Featured Posts: Optimization

Etymology of Kogito

After writing up an introduction to our Kogito effort, it seems people are interested in hearing a little but more about the name, where it comes from, what the logo means, and (what seems to be the most important question) how to pronounce Kogito?  Yes, there even was a JIRA issue [KOGITO-284] opened to addressRead more →

Kogito, ergo Rules — Part 1: Bringing Drools Further

The Kogito initiative is our pledge to bring our business automation suite to the cloud and the larger Kubernetes ecosystem. But what does this mean for our beloved rule engine, Drools? In this post we introduce modular rule bases using rule units: a feature that has been experimental for a while in Drools 7, butRead more →

Workbench is now Business Central!

5 years ago, on November 2013 we released 6.0.0.Final, that included the first version of the Workbench. It has been a long journey so far, but today we’re announcing that we’re retiring the Workbench brand and officially adopting Business Central as the new brand! Historical Context The KIE group has been developing web tooling forRead 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:

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 →

Is Optimization AI or OR?

With the renewed interest in AI the same conversations are starting to come up again, about what is or isn’t AI.  My recent discussion was on whether optimisation products, such as OptaPlanner, are considered AI as some considered it more Operations Research (OR). For some background, OptaPlanner started out as a Tabu Solver implementation, butRead more →

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 →

A sneak peek into what is coming! Are you ready?

As you might have guessed already, 2017 will be a great year for Drools, jBPM and Optaplanner! We have a lot of interesting things in the works! And what better opportunity to take a look under the hood at what is coming than joining us on a session, side talk or over a happy hourRead more →

New 6.5.0.Final tags for community Docker images

The latest Docker community image tags for 6.5.0.Final are now available on Docker Hub. More information at the following links: jBPM Workbench jBPM Workbench Showcase Drools Workbench Drools Workbench Showcase KIE Execution Server KIE Execution Server Showcase