| 2:20pm - 3:20pm | Capturing Business Rules Track
Business Rule Standards
Business Rules Standards: Landscape
Principal, Model Systems
MAIN FOCUS OF PRESENTATION:
FAMILIARITY WITH SUBJECT:
ABOUT THIS SESSION:
Standards have several major impacts on business rules, including: more and better tools to support use of business rules; improved interoperability and interchange; more substantial methodologies.
Standards for business rules are maturing:
Business-oriented standards: At the Object Management Group (OMG) Semantics of Business Vocabulary and Business Rules (SBVR) is being revised and updated. Some SBVR extensions are being developed - the first is a foundation vocabulary for dates and time. The Business Motivation Model (BMM) Revision 1.2 is nearing completion. All three are scheduled for publication in September 2010.
IS-oriented standards for business rules: W3C’s Rule Interchange Format (RIF) for the Semantic Web became a W3C recommendation (standard) in June 2010; OMG’s Production Rule Representation (PRR) is published and Revision 1.1 is scheduled for September 2010. There is more in the pipeline from OMG and RuleML
Related aspects of business and system modeling are including business rules within their scope. They include: business process modeling (BPMN 2 was accepted by the OMG in June 2010); organization structure; regulatory compliance
These standards are being put to use on projects: tool vendors and user organizations are developing working solutions to use related standards compatibly. One interesting recent development is use of SBVR in developing web services.
What you will learn:
Developing standards and how they fit together
Current state of the tools that support them
What happens next?
ABOUT THE SPEAKER(s):
John is also active in the OMG, as co-chair of the Regulatory Compliance SIG, chair of the BMM revision task force, and one of the OMG representatives on the W3C Rule Interchange Format (RIF) working group. He is a consultant to the EU ONTORULE project (http://ontorule-project.eu).