We transform policy into consistent and unambiguous rules for automated compliance, smart decisions, and intelligent forms.

automated compliance

We connect your policy with your operations. We do this to ensure agility and compliance using a rules approach, rule engine and data analytics.

Frits Bouma (DUO)

“When implementing new legislation, we used to update 12 different documents. Now we all use one single source.”

expert in business rules

Valuable knowledge and expertise should be available to all your stakeholders. Access should be given in a clear, consistent, unambiguous, and understandable way.

Freddie van Rijswijk (Isis Papyrus)

Business Actions need guidance but no straight-jacket. LibRT helped us to define a Rule Syntax that can be written and understood by business and ensures compliance.

precise specifications

The right wording, used consistently and based on good definitions is at the basis for formal semantics required for executable rules.

Arjen Reijneveld (TheHaque)

“The road authorities agreed to make traffic management as uniform as possible, LibRT helped us to agree on a common conceptual framework.”

on time delivery

More than 50 customers in government, finance, logistics and other domains have used our services and appreciated our timely delivery of specifications within a fixed price budget.

Marion Braams (RWS)

“Give them something complex and unorganized and in no time they find regularities that all stakeholders can easily agree on.”

Years in business
Completed projects
Trained professionals


We deliver a rule-based approach that works because we understand the kind of reasoning and representation needed for a domain or for your business, with the technology preferred by IT.



Part of my goal is to share my knowledge and to inspire others with my work. This means I take the time to write for a variety of different media.

San Antonio, Texas— 8 November 2018 — Today at the Building Business Capabilities Conference, the Steering Committee for the first annual Business Rules Excellence Awards (BREA), announced that Dutch Road Authorities, The Netherlands, nominated by Lab for Intelligent Business Rules Technology, is among the 2018 winners. “What makes this award special for me is that two disciplines come together: declarative rules and traffic management. The Netherlands has outstanding expertise in both displines.” said Silvie Spreeuwenberg, LibRT to the Steering Committee for the first annual Business Rules Excellence Awards (BREA). Read on in press release. Dutch press release on BREA awards English press release on BREA award

Game playing is a perfect tool to practice strategies and experience the result of rules on behavior. We play games with our children, in education and for fun. Every game has its rules. Typically we start off by reading the rules. Then we think of a strategy to increase your chance to win. You also think about the strategy that your opponents may deploy; maybe you even consider the strategy that your opponent believes that you will play and how that affects his behavior, etc. Every game has rules to determine the winner of the game. Most people play a game to become the winner of the game; extreme versions of such people are characterized as competitive. They typically don’t like to play with people who see a game as a social process of interaction or learning; that is,

Silvie Spreeuwenberg is the specialist to optimize your decisions based on business rules and design an approach that guarentees compliance of your operational decisions with policy and regulations. Each company has conditions in place that help it achieve its goals. Many of these conditions can be automated, but in order to do that successfully, the rules need to be comprehensive and consistent. Therefore, each and every one must be very precise, and that is what business rules management is all about. Automate your decisions, make them smarter using big data and artificial intelligence and efficient using the internet of things as sensor or communicator. It is all connected. That is why Silvie is also an alround IT professional for working with rule engines, as information analist or system architect. She works as trainer, facilitator, speaker, consultant and project manager.

The road authorities in the Netherlands created this animation to explain the rule based traffic management. The approach results in less congestion because traffic engineers of different jurisdictions collaborate more and better. The animation was developed by a team of professionals guided by facilitated work sessions by Silvie Spreeuwenberg from LibRT. Dutch version / subtitles English version

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Silvie impressed me as an inspiring trainer who possesses a great deal of expertise on “Business Rules Modeling” and “application development”: two topics she currently pioneers in the Netherlands.
Petra Buurke - Jurist & Programmasecretaris Flexibiliseren, IND

LibRT’s expertise helped to eliminate ambiguity from the requirements of our many stakeholders. This resulted in satisfied users, a higher team morale and a reliable project-delivery timeline that exceeded my expectations.

Ronald Perluka - functioneel beheer, RWS
The specialists from LibRT are the best if you’re looking for a critique of your own work. They elaborate further than what our people can deal with, and enable them to learn how to do it themselves. In doing so, they take into account the nature of our organization and its employees.
Mechteld de Hooge - analyst, Ministry of Education


LibRT operates through a network of highly specialised freelancers and partners, there to offer you the best quality of service possible. The end responsibility of all our projects falls to Silvie Spreeuwenberg, our founding director.

Silvie Spreeuwenberg
Silvie SpreeuwenbergFounding director
I started LibRT in 1998 with the wish of combining research, consulting, and product development. The focus of my work is connecting policy and execution in an agile environment where the business or subject-matter expert is in control.
Margherita Boekenoogen
Margherita BoekenoogenFreelance partner consultant
I work as bpm architect and knowledge analyst. This combination allows me to sketch the larger picture while working on the finer details. When I collaborate with LibRT I work out the specifics, using my deep knowledge of business-rules technology.
Charlotte Bouvy
Charlotte BouvyFreelance partner consultant
I work as an architect and believe a rule architecture should be part of any organizations agenda. The last decade I have setup software development teams to work in an agile environment with continuous rule updates. I my projects with Silvie I like to get the details right.
Rolf Krikke
Rolf KrikkeTraffic engineer
I developed the rule-based approach to traffic management together with Silvie Spreeuwenberg. It is a pleasure to work with Silvie in order to make sure the final methodology is sound, complete, and consistent. We continu to work together to improve capacity related problems.
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