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Business Rule Framework plus

As the focus is primarily on SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management, this page will no longer be updated.

New features that mayalso affect BRFplus are described on the SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management page.
SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management is an add-on to BRFplus, extending its functional scope.

 

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BRFplus OverviewBRFplus Overview Presentation
2011 TechEd Hands-On PresentationHands-On Session of BRFplus at 2011 TechEd
e-Book: Business Rules Management at SAPThis e-Book provides an overview on BRFplus.
SAP NetWeaver Decision Service ManagementSAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management is an Add-On to BRFplus, making use of BRFplus. This presentation shows the basic concepts of SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management, elaborating on BRFplus as well.
News in SAP NetWeaver 7.02

This presentation shows new BRFplus capabilities as of NW 702.

News in SAP NetWeaver 7.03

This presentation shows new BRFplus capabilities as of NW 703.

BRFplus Training NetWeaver 7.02This Knowledge Burst will provide with an overview of Business Rule Framework plus for SAP NetWeaver 7 Ehp 2.
BRFplus – The BookThe book on BRFplus.

 

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TypeDateTitleDescription
Introduction

22.02.2010

About BRF and BRFplus

This paper explains how the outphased BRF relates to the new BRFplus. It explains differences in the concepts and compares the important artifacts of both products. Finally, it gives advice when to use which product.

Introduction02.11.2008

Business Rule Framework plus - The Very Basics

Introduces the core entities, concepts and terminology of BRFplus.

Introduction12.11.2008

Business Rule Framework plus - Workbench

Introduces the BRFplus workbench, the interactive rule modeling tool based on WebDynpro ABAP.

Introduction12.11.2008

Standard Content

Introduces the content shipped with BRFplus, like predefined applications and rule objects.

Introduction02.11.2008

Using BRFplus with a Third-Party Rules Engine

Explains the implementation of a connection from BRFplus to a third-party rules engine via a JCo-based connector.

Introduction2.11.2008How to Create Formula FunctionsThe paper introduces the formula functions in BRFplus. The paper also explains the procedure to create custom formula functions and the use of these formula functions in business rules.
Introduction07.07.2010

BRFplus - Performance and Sizing

This paper gives an overview about performance and sizing in BRFplus. It explains how BRFplus works and how it can be used in high-performance scenarios. A list of do's and don'ts is provided.

Introduction08.07.2010

Setting up a Simple Application with BRFplus

Demoing BRFplus and the BRFplus Workbench by implementing a sample application. That presentation is suitable as a quick start to BRFplus, in order to learn how to use the workbench and how to implement own applications, rulesets, and expressions
Introduction24.01.2013SAP DSM/BRFPlus System Architecture ConsiderationsThis document, created by SAP partner Mouritech, throws some light on SAP BRFPlus and Decision Service Management system architecture considerations. Decision services are part of and integrated into business applications and thereby impact the overall application performance. The best performance can be achieved when executing pre-compiled coding locally, which is achieved by SAP DSM/BRFplus and a major difference to other rules engines, which must interpret coding (e.g. java based products) or require calls into different stacks and to different servers.
Publications

06.09.2011

Sales Material

This Presentation gives an overview about current trends and settings and about BRFplus, as well.

The same material also is available in the following languages: German, Spanish, Russian

Publications13.09.2011

News in SAP NetWeaver 7.02

This presentation shows new BRFplus capabilities as of NW 702.

Publications13.09.2011

News in SAP NetWeaver 7.03

This presentation shows new BRFplus capabilities as of NW 703.

Tutorials10.08.2010

BRFplus XML Export and Import

Explains XML export and import for standard BRFplus objects and user-defined expressions

Tutorials21.11.2010BRFplus Application ExitsThe paper gives an introduction on how the capabilities of Business Rule Framework plus can be enhanced by using application exits
Tutorials20.02.2011Customer Demo: Integration between SAP Business Workflow and BRFplusThis document describes a demo which in detail demonstrates the different integration scenarios between SAP Business Workflow and Business Rule Framework plus (BRFplus). The demo shows how business logic defined in a BRFplus application can be used to control a workflow process. Furthermore, it demonstrates how existing workflow templates can be triggered out of a BRFplus application.
Tutorials06.02.2012Trigger BRFplus from Workflow and Trigger Workflow from BRFplusBRFplus can trigger workflows and vise versa workflows can trigger BRFplus rules. This paper shows how to integrate both tools.
Tutorials

BRFplus Training

This link leads to the BRFplus Workshop
TutorialsBRFplus DemoThis demo shows how to setup business rules using the BRFplus workbench, including testing the rules, and implementing the call of the decision service
Tutorials21.11.2010Building a BRFplus application with NW 7.02This is the printout of the 2010 TechEd Hands-On Session on BRFplus. It guides you through building some BRFplus application from scratch.
Tutorials06.09.2011Building a BRFplus application with NW 7.03This is the printout of the 2011 TechEd Hands-On Session on BRFplus. It guides you through building some BRFplus application from scratch.
Tutorials29.04.2010Embedding a BRFplus Object in an ABAP WebDynpro ApplicationThis paper is about the integration of a BRFplus object into your ABAP WebDynpro application. It shows you step by step how to embed the object and modify its UI, introduces you to events which can be raised by the embedded object and explains how to deal with exceptions.

