10 Rules For Rules

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Here are 10 rules for business rules. This was presented last week at the 3rd annual RulesFest conference.

Click http://bizrules.com/10rulesforrules.htm for more info, and to hear a recording of the 7 minute presentation.

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10 Rules For Rules

  1. 1. 10 Rules for Rules Rolando Hernandez Founder & CEO BIZRULES
  2. 2. You live in a knowledge- based world. Knowledge capital is your most valuable asset You are facing a knowledge deficit Like it or not, You are in the Knowledge Wars™. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 2
  3. 3. Imagine there’s No Architecture, No Rules, and No Knowledge… CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 3
  4. 4. 10 Rules for Rules CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 4
  5. 5. Clear Instances Logic Meaning Data Rules Terms Facts Process Do Sequential Activity , Procedure , Code Decide The Moment of Truth Know Concepts Ontology , Relationships , Semantic Map IF / THEN Think Reasoning Ruleset Decision Table / Tree Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) Rulebase Hierarchy Infer Inference Global Rules reuse Conclude Deduction , Induction Local Rules Backward / Forward Chaining Specialize Single / Multi Fire Single / Multiple Inheritance CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 5
  6. 6. Clear… not Confusing
  7. 7. Complete May 13, 2008: Parents board Air Canada flight, forget 23-month-old toddler at airport Aug. 4, 2008: Couple remember their duty free and 18 suitcases, but forget 3-year-daughter at airport Because they were Lap Children they were not issued boarding passes, and thus airline personnel did not notice a passenger was missing CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 7
  8. 8. Correct CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 8
  9. 9. Current Healthcare rules CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 9
  10. 10. Compliant Internal External Policies Laws Practices Rules Procedures Regulations Processes Rules CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 10
  11. 11. Condensed DAG and Decision Tree To see a Flash video of the “Decision Tree vs. DAG RuleMap”, visit www.RuleMap.com CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 11
  12. 12. Credible… not Incredible • Gene and Paulette Cranick’s house burned down. • Three dogs died in the fire.  • A small town fire dept. in Tennessee was ordered to let the house burn down because the owner had not paid the $75 subscription fee. He forgot to pay the bill. • The rule to let it burn was incredible and hard to justify. • What if people were inside the home? CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 12
  13. 13. Careful… not Careless • Anne Bartlett paid her local taxes for 41 years. • In Jan. 2010 she called 911 at 1AM. • DeKalb County (GA) Fire Dept. responded. They didn’t see any smoke, didn’t get out of the fire truck, and left 5 minutes later. • 6 hours later Ann’s house burned down. She died. • Firefighters did not follow proper procedures & rules. • They were careless. Four firefighters were fired. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 13
  14. 14. Common Sense CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 14
  15. 15. Consistent… not Inconsistent CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 15
  16. 16. Thanks for your time! Rolando Hernandez Founder & CEO BIZRULES 972-987-1685 BizRules.com VisibleKnowledge.com CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Copyright © 2002-2008 BizRules is a registered trademark of BizRules.com 16

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