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Corticon Corporate Brochure

  1. 1. Better, Faster Decisions by Automating Business RulesToday’s enterprise is driving harder Managing Decisions as Enterprise Assetsthan ever for increased effectiveness The thousands of decisions your enterprise makes each day collectively represent the execution of your businessand agility in business operations. policy. Like the management of your human resources,The management of business your products, your customer database – their quality,decisions is a critical means to effectiveness, and efficiencies directly impact your corporateachieving these goals. performance. Corticon’s solutions are specifically designed to helpWhether you are on-boarding new customers, processing companies manage decisions as enterprise assets, providingclaims, determining product configurations, or assessing a disciplined approach to their automation and integrationprogram eligibility, your decisions are governed by a set within enterprise systems. We can help you understandof business rules. The ease with which you can capture, and proactively manage decisions – as a part of a businesschange and optimize these business rules either promotes process, within an application, or via a central repositoryor inhibits the agility of your organization. It also impacts that can be shared across your enterprise.the consistency, quality and speed of your decisions – whichgoes straight to your bottom line. “There is a premium on agility for most business Organizations want to make better, faster decisions, and be sectors today, and we only expect the demand for agile enough to change on a dime. Yet many operational agility to increase…” decisions are still made manually by trained employees — Gartner Group following policies and best practices. Other decisions are Automating Decisions with Corticon automated by coding the decision logic into enterprise applications. These approaches do not address some of Corticon’s solutions are deployed in the world’s largest the greatest challenges in today’s business climate, such as financial institutions, insurance companies, government“how to ensure consistency and accuracy across thousands organizations, telecommunication providers, retailers, and of transactions”; and “how to keep up with change – other organizations. We help our customers unleash the changing regulations, changing market demands, changing power of decisions, bringing agility and efficiency to business strategy”. To achieve operational agility, your decision-intensive operations such as those described in management team should be able to quickly modify the the table below. business rules that affect decisions. And your IT systems should be just as nimble. SAMPLE DECISIONS BY INDUSTRY Industry Process Sample Decisions Insurance · Application, Rating, Underwriting · Assign risk rating to applicant · Life insurance survivor benefits distribution · Determine eligibility · Claims Processing · Evaluate claim value Financial Services · Online Account Opening · Verify applicant identity · Loan application, assessment and approval · Determine optimal product configuration · Dynamic document preparation · Determine appropriate clauses for contract Government · Medicaid Screening and Eligibility · Verify all programs citizen is eligible for · Land Title Administration · Validate document compliance with statutes · Worker’s Compensation Policy Administration · Determine benefit amount
  2. 2. The Corticon Solution - Better, Faster Decisions by Au Corticon Business Rules Management System With Corticon’s Business Rules Management System (BRMS) you can model, automate and maintain your operational decisions and the business rules behind them. Our unique model-driven BRMS (protected by US Patents 7,020,869 and 7,565,642), has been consistently recognized for its unique combination of ease of use, sophistication, flexibility and unrivaled speed of implementation. Our product Corticon Business Rules Modeling Studio: model-driven rules management eliminates programming suite is designed to manage the entire lifecycle of operational business decisions, and includes: CORTICON BUSINESS RULES SERVER Corticon Business Rules Server is a powerful, flexible and CORTICON BUSINESS RULES MANAGEMENT SYSTEM scalable server that manages all run-time aspects of Corticon decision services. It is the essential resource for managing deployment, integration and execution of decisions created with Corticon Business Rules Modeling Studio. Its comprehensive feature set provides unmatched runtime performance and scalability, auditable execution, control and reporting, and flexible integration with any application. · Decision service execution and control · Runtime reporting and monitoring · Support for SOA and BPMS · Application integration - consuming Corticon decision services “Corticon offers the best spreadsheet-oriented rule development tool I’ve seen.” - James Owen, InfoWorld CORTICON BUSINESS RULES MODELING STUDIO CORTICON ENTERPRISE DATA CONNECTOR A standalone desktop environment to model, analyze, test Corticon Enterprise Data Connecter (EDC) connects your and save business rules as executable decision services. It decison services to external data sources such as relational supports all aspects of the modeling process, from initial databases, legacy systems, file repositories and web services. capture of business requirements through the testing Corticon EDC creates a direct connection from your decision of the decision against organizational data - delivering services to external data as they process, without expensive complete, deployment-ready decision services. Corticon data integration middleware or complex SQL coding. Studio is easy to learn and easy to use. With an intuitive spreadsheet-like interface, anyone can quickly learn how Corticon EDC- Single Source connects each decision service to model even the most sophisticated rules - with no with a single relational database programming. · Seamless connection to relational data · Smart mapping technology · Sophisticated, intuitive rule modeling · Generates optimized SQL · Advanced analysis tools for decision logic validation · Smart Retrieve and Query · Comprehensive scenario-based model testing · Look-up table integration · Template-based reporting for documentation and audit · Real time and batch execution