Application Scenarios

24.01.2012Support Team DeterminationIn the Incident Management scenario of SAP Solution Manager 7.1 Business Rule Framework plus can be used to define rules for support team determination, based on criteria like SAP component, system ID, client, region, or country. BRFplus can also be used in the Change Request Management to enable the automatic determination of business partners, such as Change Advisory Board or Change Manager.

Application Scenarios

14.12.2011BRFplus for Decision ServicesThe document describes, with the help of an example, how a decision service can be implemented using BRFplus. Each step from concept to final implementation is shown. The example demonstrates automatic setting of the tax code during purchase order creation.

Application Scenarios

27.05.2012BRFplus for Decision Services - VideoThis is a video, showing how a decision service can be implemented using BRFplus. Each step from concept to final implementation is shown. The example demonstrates automatic setting of the tax code during purchase order creation.

Application Scenarios

25.05.2011IPC Integration with BRFplusThis article is about the integration between the IPC Pricing Engine with BRFplus.

Application Scenarios

14.02.2012BRFplus for HCM FeaturesThe document describes, with the help of an example, how decision services implemented in BRFplus can replace HCM Features. The replacement will provide business-side experts a much better user experience, and empower them to model their business logic.

Application Scenarios

22.02.2012Dunning by Collection Strategy with BRFplusThis document shows how to use BRFplus in the Dunning Run of 'Contract Accounts Receivables and Payables (FI-CA)' with SAP Enhancement Package 5. A sample BRFplus application for this scenario is attached as an XML file.

Application Scenarios

28.10.2012Executing a BRFplus Decision Service from an Android DeviceThis document describes the execution of a BRFplus decision service from an Android based mobile device. The document also explains the creation of a NetWeaver Gateway Service for a simple BRFplus decision service.

TechEd

06.09.2011

Business Rule Management with SAP

TechEd 2011 Lecture on BRFplus and BRM

TechEd06.09.2011

BRFplus HandsOn Session at TechEd 2011

TechEd 2011 Hands-On Session on BRFplus

TechEd21.11.2010Business Rule Management with SAPTechEd 2010 Lecture on BRFplus and BRM
TechEd21.11.2010

Own Your Business Logic With Business Rule Framework plus

TechEd 2010 Hands-On Session on BRFplus

TechEd21.11.2010

Business Rule Framework plus for ABAP- Empowering Business Users

TechEd 2009 Lecture on BRFplus

TechEd03.12.2008

BRFplus for ABAP: The Framework for Business Rules

Provides an overview of business rules and BRFplus presented at TechEd 2008
TechEd31.05.2012Building Flexible, Easy to Change and Rock-Solid Applications with BRFplus Decision Services2012 ASUG presentation on BRFplus, where you will learn how the empowerment of business experts is built into SAP applications, See how to achieve continuous decision and process improvement and get step-by-step instructions on how to apply this approach in your systems
Blogs15.02.2013Readers Digest for SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management (NW DSM) and Business Rule Framework plus (BRFplus)With this blog, I would like to make you aware of new material about SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management (NW DSM) and Business Rule Framework plus (BRFplus).
Blogs18.12.2012Controlling the UI Appearance of the BRFplus WorkbenchConfiguration of the BRFplus workbench is an important feature of BRFplus. Especially for business experts, a simplified BRFplus workbench and easy navigation are required. In this blog, I would like to show you a few ways in which you can change the visual appearance of the BRFplus workbench.
Blogs17.12.2012Best Practices for Decision Modeling in SAP NetWeaver Decision Service ManagementThis blog shows some best practices for the authoring of decision services in SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management with BRFplus business rules
Blogs19.10.2012Implementing Rebate Voucher Functionality with BRF+ in a Classical ERPBlog on integrating BRFplus with classical SD pricing
Blogs28.07.2012SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management 1.0 Ramp-Up Process Starting Now

The Release to Customer of SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management 1.0 is planned for July 31st 2012, which signals the beginning of the Ramp-Up process.

Blogs28.05.2012BRFplus News, May 2012 (ASUG webcast, SAP Skills Conference, slide decks in Spanish, Russian, and German)News on BRFplus in May 2012
Blogs28.11.2011How to Scope Your BRFplus ProjectChris Leeholm on BRFplus project scoping
Blogs11.05.2012Business Rules, Decision Management and ASUGJames Taylor commenting on 2012 ASUG presentations
Blogs02.04.2012Most promising rule engine BRFplusSome thoughts on BRFplus from a consumer
Blogs26.03.2012How to Blueprint Your BRFplus Project: Part 5Part 5 of a blog series on BRFplus projects
Blogs11.04.2012Decision Service Management at SAPPHIRE + ASUG Annual Conference, 2012Information on Decision Service Management and BRFplus activities at 2012 ASUG Annual Conference and SAPPHIRE
Blogs18.03.2012Yet another update on Documents and Blogs about BRFplusInformation on the latest documents and blogs on BRFplus
Blogs18.03.2012Business Rules in Berlin

Announcement of the BPM Offensive Berlin on March 23, 2012

Blogs15.01.2012News in the BRFplus Formula Expression

Learn what is new in the BRFplus formula expressions.

