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.



2017 | Business Rules Platform Nederland

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.


2016 | Controlled Natural Language Workshop

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:



2016 | Belastingdienst

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.




2017 | Development of the rule based approach to traffic management

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.

2013 | Checklist for non-ambigous rules and requirements

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.