Release 1.0.2

OpenRules Release 1.0.2 May-2004



OpenRules 6.4.2 Expands Decision Modeling Capabilities

The Release 6.4.2 introduces new types of decision tables: DecisionTableAssign, DecisionTableIterate, DecisionTableSort

May 20, 2017

Book "DMN in Action"This practical guide is available from Amazon. Supporting software:

Feb 16, 2017

OpenRules 6.4.1 introduces WHY-Analyzer for Decision Modeling

The Release 6.4.1 introduces a graphical WHY-Analyzer that allows business users to analyze behavior of their DMN-based decision models

Dec 20, 2016

OpenRules Wins 10th International Rule Challenge

OpenRules®  "What-If Analyzer for Decision Modeling" won 10th International Rule Challenge Award at RuleML-2016.

July 8, 2016


Forrester Research, Inc.

"OpenRules have the most-aggressive approaches to business-expert authoring and typically requires less developer support than IBM ILOG, FICO Blaze Advisor, and JBoss BRMS.

Market Overview: Business Rules Platforms



Upcoming Events


DecisionCAMP-2017 July 13-14, 2017, London, UK

BBC-2017 Nov. 6-10, 2017, Orlando, FL, USA

Recent Events

RuleML 2016 and DecisionCAMP-2016, July 6-9 2016, New York

BBC 2015: Nov. 2-6, USA

Video "DecisionsFirst Modeler Integration with OpenRules"

Webinar "Creating and Managing Executable Decision Models"





EDISON, NJ -- May 28, 2004 -- OpenRules, Inc. announced today the availability of a new release of OpenRules™ 1.0.2, the first open source full-scale business rules framework.

A new release improved OpenRules configuration and includes a template rule project. Both business and technical specialists will enjoy reading a tutorial "Business and Technical Specialists Create a Rule Project" written as a dialog between a medical specialist and a programmer that work together on a use case dealing with clinical guidelines. It presents a methodological approach to business rules harvesting and implementation that can be useful not only for OpenRules but for any other rule engine. Among other useful features of the release 1.0.2:

  • Enhanced rules and data tables representation in MS Excel

  • The same rules now can work with objects defined in Java, in XML, or in Excel-based datatypes

  • Improved configuration facilities with a template rule project

  • An example of a pure Excel implementation (without a line of Java code) of auto insurance

  • premium calculation rules with different rating tables.

Along with a new release of OpenRules, a related release of has been implemented. The new releases are available for free downloads from and

About OpenRules
OpenRules, Inc. is a NJ-based corporation whose specialists are known to many leading US businesses as experts in developing practical decision support applications using business rules, optimization, and workflow technologies. OpenRules, Inc. is the company that develops, supports and markets the OpenRules™ product and provides related consulting and training services.  For more details, please visit


Java is a trademark of Sum Microsystems, Inc.  OpenRules is a trademark of OpenRules, Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.






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