Patent Number: 7,827,206

Title: System and method for managing changes to business rules

Abstract: A rules change management system and method. The system comprises a first computing system comprising a first memory system. The first memory system comprises a rules change management engine. The first computing system receives a set of meta-rules associated with rules stored in a second memory system within a second computing system. The set of meta-rules are stored in the first memory system. The computing system receives a request to change a rule of the rules. The rules change management engine applies at least one associated meta-rule of the set of meta-rules to the request. The rules change management engine determines if the request may be executed based on the applying.

Inventors: Holmes; Peter (Poughkeepsie, NY), Joseph; Joshy (Redmond, WA), Sachdeva; Naveen (Sewickley, PA)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00