9780201743913

Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning IT with Business Goals

Morgan, Tony

ISBN 10: 0201743914 / 0-201-74391-4
ISBN 13: 9780201743913
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews for this title:
Synopsis:
The #1 reason software development projects fail has nothing to do with coding: Simply put, programmers are programming the wrong things, and no amount of cleverness in coding can compensate. The solution is a more intelligent approach to defining the requirements of information systems: one that draws upon the concept of "business rules," to plan software which is thoroughly aligned with business goals. Leading consultant Tony Morgan begins by outlining an "alternative future," in which the development of new IT systems is driven by structured descriptions of a business and its key goals. He thoroughly explains the ideas behind business rules, helping IT professionals establish a systematic framework for identifying them, and for validating the business logic underlying them -- thereby dramatically reducing cost and risk. Next, he presents realistic mechanisms for translating business rules into software, covering technical architectures, tools, techniques for managing rules and models on an ongoing basis, and much more. For all IT executives, managers, developers, analysts, and project team members, and for anyone with a stake in designing, implementing, and running efficient IT systems.

Review:

Information systems often fail because their requirements are poorly defined. This book shows IT professionals how to specify more precisely and more effectively what their systems need to do. The key lies in the discovery and application of what are called business rules. A business rule is a compact and simple statement that represents some important aspect of a business. By capturing the rules for your business--the logic that governs its operation--you will gain the ability to create systems fully aligned with your business needs.

In this book, Tony Morgan provides a thorough introduction to business rules, as well as a practical framework for integrating them into information systems. He shows you how to identify and express business rules, offers practical strategies for their use, and explains the key elements of logic that underpin their application.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding the role of business rules and models in information systems development
  • Using models to structure and manage business activities, including e-commerce
  • Defining and discovering business rules
  • Controlling business rule quality
  • Fitting business rules into varied technical architectures
  • Implementing business rules using available technology
  • Whether you are an analyst, designer, developer, or technical manager, the in-depth information and practical perspective in this valuable resource will guide you in your efforts to build rule-centered information systems that fully support the goals of your organization.



    0201743914B03042002

    From the Back Cover

    Editorial reviews may belong to another edition of this title.
     

    Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning IT with Business Goals: Search Results

    1.
    Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning IT with Business Goals Format: Paper (ISBN: 0201743914 / 0-201-74391-4)
    Morgan, Tony
    ISBN 10: 0201743914
    ISBN 13: 9780201743913
    Bookseller: INDOO (Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
    Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
    Quantity Available: > 20

    Book Description: Prentice Hall. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0201743914

    Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Add Book to Shopping Basket
    Price: US$ 46.08
    Convert Currency
    Shipping: US$ 3.50
    Within U.S.A.
    2.
    Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning IT with Business Goals (ISBN: 0201743914 / 0-201-74391-4)
    Morgan, Tony
    ISBN 10: 0201743914
    ISBN 13: 9780201743913
    Bookseller: Textbook Barn (Woodland Hills, CA, U.S.A.)
    Bookseller Rating: 2-star rating
    Quantity Available: > 20

    Book Description: Addison-Wesley Professional. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0201743914 Premium Publisher Direct Books are Like New or Brand New books direct from the publisher sometimes at a discount. Multiple copies are usually available. These books are not available for expedited shipping and may take up to 14 business days to receive. Bookseller Inventory # Z0201743914ZN

    Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Add Book to Shopping Basket
    Price: US$ 50.45
    Convert Currency
    Shipping: US$ 4.99
    Within U.S.A.
    3.
    Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning IT with Business Goals (ISBN: 0201743914 / 0-201-74391-4)
    Morgan, Tony
    ISBN 10: 0201743914
    ISBN 13: 9780201743913
    Bookseller: Murray Media (MIAMI SHORES, FL, U.S.A.)
    Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
    Quantity Available: 3

    Book Description: Addison-Wesley Professional. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110201743914

    Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Add Book to Shopping Basket
    Price: US$ 56.01
    Convert Currency
    Shipping: FREE Within U.S.A.
    4.
    Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning IT with Business Goals (ISBN: 0201743914 / 0-201-74391-4)
    Morgan, Tony
    ISBN 10: 0201743914
    ISBN 13: 9780201743913
    Bookseller: ExtremelyReliable (Richmond, TX, U.S.A.)
    Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
    Quantity Available: 1

    Book Description: Addison-Wesley Professional. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0201743914

    Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Add Book to Shopping Basket
    Price: US$ 52.95
    Convert Currency
    Shipping: US$ 3.99
    Within U.S.A.
    5.
    Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning IT with Business Goals (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780201743913)
    Morgan, Tony
    ISBN 10: 0201743914
    ISBN 13: 9780201743913
    Bookseller: The Book Depository US (Gloucester, ., United Kingdom)
    Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
    Quantity Available: 1

