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July 1, 2022. Release 8.5.3 adds several advanced features such as simplified iterations over collections of objects, new operators, multiple rules in CSV-based decision tables, dependency upgrades, and more.

June 30, 2022. OpenRules presented “How Business Analysts Represent and Debug Complex Decisioning Logic” at BBC-2022 (Building Business Capability) 

Apr 25, 2022.  Release 8.5.2: advanced handling of CSV files with Big Tables, controlling memory size for large Decision Projects, using quotes for text values, and fixing a few bugs.

Mar 28, 2022.  A minor Release 8.5.1 : new reports to show the structure of complex  Decision Projects, upgrades of 3rd party packages. “Handling Large Payloads with OpenRules-based AWS Lambdavideo

Mar 1, 2022. Release 8.5.0 comes with many new features which make OpenRules Decision Manager even friendlier to subject matter experts and even faster to execute large input data sets.

Dec-2021. On Dec 21, 2021 we published a new release 8.4.3.17 that fixed recent Apache Log4J Security Vulnerabilities using log4j version 2.17.0. After a new vulnerability was found on Dec 27, we updated the 8.4.3.17 that now uses the latest log4j version 2.17.1. We recommend our customers to modify their pom.xml files using log4j 2.17.1 and the latest OpenRules 8.4.3.17. Contact us if you need help.

Nov 11, 2021. Release 8.4.2 essentially improves the validation and consistency checking of Rule Repositories providing much better error diagnostics in business friendly terms.

Sep 14, 2021. OpenRules presented Continuous Digital Decisioning or Operational Decision Microservices in the CI/CD World at DecisionCAMP-2021. Watch
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Aug 23, 2021. Release 8.4.1 is about “Securing OpenRules Decision Services” – click on this link to see the new tutorial that describes how to secure decision services using JWT Authentication and SSL communication. Release 8.4.1 also provides business users with an additional control over input and output of their decision models allowing them to validate incoming JSON requests and choose which decision variables to exclude from the produced responses. Read more

June 25, 2021. Release 8.4.0 essentially enhances deployment options including: deploying decision models as MS Azure Functions; building RESTful web services with OpenRules REST, building custom AWS Lambda functions to support CI/CD Pipelines, automatic generation of JSON test cases. See User Manual for Developers.

Apr 12, 2021. Release 8.3.2 includes a performance benchmark MedicalServiceCoverage that demonstrates how OpenRules can execute 1,000,000 requests within 12 seconds! Read more

Mar 3, 2021. Release 8.3.1 includes a powerful while easy-to-use graphical Rule Debugger oriented to business users. Watch the video and the webinar “Advanced Decision Modeling with OpenRules“.

Jan 25, 2021. Release 8.3.0 comes with a Graphical Integrated Decision Modeling Environment called “Decision Model Explorer“. It automatically builds decision model diagrams, opens Excel files associated with different nodes, and allows business people to modify, test, and deploy their decision models from one place. Watch the video and read more.

Nov 24, 2020. ProcessMaker and OpenRules announced a new partnershipOpenRules is recognized as the clear leader in decision systems in the world today,” said Brian Reale, Founder and CEO of ProcessMaker.  “But besides its sheer power, we loved the fact that OpenRules decision tables can be built in Excel and then uploaded to AWS with the click of a button.  There is no software to install or manage, and it works natively in ProcessMaker.  You just can’t beat that.”

Nov 19, 2020. OpenRules announced a new product “Rule DB” that allows business decision models to directly access relational databases with the power of SQL preserved in new Excel-based tables “DataSQL”. You may find many examples at https://RuleDB.com.

Release 8.2.1 empowers our users with an ability to assemble new decision services by orchestrating existing decision services, allows you to migrate SQL queries to business rules, supports a LEGO-like design of domain-specific libraries of decision services, and several other enhancements.

Oct 1, 2020. OpenRules announced “SaaS Rule Learner“, a cloud-based tool for subject matter experts who want to apply Machine Learning to generate business rules from their historical data. No installation or preliminary ML knowledge is required. Watch video. Try it from https://SaaS.RuleLearner.com

Aug 25, 2020. OpenRules announced public availability of its Machine Learning product RuleLearner.com oriented to business users and that supports Ever-Learning Digital Decisioning Systems.

June 15, 2020. Release 8.2.0 simplifies the installation process for Windows, Mac and Linux, allows free downloads of various sample projects, improves decision explanations by beatifying the execution protocol, and adds several more features requested by our customers. Read Release Notes and an updated User Manual

May 11, 2020. Release 8.1.2 provides a brand new execution mechanism that improves performance of very big decision tables (BigTable) 10-100 times! At the same time OpenRules, Inc. cuts the run-time license fee 10 times!  Read Release Notes 

March 3, 2020OpenRules Decision Manager is now available in AWS Marketplace using a SaaS Subscription (“Pay-As-You-Go”) – read Press Release. The latest Release 8.1.1 works with any JDK 1.8 or higher.  Download 

February 1, 2020. Release 8.1.0 deploys business decision models as AWS Lambdas, RESTful Web Services, or Docker Containers. See Release Notes

Oct 1, 2019OpenRules Decision Manager 8.0.2 supports ONE-CLICK AWS LAMBDA DEPLOYMENT! Business analysts (!) now can deploy their business decision models created in Excel as AWS Lambda decision services with a simple click on “deployLambda.bat“! No coding or knowledge of AWS environment is required. Read more 

Sep 1, 2019. OpenRules announced new Release 8.0.1  that deploys classical business decision models on Amazon cloud without coding. They utilize a simple graphical interface provided by AWS Lambda and AWS API Gateway – see Tutorial

Aug 1, 2019. OpenRules announced general availability of its new Decision Manager, a digital decisioning platform, specifically designed for modern enterprises and optimized for cloud and containers. Read more