1. Text editor

2. New formula parser

3. New and better formula

Blogs28.10.2011BRFplus Classroom Training in German / BRFplus Präsenzschulung in DeutschA new classroom training for BRFplus has been set up. It is first conducted from 18.01.2012 to 20.01.2012 in Walldorf.
Blogs23.10.2011Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Using Business Rules and Predictive AnalyticsThis blog introduces the books "Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Using Business Rules and Predictive Analytics" and "Smart Enough Systems: How to Deliver Competitive Advantage by Automating Hidden Decisions" from James Taylor.
Blogs14.09.2011BRFplus KnowledgeBurst - 4 Hours of BRFplus Online LearningA BRFplus knowledge Burst with 4 hours of training material is now available, FOR FREE!
Blogs29.08.2011More about BRFplusAn ASUG webcase about BRFplus is planned for November this year: "BRFplus - Leveraging Business Rule Technology In SAP Applications". The blog further lists a couple of interesting articles and papers about BRFplus.
Blogs05.08.2011BRFplus at TechEd 2011September is TechEd time, once again. And again, I will be there for discussions with customers and partners, and of course to demo BRFplus.
Blogs06.05.2011BRFplus at SAP Skills Conference 2011Business Rule Framework plus (BRFplus) will be presented at the SAP Skills Conference 2011.
Blogs20.04.2011We want you for BRFplus - Customer Engagement InitiativeThe BRFplus Customer Engagement Initiative allows customers to get early insight into SAP product plans and closely collaborate with SAP in the area of Spec, Design, implementation and test.
Blogs11.03.2011BRFplus and Business Workflow - How to combine the best from both worldsThe blog comments on the combination of business rules management (BRFplus) and business process management (Business Workflow). A very detailed paper has been created and an ASUG webinar is scheduled to show the recently added capabilities to combine the two products.
Blogs01.12.2010BRFplus - The BookThe new book on Business Rule Framework plus (BRFplus) is available now.
Blogs24.09.2010Business Rules at TechEd 2010The blog lists TechEd 2010 sessions about business rules. There is an introduction session for BRFplus and BRM and alignment of the two engines. Other sessions provide hands-on experience for both products. Also, you can meet the heads driving the development of BRFplus and NW BRM.
Blogs21.07.2010BRFplus Updates, Summer 2010With this blog, I'd like to give some updates on BRFplus: - Partner Tests - Collection Management with BRFplus - New Example - TechEd 2010.
Blogs21.07.2010Performance in BRFplus - Surprise, Surprise!A new performance paper for Business Rule Framework plus (BRFplus) is available. The blog contains the highlights and a link.
Blogs01.03.2010Updates on BRFplusThe blog contains news about Business Rule Framework plus (BRFplus): • Status of the next release (NW 7.0 EhP2) • Invitation to test in 2010 • New features in NW 7.0 EhP3 • Comparison BRF vs. BRFplus • New BRFplus book.
Blogs09.10.2009Business Rule Framework plus - NetWeaver 7.0 EHP2 TeaserThe blogs introduces to some of the new BRFplus features which are delivered with NetWeaver 7.0 EHP2. BRFplus is a business rules management system developed in ABAP. With BRFplus business experts can search, find, change and test business logic modeled in BRFplus. BRFplus is an enabler for highly flexible and easy to extend business applications.
Blogs06.10.2009Business Rule Framework plus at TechEd 2009The blog is about the one hour lecture about BRFplus (CD106) at TechEd 2009. In more detail, in this blog the agenda of the lecture session is shown and there is the offer to meet the BRFplus experts at TechEd.
Blogs30.12.2008Business Rules in the PWC Technology Forecast Summer 2008The blog discusses the "Technology Forecast" quarterly journal issued by PricewaterhouseCoopers and includes some quotes from the Summer 2008 issue that deal with business rules.
Blogs12.11.2008New SDN Page for Business Rule Framework plus (BRFplus)With the re-launch of SDN, we have created a homepage for BRFplus. There, you also can find papers and tutorials.
Blogs20.10.2008Important Information for Using BRFplusThis blog contains important information for using Business Rule Framework plus (BRFplus), SAP's business rules management system developed in ABAP.
Blogs30.08.2008BRFplus at TechEd 2008Information about BRFplus and live demo on TechEd 2008.
Blogs15.05.2008About Business RulesThis is the second blog in a series of blogs around business rules and BRFplus. The blog deals with the following topics: -definition of business rules -algorithms used by business rules engines -integration of business rule management systems with applications.
Blogs27.05.2008BRFplus a Business Rule Engine written in ABAPThis is the first blog in a series of blogs around business rules and BRFplus. BRFplus is a business rules engine in the ABAP stack. It will be released with NW700 Enhancement Pack 1.

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