    Book Description: Pearson Education (US), United States, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 232 x 158 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. The #1 reason software development projects fail has nothing to do with coding: Simply put, programmers are programming the wrong things, and no amount of cleverness in coding can compensate. The solution is a more intelligent approach to defining the requirements of information systems: one that draws upon the concept of business rules, to plan software which is thoroughly aligned with business goals. Leading consultant Tony Morgan begins by outlining an alternative future, in which the development of new IT systems is driven by structured descriptions of a business and its key goals. He thoroughly explains the ideas behind business rules, helping IT professionals establish a systematic framework for identifying them, and for validating the business logic underlying them -- thereby dramatically reducing cost and risk. Next, he presents realistic mechanisms for translating business rules into software, covering technical architectures, tools, techniques for managing rules and models on an ongoing basis, and much more. For all IT executives, managers, developers, analysts, and project team members, and for anyone with a stake in designing, implementing, and running efficient IT systems. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780201743913

    Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Add Book to Shopping Basket
    Price: US$ 59.70
    Convert Currency
    Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
    6.
    Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning IT with Business Goals (ISBN: 0201743914 / 0-201-74391-4)
    Morgan, Tony
    ISBN 10: 0201743914
    ISBN 13: 9780201743913
    Bookseller: BarristerBooks (Lawrence, KS, U.S.A.)
    Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
    Quantity Available: 3

    Book Description: Addison-Wesley Professional. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0201743914 BRAND NEW W/FAST SHIPPING! This item is: Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning IT with Business Goals, 1st Ed., 2002, by Morgan, Tony; FORMAT: Paperback; ISBN: 9780201743913. Choose Expedited for fastest shipping! Our 98%+ rating proves our commitment! We cannot ship to PO Boxes/APO address. To avoid ordering the wrong item, please check your item's ISBN number!. Bookseller Inventory # P9780201743913

    Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Add Book to Shopping Basket
    Price: US$ 64.04
    Convert Currency
    Shipping: FREE Within U.S.A.
    7.
    Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning IT with Business Goals (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780201743913)
    Morgan, Tony
    ISBN 10: 0201743914
    ISBN 13: 9780201743913
    Bookseller: The Book Depository (Gloucester, UK, United Kingdom)
    Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
    Quantity Available: 1

    Book Description: Pearson Education (US), United States, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 232 x 158 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. The #1 reason software development projects fail has nothing to do with coding: Simply put, programmers are programming the wrong things, and no amount of cleverness in coding can compensate. The solution is a more intelligent approach to defining the requirements of information systems: one that draws upon the concept of business rules, to plan software which is thoroughly aligned with business goals. Leading consultant Tony Morgan begins by outlining an alternative future, in which the development of new IT systems is driven by structured descriptions of a business and its key goals. He thoroughly explains the ideas behind business rules, helping IT professionals establish a systematic framework for identifying them, and for validating the business logic underlying them -- thereby dramatically reducing cost and risk. Next, he presents realistic mechanisms for translating business rules into software, covering technical architectures, tools, techniques for managing rules and models on an ongoing basis, and much more. For all IT executives, managers, developers, analysts, and project team members, and for anyone with a stake in designing, implementing, and running efficient IT systems. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780201743913

    Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Add Book to Shopping Basket
    Price: US$ 65.02
    Convert Currency
    Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
    8.
    Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning It With Business Goals (ISBN: 0201743914 / 0-201-74391-4)
    Morgan, Tony
    ISBN 10: 0201743914
    ISBN 13: 9780201743913
    Bookseller: Revaluation Books (Exeter, DEV, United Kingdom)
    Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
    Quantity Available: 1

    Book Description: Addison-Wesley, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 384 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # z-0201743914

    Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Add Book to Shopping Basket
    Price: US$ 66.30
    Convert Currency
    Shipping: US$ 9.86
    From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
    9.
    Business Rules and Information Systems (ISBN: 9780201743913)
    Morgan, Tony
    ISBN 10: 0201743914
    ISBN 13: 9780201743913
    Bookseller: Supreme Bookstore (San Jose, CA, U.S.A.)
    Bookseller Rating: 1-star rating
    Quantity Available: > 20

    Book Description: Pearson. other. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 2cf3c584f1a458b83a7d8e236de39a72

    Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Add Book to Shopping Basket
    Price: US$ 75.69
    Convert Currency
    Shipping: US$ 3.99
    Within U.S.A.
    10.
    Business Rules and Information Systems: Aligning IT with Business Goals (ISBN: 9780201743913)
    Morgan, Tony
    ISBN 10: 0201743914
    ISBN 13: 9780201743913
    Bookseller: Palexbooks (Idyllwild, CA, U.S.A.)
    Bookseller Rating: 2-star rating
    Quantity Available: > 20

    Book Description: Addison-Wesley Professional, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand new! We cannot ship to PO Boxes. Thanks!. Bookseller Inventory # 9780201743913

    Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Add Book to Shopping Basket
    Price: US$ 77.36
    Convert Currency
    Shipping: US$ 3.00
    Within U.S.A.
    View All Listings for this Book