Chapter 9Alternatives for Incorporating Business Rules
Key Skills & Concepts
This chapter explores business rules, methods for implementing business rules in data models, and the limitation on implementing business rules in data models.
The Anatomy of a Business Rule
In “Defining Business Rules—What Are They Really” (, July 2000), the Business Rules Group defines a business rule as follows. “A business rule is a statement that defines or constrains some aspect of the business. It is intended to assert business structure ...