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Visual Rules 5.0 - available November 11, 2010

Latest release to feature new tools for web-based rules authoring and rule change process mastery

Immenstaad, Chicago, 11/10/2010 -

Innovations Software Technology Corp. (Bosch Group), a leading provider of Business Rules Management Systems (BRMS) software and Financial Industry Solutions, announces the release of Visual Rules Version 5.0 on November 11, 2010. Visual Rules, the premier BRM platform, now delivers new, web-based tools for business users. Additionaly, there is full support for mastering the rule change, test, and deployment processes.

The Visual Rules Suite 5.0 will be presented by Markus Schärtel, Director of Products, and Forrester´s Vice President and Principal Analyst, John Rymer, in a webinar on November 11.

Business Rules Management for Agile Enterprises

Companies such as Fannie Mae, Capital One, and John Deere manage their business rules with Visual Rules - a Business Rules Management Platform - for applications such as credit risk rating and machine data intelligence. Visual Rules enables these companies to dynamically adapt to changing business and market requirements.

New Features of Visual Rules 5.0

Powerful Web-based Rule Authoring

Visual Rules Web Modeler 5.0 is the latest addition to the Visual Rules Suite and offers business users a wide range of business rule design and management functions. "The Web Modeler brings the ease-of-use and unparalleled transparency of our flagship product to a next level - thus providing a powerful new web interface”, says Markus Schärtel, Director of Products. "The Web Modeler can be easily deployed either within organizations or as part of their SaaS application."

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Mastery of Rule Change Process

Visual Rules Team Server is the centralized rule repository with versioning, access control, and auditing capabilities. Team Server 5.0 now directly supports teams in the entire process from rule change to production. It provides automated rule builds, testing, and deployment.

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Visualization of Rule Dependencies

Visual Rules Modeler 5.0 provides interactive dependency visualization to keep rule masters in control of their rule base. They can now visually analyze the impact of rule calls or package reuses prior to making any change.

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The Visual Rules Suite is currently available in English and German versions.

For Further Information

Please see the New & Noteworthy overview, available November 11, 2010.

Visual Rules 5.0 Software Release Webinar

Innovations Software Technology and Forrester Research will co-host a webinar to unveil the newest features released in Visual Rules 5.0. The session is scheduled for Thursday, November 11, at 11:00 AM (ET).

Markus Schärtel of Innovations will be joined by John Rymer, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester. John will explain how business rules tools will impact the future of business application delivery, and describe the next steps that IT or business leaders need to take to embrace change and lead.

Visual Rules Free Trial

Visual Rules 5.0 will be available for free trial on November 11, 2010.