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One of the largest manufacturing companies in the world

BIZRULES helped General Electric with various business rule and business process management projects.
We have worked with GE on multiple BRE/BPM rule harvesting projects for compliance and decisioning, but we could not discuss these projects until now:
BIZRULES and GE presented a case study at the Business Rules Forum in Washington D.C. on November 7, 2006.

Simplifying Business Rules Harvesting Using Six Sigma Methodology

About this session:

Learn from GE’s real-world implementations and experiences. This session will discuss the hurdles involved with getting started with the rules harvesting process and will cover the tools used to document rules, provide status, and create comprehensive metrics. What you will learn:

Tips on how to get started
Suggested tools that are easy to use
Reduce status and metric creation time
Harvesting during “crunch time”
Six Sigma Methodology

See presentation (PDF) 

  About the speakers:

Paul Ulshafer, Project Manager,
General Electric

Paul Ulshafer is a certified GE Six Sigma Black Belt and is currently the Business Rules Project Manager on a GE Energy Contractual Modeling System. Paul has been with GE for six years and was asked to take on this role in January of 2005 due to the business and system knowledge that he has obtained during his GE tenure. He managed the selection of a Business Rules Engine and supplier and has managed the harvesting of knowledge and rules from various subject matter experts involved with this program. Paul recently received an Executive MBA from the University of Georgia.

Rolando Hernandez, CEO and Chief Rules Architect, BIZRULES

A thought leader in business rules management and knowledge management, Rolando founded BIZRULES in 1995 to help Global 2000 companies manage business rules and enterprise knowledge. He helped create Mobil Oil’s Global Knowledge Management Strategy and Global Expert System Strategy, and he also helped write the business rules for the Government of Canada’s Social Security Modernization Project. Recently, Rolando was IBM’s Business Rules SME on the IRS PRIME CADE Business Systems Modernization Project. Currently, Rolando is assisting a Fortune 10 firm to document and automate their rules for Global Statutory Compliance (including Sarbanes-Oxley) using business rules/business process technology 


GE Rules


Six Sigma Rules


BIZRULES Methodology


Contact us for more information about the GE BRE/BPM presentation and case study.

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