Ronald Ross

Ronald G. Ross, Principal and Co-Founder of Business Rules Solutions, LLC, is internationally acknowledged as the “father of business rules.” Recognizing early on the importance of independently managed business rules for business operations and architecture, he has pioneered innovative techniques and standards since the mid-1980s. He wrote the industry’s first book on business rules in 1994. With BRS’s client roster of Fortune 500 companies and governments, Ron consults,speaks and teaches worldwide. He has served as the chair of the International Business Rules & Decisions Forum conference since 1997, now part of the Building Business Capability (BBC) conference. Ron is also the author of 10 professional books, as well as the executive editor of the Business Rules Journal. Through these publications, as well as on the online forum BRCommunity and his blog, Ron enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience in consulting and business rules. Outside of work, Ron enjoys walking his dogs, travelling with his three children, and tweeting. For fresh nuggets of information, follow him @Ronald_G_Ross!

Business Rules – December 2012

The notion of Ôdata independenceÕ fundamentally re-architected the landscape of IT architectures some four decades ago as DBMS first emerged…

Business Rules – June 2012

Over the past decade Ron Ross has developed a series of well-structured pattern questions for harvesting business rules. In…

Business Rules August 2011

This column takes a fun look at the reality of todayÕs business governance practices as seen through the eyes of…

Business Rules – November 2010

What does the business rule approach have to say about forming definitions of business concepts? What role should rules play…