As our projects occur across multiple domains, they have a broad and varied focus. Part of our expertise is the ability to quickly familiarise ourselves with a new domain. Below you will find an up-to-date overview of projects, publications and speaking engagements.
The business rules platform Netherlands is an association for business rules professionals. Being the chair of the association I normally do not speak myself. This time however I presented together with Alex Smienk from the ministry of Infrastructure about the development of the rule based approach to traffic management.
Silvie Spreeuwenberg is invited for the opening keynote of the controlled natural language workshop in Aberdeen. I am not a human parser, I want software to understand what I write. I make this happen and it's getting better. Read more:
The Dutch Tax and Customs Administration is doing rules for many years but was still having issues with the time to market of new legislation. A deep analysis of the semantics of the legal changes and a new methodology based on a controlled natural language and code generation was proposed to improve the agility of policy implementation.
Specification of a new methodology (Landelijke Regelaanpak) for traffic management based on generic rules to request traffic services based on generalized traffic norms and policy restrictions. In collaboration with traffic management authorities (e.g. counties, provinces, or cities) in the Netherlands
The approach tackles operational issues by disentangling problem detection, problem solution and conflict handling for each element in the road network. The solution is a multi agent system (MAS) Each element in the road network follows the same generic rules.
This checklist for non-ambigous rules and requirements is intended for business analysts that use natural language to create or complement specifications for operational processes and system development. The checklist is based on the most common deficiencies detected in specifications of different kinds in over 20 years of experience by different experts in the field.
Silvie Spreeuwenberg, Charlotte Bouvy, Martijn Zoet. Spelenderwijs ontdekken en inzicht vergaren in belangrijke basisprincipes rondom geautomatiseerd redeneren met bedrijfsregels. Uitgave van BRPN, ISBN 978-90-815568-2-8
Training and consulting services for proof of concept with business rules to modernize specifications of existing applications. Goals: improve transparancy, trace to policy and reference source for business knowledge.