It's Time: Ditch your Business Rules
Source: Business Process Trends
The benefits that flow from using the Decision Model to separate the business rules, and manage them, are very significant. They extend into many areas of management and information technology practice, such as BPM, decision management, architecture, and software development. Yes, it is true that managing the business rules is difficult - but managing the decisions is practical, and could be very rewarding for both business and IT. Two different analysts sent to gather business rules from a business group arrive at an identical set of business rule structures, and two different programmers sent to implement those rules into code would arrive at identical code structures.