OpenRules is a general purpose Business Rules and Decision Management System available as an Open Source product. It allows subject matter experts and software developers to create, test, execute, and maintain enterprise-class decision making applications.
Major Functional Components
What OpenRules Can Do
OpenRules, Inc. offers a general purpose Business Rules and Decision Management System (BRDMS) that allows you to configure your own decision management system using the above components and commonly used software. OpenRules® comes with a methodology and proven open source tools that enable business analysts to create an enterprise-level Business Rules Repository. Such a repository may be used across an enterprise as a foundation for various decision services with complex business logic.
OpenRules® customers create and maintain
executable Decision Models using familiar graphical interfaces provided
MS Excel® or
OpenOffice®. Being integrated with
Sheets®, OpenRules® supports
collaborative rules and
The use of standard tools gives customers easy access to very powerful features including editing, searching, and integration capabilities.
OpenRules®-based decision models are capable of recognizing its own internal structure, discovering and publishing all supporting business goals, and finally they can automatically calculate their execution paths. Watch the video "Goal-Oriented Business Decision Modeling with OpenRules" to see how to build and test decision models using OpenRules-7.
OpenRules® projects may be deployed as regular Java programs, as web services, or on cloud. They can be naturally integrated into existing software infrastructures based on Java or .NET. A very detailed documentation and multiple examples are provided.
OpenRules® makes rules-based systems not only less expensive, but more importantly, easier to develop, and manage, and more sustainable. From multi-billion corporations to children's hospitals and innovative start-ups, OpenRules customers capitalize on their familiarity with popular tools such as MS Excel, Google Docs, and Eclipse IDE to effectively minimize their learning curve.
You may evaluate OpenRules for free by analyzing and executing predefined or your own decision models without any downloads - visit OpenRules Analyzer. A complete version is available for downloads from here.
OpenRules, Inc. helps its customers to meet the increasing demand for very complex rule bases and high-transaction volumes, with simpler, more cost-effective solutions. OpenRules, Inc. stands behind all provided Open Source tools with premium Technical Support and related Consulting and Training Services.