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Business Rules Management with Visual Rules

BPM at ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG

ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe found itself in the position of needing to replace, step by step, the models that had been programmed to manage the production of various grades of steel with a solution equipped to face the demands of the future.

Modeling the rules graphically using Visual Rules provides ThyssenKrupp with an agile and flexible solution for the production of various grades of steel.

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Visual Rules: intuitive modeling, agile rules, intelligent decisions

Business Rules Management with Visual Rules - BRM Lifecycle

With Visual Rules, Bosch Software Innovations offers you one of the market-leading Business Rules Management systems, which is characterized by an intuitive graphical approach. This makes it very popular both with IT and specialized departments that use it. Business departments are empowered to create and maintain business rules on their own and to automate a wide variety of operational decisions – without any programming knowledge. The model-based approach takes everyone into account and measurably shortens the time it takes to develop and implement new versions of existing rules.

Visual Rules integrates seamlessly into the current IT infrastructure, merges with the existing applications and supplies rule-based business services throughout the company.

BRM life cycle

Visual Rules supports you throughout the iterative process of creating, managing, optimizing and maintaining business rules. All steps in the life cycle of rules are executed with intuitive Visual Rules graphical tools and platforms, which you can individually combine and integrate.


Advantages of Visual Rules

Application scenarios

  • Supports the entire life cycle of rules
  • Intuitive graphical modeling
  • Thorough, up-to-date documentation of rules and data models
  • Test-driven quality assurance
  • Comprehensive analysis and management of dependencies
  • Central repository for common usage of rules
  • Traceable change history and version control
  • High reusability of rule and data models
  • Covers all Java requirements for data and rule models without the need for programming
  • Code generation for maximum performance
  • Transparent and fully auditable rule execution
  • Architecture with full multitenancy, including the management of tenant relationships
  • Scalable licensing and price model – with low running costs and high ROI

The Visual Rules tools and platforms are designed to efficiently perform many tasks in the software development process – even without any programming:

  • Business Process Management
    Process automation, electronic data exchange, workflow routing
  • Internet of Things
    Machine control, monitoring and diagnosis, rule-based evaluation of sensor data,
    automatic detection and escalation of critical system states
  • Business Intelligence
    Early warning systems, calculation of KPIs, balanced scorecards
  • Customer Relationship Management
    Campaign management, customer profiling and portfolio analysis
  • Supply Chain Management
    Scheduling material requirements, consignment tracking