Mario Fusco is the new Drools Project Lead

It is my honor to announce that Mario Fusco will be taking over as the new Drools Project Lead. Mario is a Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, working on the development of the Drools core. He has vast experience as a Java developer, and among other accomplishments, was nominated a Java Champion in 2016.Read more →

The DMN Cookbook has been published

The Decision Model and Notation (DMN) Standard offers something no previous attempt at standardization of decision modelling did: a simple, graphical effective language for the documentation and modelling of business decisions. It defines both the syntax and the semantics of the model, allowing IT and Business teams to “speak the same language”. It also ensuresRead more →

bpmNext 2018 day 1 videos are already online!

The organization of bpmNEXT 2018 is outdoing themselves! The videos from the first day of the conference are already available. In particular, the presentations from Denis Gagné, Bruce Silver and Edson Tirelli are directly related to Drools with content related to DMN. I also recommend the presentation from Vanessa Bridge, as it is related toRead more →

Building Business Applications with DMN and BPMN

A couple weeks ago our own Matteo Mortari delivered a joint presentation and live demo with Denis Gagné from Trisotech at the BPM.com virtual event. During the presentation, Matteo live demo’d a BPMN process and a couple DMN decision models created using the Trisotech tooling and exported to Red Hat BPM Suite for seamless execution.Read more →

Watch all the sessions from Red Hat Drools Day LIVE from your desktop or mobile, Sept 26th

We will be streaming all the sessions of the Drools Day in NYC, on Sep 26th, live! Use the following link to watch: https://www.facebook.com/RedHatDeveloperProgram/videos/1421743381254509/ Or watch it here:

Talking about Rule Engines at Software Engineering Radio

I had the pleasure of talking to Robert Blumen, at Software Engineering Radio, about Drools and Rule Engines in general. http://www.se-radio.net/2017/08/se-radio-episode-299-edson-tirelli-on-rules-engines/ If you don’t know this podcast, I highly recommend their previous episodes as well. Very informative, technically oriented podcast. Hope you enjoy,Edson

Drools, jBPM and Optaplanner Day: September 26 / 28, 2017 (NY / Washington)

Red Hat is organizing a Drools, jBPM and Optaplanner Day in New York and Washington DC later this year to show how business experts and citizen developers can use business processes, decisions and other models to develop modern business applications. September 26, 2017 in New York September 28, 2017 in Washington DC This free full day event will focusRead more →

Drools, jBPM and Optaplanner are switching to agile delivery!

Today we would like to give everyone in the community a heads up at some upcoming changes that we believe will be extremely beneficial to the community as a whole. The release of Drools, jBPM and Optaplanner version 7.0 a few weeks ago brought more than just a new major release of these projects. AboutRead more →

An Executable DMN Solution for Business Users – bpmNEXT presentation

The video recording from the bpmNEXT presentation we did a few weeks ago is up! In this presentation, Bruce and myself do a demo of the end-to-end, full (level 3) DMN solution built in partnership with Trisotech and Method&Style. Here it is: