A business rules engine is a software component that allows non-programmers to add or change business logic in a business process management (BPM) system.
A business rules engine works by separating execution code for business rules from the rest of the business process management system. This allows the end user to change business rules without having to ask a programmer for help. When a change is made, the engine will evaluate the change’s effect on other rules in the system and flag the user if there is a conflict. Continue reading