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Chapter 11. Business rules using JBoss Drools

Decisions, in the form of rules, represent the brains behind your business. Whether you sell products or services, engage in a nonprofit venture, or even make movies, every step along the way involves decisions. Some decisions are more strategic in nature, such as deciding when to develop and introduce a new product. Others are more tactical or operational in nature, such as deciding whether to extend credit terms to a new customer. The quality of the strategic decisions impacts the long-term viability of your organization; the operational ones greatly influence bottom-line profitability.

This chapter and the next will focus on how to use a rules engine for centrally managing operational decisions in ...

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