  3. 3. utomating Business Rules Corticon EDC-Multi-Source concurrently connects to multiple CORTICON DIALOGS relational and non-relational data sources, delivering state- Corticon Dialogs is a web-based platform that enables of-the-art, model-driven, enterprise-wide data integration. business users to create, deploy, and maintain intelligent · Unified view of enterprise data web-based forms without programming. Dialogs combines · Model-driven data mapping the ease of use of a forms template with the power of the · Graphical modeling tools · Comprehensive administrative control Corticon Business Rules platform, providing the agility to create complex end-user interactions in days instead of weeks or months. CORTICON BUSINESS RULES COLLABORATOR Using Dialogs Designer, a business analyst can model Corticon Business Rules Collaborator is a multi-user questions, define pages and complete form sets for use environment to manage business rules projects throughout on the web. And because Corticon Dialogs comes pre- their development and maintenance lifecycle. integrated with the Corticon BRMS, that same business It helps teams manage and maintain control over all aspects analyst can define simple or sophisticated rules to control of the rule discovery, modeling and deployment process. what questions and information are presented, based on · Access control and security responses received. · Version and revision management · Project workflow and approval management · Search and change management · Team collaboration - distributed web-based architecture Dialogs web-based Designer is business user- friendly The result is a reflexive, intelligent interaction that engages the end user. Corticon Dialogs can be employed in broad variety of industries and applications, including: Corticon Business Rules Collaborator: manage and coordinate business rules projects · Web-based sales of complex products - web-enabling sales for individual health insurance, lending, and build-to-order manufacturing CORTICON BUSINESS RULES MANAGEMENT FOUNDATION · Call center guidance and automation - delivering best As a powerful enabling technology, Corticon BRMS is often practices as self-service applications or applications to used to enhance and extend other enterprise systems. To guide call center agents this end, many of our partners and customers use Corticon · Knowledge worker enablement – automating best Business Rules Management Foundation to embed our practices across the organization capabilities into their solutions. We have built our product suite on top of Foundation, and you can also use it to integrate business rules into your native user interfaces. · Rich library of rule modeling functions · Support for any UI framework · Support for multiple UI metaphors · ‘Pluggable persistence’ Dialogs’ infuses intelligence into web interactions
  4. 4. The Corticon DifferenceCorticon delivers a unique solution with capabilities that set us apart fromthe competition.Model-Driven Development Environment The only model-driven BRMS, with a familiar, spreadsheet-like environmentthat anyone can use to model rules and automatically save them as decisions. No programming. No lengthy developmentcycles.Patented “No-Coding” Rules Engine Reduces development and change cycles by 90%Guaranteed Rule Integrity Our unique analysis and testing tools are based on patented technology that mathematicallyguarantees the elimination of conflicts and ensures complete, consistent, and unambiguous rule sets.Modern, Decision-Centric Architecture Designed from the ground up for SOA environments, Corticon delivers self-contained decision services that can be consumed by modern enterprise applications. No integration overhead.Key BenefitsBy streamlining the management of complex decision logic, significantly reducing development cycles, and ensuringconsistent execution of business policies, our customers see benefits such as:Reduced operational costs Automated 90% of manual tasks for an insurance company’s underwriting process.Increased organizational agility Compressed change cycle from six months to one day for a financial services institution’sonline customer identification procedures.Improved business results Cut claims processing costs in half and reduced claims leakage by 80% for a governmentagency’s workers compensation office.About CorticonCorticon enables organizations to make better, faster decisions by automating business rules. Corticon’s patented “no-coding” rules engine is used by over 450 customers to automate their most sophisticated decision processes, reducingdevelopment and change cycles by 90%. Automated decision management with Corticon empowers organizations toimprove productivity and customer service, and adapt quickly to changing market conditions. For More Information Visit www.corticon.comCorticon GlobalCorporate Headquarters Corticon Europe Sales Partnerships1000 Bridge Parkway Limesstraat 5 alliances@corticon.comRedwood City, CA 94065 4007 LA Tiel Investors Technical SupportTelephone: +1 888.619.2424 The Netherlands support@corticon.comFax: +1 650.212.2727 Telephone: +31(0)344 785570Email: Public Relations Fax: +31(0) 84 719 2974 Email:©Copyright 2011 Corticon, Inc. All rights reserved. All products and services referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.