Term Definition: Business Rule Management System
Main Description

System designed to modify and manage business logic independently from the enterprise application.  BRMS provides a way to automate decision making and execute precisely on business policy. Consequently, policies and decisions form the core of all business processes and activities. A BRMS product should include facilities to enable:

  • Full life-cycle maintenance of business rules by business analysts and developers
  • Assured consistency by representing business knowledge uniformly with centralized control
  • Facilities for testing, scenario generation, and impact analysis

BRMS is a method and means to treat rules as a true corporate asset.