White Papers

There's nothing better than real-world experience. InRule Technology publishes white papers to bring the power of knowledge to you. Based on a dozen years of InRule experience, these white papers are filled with in-depth information about using business rule technology. Request yours today.

A Smarter Approach to Application Development

This white paper will help you understand and quantify year to year cost differences between traditional and rule-enabled development. We surveyed our InRule User Community (IUC) to learn more about the specific benefits of implementing InRule. We tapped IT leaders across several sectors and titles to take a fresh look at our BRMS and its value versus the traditional hard-coding approach. Read More

Applications for the Age of the Customer

InRule Technology’s vision has always been empowerment and self-service: enabling users of all sorts to tell computers to “do what I mean” when it comes to making complex decisions. This paper describes how separating concerns helps organizations deliver smarter systems in the Age of the Customer. Read More

Business Rules with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Microsoft Azure

This white paper describes business benefits and technical considerations for integrating InRule with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, and illustrates how Windows Azure is used to enable that integration. Read More

Case Management Patterns and Practice Using InRule® and Salesforce.com®

Case management fundamentally changes the orientation of business applications from flow to data stats and rich user experiences. Rules and policies make up a significant part of any solution that must operate at a level of complexity to handle real world scenarios. This paper touches on the practice of deep integration with Salesforce.com® while covering discovery, pitfalls and practical integration examples. Read More

Getting to the Handshake

A high level walkthrough of the process successfully used with clients to reach an agreement for communication between subject matter experts and developers. Learn how clients have bridged the gaps that exist between IT coding business logic and users driving dynamic applications. Read More

Guide to Harvesting Business Rules

The process of harvesting business rules can provide significant benefits, from expressing and organizing business rules to identifying and reducing inaccurate and inconsistent decision logic implementation, to modernizing and revitalizing legacy systems to jump-starting new applications. Read More

Our Love/Hate Relationship with CRM

This white paper outlines ten strategies for transforming CRM from a tool that sales and support personnel hate to one that they rely on and even love – for the insights it can give them into their customers. It provides real-life examples from organizations that have made CRM a tool that helps Sales and Support cross-sell and up-sell products and services, providing valuable customer service while improving the bottom line. Read More

Policy to Practice®

This white paper describes how the principles of Policy to Practice help government agencies conform to regulations and enable real-time policy alignment with practice Read More

Quantifying the Value of InRule

We surveyed our InRule User Community (IUC) to learn more about the specific benefits of implementing InRule. We tapped IT leaders across several sectors and titles to take a fresh look at our BRMS and its value versus the traditional hard-coding approach. The results reported within the survey were powerful—including the ability to rein in expenses, gain efficiencies, and become an even more valued asset to your organization. Read More

Rules for Simplifying the Internet of Things (IoT)

Devices and business processes have created an explosion of real-time data, and many organizations don’t know how to sift through all that data to find out what’s meaningful. InRule’s approach to simplifying event processing and the Internet of Things provides real time “situational awareness” by correlating data to find its meaning and automating the decisions to act on that data. Read More