Book "DMN in Action with OpenRules"

A Practical Guide for Development of Business Rules and Decision Management Applications using Decision Model and Notation (DMN) Standard and OpenRules

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Would you like to know how a rules-based decision model can be constructed by a non-programmer? Do you plan to build an operational decision model for your own business environment?

This practical guide explains how to do it in a step-by-step easy to understand style. It consists of a series of dialog-sessions in which an AUTHOR explains basic concepts and a READER asks questions and implements the concepts.  As a result, you will participate in building complete decision models being able to learn practical decision modeling techniques by example.

The guide is based on the Decision Model and Notation (DMN) Standard from OMG and uses OpenRules to represent and execute different decision models. If you already purchased the book at Amazon, you may get the supporting software for free by submitting the request below. You will receive access attributes to download a free evaluation version of OpenRules that includes all decision models discussed in the guide.

If you haven't purchased the book, you always may purchase the access attributes to the Evaluation or Complete versions of OpenRules for a nominal fee.


Software Request Form

I've already purchased the book "DMN in Action with OpenRules" at Amazon. Please provide me with a free access to the accompanied software using the following information:

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You will be able to download the file "" and save it to your hard-drive. The folder “openrules.dmn” will contain executable OpenRules projects such as "DecisionHello. You need only MS Excel to open, analyze or modify the provided decision models. You may test (execute) any decision model by double-click on the file “run.bat” from a regular Window Explorer. You may similarly create and test your own decision models.