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BIZRULES helps companies get started using rules. We can help you move from the business rules idea stage to the action stage.

Our full range of training, consulting, and rule harvesting services and turnkey solutions help companies redesign and automate rules and processes.

Contact us or call 972-987-1685 to discuss your situation and how we can help.



Here are links to our favorite presentations. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would like more information about the ideas in the slides.

Decision Dominoes

  • What is the secret to aligning systems to strategy? (rated the top #1 biggest challenge facing CIOs every year for the last 15 years)
  • What is the difference between decision models and rule models?
  • What is The Moment of Truth?
  • How do you transform ideas into implementations?
  • How do you build complex systems so they don't fall like dominoes?
  • Peek inside the BIZRULES archives and learn the secret.

Using Enterprise Architecture to Deliver Strategic Innovation and Preserve Knowledge

  • John Zachman, Author, thought leader, and originator of the "Zachman Framework for Enterprise Architecture"
  • Leon Kappelman, Professor of IS, College of Business, University of North Texas
  • Rolando Hernandez, Knowledge Engineer & Business Rules Architect, BIZRULES
  • Presented at SIMposium2010 in Atlanta, GA, Oct.2010.

Simplifying Business Rules Harvesting Using Six Sigma Methodology

  • Paul Ulshafer, Project Manager, General Electric
  • Rolando Hernandez, CEO, BIZRULES
  • BIZRULES and GE presented a case study on November 7, 2006 about GE’s real-world implementations and experiences. This session discussed the hurdles involved with getting started with the rules harvesting process, and covered the tools used to document rules, provide status, and create comprehensive metrics. Topics included: Tips on how to get started, Suggested tools that are easy to use, Reducing status and metric creation time, Rule Harvesting during “crunch time”, and GE Six Sigma Methodology, and BIZRULES Rules Harvesting Methodology.
  • More information

Enhancing America's IT Productivity, Fighting Fraud, and Reducing Compliance Costs in a Competitive Global Economy

  • FTC Commissioner Orson Swindle, US Federal Trade Commission
  • Edward Stern, US Dept. of Labor, OSHA Senior Program Analyst
  • Jim Sinur, VP and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner Research
  • Rolando Hernandez, CEO, BIZRULES
  • Event hosted by the South Florida Technology Alliance at the Ft. Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Nov. 20, 2003.
  • Transcript
  • 13" streaming video

Ease the Pain of Compliance with Business Rules

  • John Rymer, Forrester Analyst
  • Paul Hamerman, Forrester Analyst
  • Rolando Hernandez, CEO, BIZRULES
  • Webinar with Haley Rules, Forrester, and BIZRULES on March 9, 2006.

10 Rules for Rules

  • 10 rules for designing good business rules. And they all start with the letter C.
  • Presented at the 3rd annual RulesFest conference in San Jose, CA, Oct. 2010.
  • 7" audio recording

Ten Rules for Wall Street

  • Rolando wrote these 10 rules during the the first days of the financial crisis in September 2008.
  • This was presented at the 1st annual RulesFest conference in Dallas, TX, on Sept. 25. 2008.
Why Systems Fail

Why Systems Work

How to Build Systems that Work, Change, and Last

On Knowledge Management

The Knowledge-Based 21st Century Enterprise

Managing Change in the IT Environment - Using BPM/BRM to reduce IT costs, speed up time to market, and improve compliance

Challenges & Opportunities: Lessons Learned Building Large Rule-Based Systems Around the World

Building Mobil’s Knowledge Base and Knowledge Supply Chain to Preserve, Share, and Automate Knowledge (SIMposium2010)

Whether you want to start using the business rules approach, or you are ready to build advanced rulebased systems that truly leverage business rules technology, we can help you get to the next level.

BIZRULES provides business rules consulting services, rule templates, methodology training, and turnkey solutions. Contact us or call 972-987-1685 to discuss your situation and how we can help.


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