A new version 1.4 of SBVR was published by Object Management Group in May 2017 after 2 years of work and debate. You can download it from http://www.omg.org/spec/SBVR/ (free download and you don’t need to register). How is SBVR 1.4 different from previous versions of SBVR? To answer this question, let’s separate the formal core of SBVR from its more accidental explanatory […]
DMN and SBVR can be used to specify the same kind of business logic. This post compares the two, looking at strenghths and weaknesses of each. It was inspired by Nick Broom’s excellent Nov 2014 comparison of DMN (OMG’s Decision Model and Notation) and TDM (Sapiens’ The Decision Model): https://horizonbusinessarchitecture.com/2020/04/24/next-stop-dmntdm-interchange/ I’m using exactly the same example case, […]
Rule authors are faced with the choice between a, each, every, all, and any, just about every time they write a new business rule in English. This is tiresome and it makes it hard for them to be consistent. A business rule tells you about the desirable business conduct in a particular situation. The rule applies each time that situation occurs. That’s why it […]
An interview by Silvie Spreeuwenberg with myself on the book advertised on this site can be found at http://www.BRCommunity.com/a2014/b747.html (free access but you need to create a password), one of the most important forums on business rules and (more recently also) on decision models.