Rule Violations and Over-Constrained Problems

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” – Pablo Picasso
 
 
Practical people know that one of the most important property of a business rule is its ability to be violated. Here are a few examples:

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How to compact large decision tables

A well-known problem with decision tables is that they frequently become too big and too difficult to manage.  It is also well-known that OpenRules utilizes Excel-based decision tables as its major representation mechanism for business rules.  So, I decided to share some methods used by our customers to make large decision tables more compact. Continue reading