Bitesize business rules

Let’s Talk About BREX

BREX has nothing to do with Brexit and neither with a song, which only after one little change would sound like that: “Let’s talk about BREX, baby Let’s talk about you and me Let’s talk about all the good things And the bad things that may be Let’s talk about BREX Let’s talk about BREX… Read more Let’s Talk About BREX

brDoc Schema: Why is there a brDecision Occurence outside of the brPara?

A note beforehand: for the simplicity and readability purposes I omitted the “<” and “>” brackets at the element names. In the last post with the title “brDoc Schema: What is a Business Rules Paragraph (brPara)?”, we started looking a bit deeper into the business rules document (brDoc) XML Schema introduced in the S1000D Issue… Read more brDoc Schema: Why is there a brDecision Occurence outside of the brPara?

brDoc Schema: What is a Business Rules Paragraph (brPara)?

In this post, our Business Rules trainer Victoria Ichizli-Bartels will explain the brPara (business rules paragraph) and the reasons behind creating such a structure inside the new brDoc (business rules document) Schema in the S1000D Issue 4.2. A note beforehand: for the simplicity and readability purposes I omitted the “<” and “>” brackets at the… Read more brDoc Schema: What is a Business Rules Paragraph (brPara)?

Why Does It Make Sense to Generate a Business Rules Index First and a Guidance Document Second?

Most projects start their S1000D implementations with writing contracts and Statements of Work (SOW), sometimes even before even opening the specification. After that, they create plans for the technical publication based on those SOWs, which are then extended to define the project business rules. The specification is then consulted, and decision points are considered to… Read more Why Does It Make Sense to Generate a Business Rules Index First and a Guidance Document Second?

The S1000D community is a big family – an S1000D project is a big family too

One would expect a standardization community to be large. So, you would not be surprised to hear that there are hundreds of S1000D protagonists around the world. But when it comes to a single S1000D project, many think that the people involved are not that many, especially if a given department assigned with the task… Read more The S1000D community is a big family – an S1000D project is a big family too