules
When to use formal vs. informal rules
ABOUT THE SPEAKER(s):
Kristen Seer is a Senior Consultant with Business Rule Solutions, LLC. She has worked as a business analyst in industries such as retail, pharmaceuticals, insurance, finance, energy and government.
Her practice focuses on helping clients introduce the business rules approach, including setting up centers of excellence, conducting training in the IPSpeak™ Business Rules Methodology, mentoring business analysts, facilitating sessions to capture business rules, harvesting rules from source documents, redesigning business processes, and analyzing decisions.
Her thirty-year career has encompassed roles as business analyst, rule analyst, data analyst, and project manager. Kristen is a regular speaker at the annual Building Business Capability conference (https://www.buildingbusinesscapability.com) and has written several articles published in the Business Rule Journal (http://www.brcommunity.com).
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