The Life of a Business Rule:
Enabling Impact Analysis through Traceability
Type: Symposium Track Session Track: Business Analysis
Tuesday October 31 10:00am to 11:00am Credits: 1 IIBA CDU
Business rules lead an interesting life. From a project view, they are ‘discovered’ during business analysis & ‘implemented’ in a system. But their lifecycle begins earlier and doesn’t end once the system is implemented. That’s just when things get interesting. How to manage the rules & ensure that they are changed when & where they need to be? The key is traceability. This session discusses what you need to know to do impact analysis of rules.
To learn about rules and their lifecycle
To better understand how to manage business rules
To have fun
Kristen Seer Senior Consultant, Business Rule Solutions, LLC Kristen Seer is a Senior Consultant with Business Rule Solutions, LLC. She has worked as a business analyst in industries such as retail, pharmaceuticals, insurance, finance, energy and government.
Her practice focuses on helping clients introduce the business rules approach, including setting up centers of excellence, conducting training in the IPSpeak™ Business Rules Methodology, mentoring business analysts, facilitating sessions to capture business rules, harvesting rules from source documents, redesigning business processes, and analyzing decisions.
Her thirty-year career has encompassed roles as business analyst, rule analyst, data analyst, and project manager. Kristen is a popular speaker at the annual Building Business Capability conference (www.buildingbusinesscapability.com) and has written several articles published in the Business Rule Journal (www.brcommunity.com)