Example – Credit scoring rules might change each month with new rules replacing older rules.
Rule sets constructed in a hierarchy to allow common rules to be reused, and specialized rules to be used that only apply to a subset of business conditions.
Example – Insurance approval rules that apply for every policy, and specialized rules that only apply to a specific policy.
Supports data cleansing and data mapping.
Run against a data stream and allow individual data elements (messages) to be evaluated, changed, or stopped for an analyst to evaluate.
Example – Ensuring data integrity by evaluating messages coming into a medical record (EHR) system by stopping messages that are missing data or contain badly formatted data.