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Business Rules Engines for Child Welfare Programs

Powering Better Social Services

Why a Business Rules Engine is Essential for Child Welfare Programs

Over the last 20 years, child welfare department leaders hoped that a statewide automated child welfare information system (SACWIS) would streamline case management, give caseworkers access to more data to make child welfare decisions and improve the agency’s overall operations. Instead, they were left with severe technical issues, among a host of other issues.
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Digital Dialogue Agile Efficient Citizen Services

Digital Dialog: Agile and Efficient Citizen Services

Many government agencies are revamping their information technology infrastructures to simplify the process of making changes required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The State of Indiana chose Corticon as its business rules engine for driving the Medicaid provider enrollment process—a process historically fraught with paperwork and multiple handoffs—and for determining eligibility across all State-funded programs.

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How States Are Modernizing Eligibility Systems

Progress Corticon and the A-87 Cost Allocation Exception

How States are Taking Advantage of the Market-Leading BRMS

Thanks to the A-87 Cost Allocation Exception, state and local agencies across the United States will have help simplifying benefit determination and administration to operate more efficiently. Choosing the right tools is crucial to ensure a streamlined experience for citizens while saving critical IT resources.
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Modernizing Healthcare Systems

Modernizing Healthcare Systems: The Impact of Change

Changes in policy and regulation happen on a constant basis. Over the past few years, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has altered the way people apply for and receive benefits. As a result, states are finding their existing eligibility systems are no longer sufficient to deliver services to beneficiaries.
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eBook: Sparking Agile Business Decisions

Learn how automating business decisions with Progress Corticon takes business agility to a whole new level. It’s packed full of industry examples and real-world stories of customers like eBay that are reducing change cycles by as much as 90% and getting new products out the door up to 85% faster.
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Health & Human Services Eligibility

Health & Human Services Eligibility: Making Decisions Easier

Maintaining changes in health and human services benefits is a critical and challenging task for any state or local government health department. Officials are increasingly turning to technology to help ease the burden of constant and complex amendments. Over the past six years, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has used technology – specifically a business rules engine (BRE) – to transform productivity and improve business agility.
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Selling Business Rules for SIs

System Integrators (SIs) often deal with complex logic and decision-making in mission critical systems that directly impact their client’s business. You’ll learn how business rules engines – like Progress® Corticon®, our leading BRMS – helps organizations keep pace with change, opens new revenue opportunities and improves efficiency and productivity.
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Whitepaper: Flexibility and Control in Insurance Operations: Can You Master Both

Perhaps you have been in this situation: You are in your office, not bothering anybody, when the meeting invitation hits your mailbox “Strategic planning” is the subject, with the usual suspects on the attendee list. This meeting has happened before. Last time the discussion was about finally getting a claims system that created some true efficiency. Or was it that top-secret marketing project that was supposed to really shake up the market? Either way, it translated into impossible timelines, insufficient resources and another missed opportunity. The time before that the project made it through, but only because the new CIO was going to get a data warehouse no matter what.
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5 Reasons to Adopt Business Rules

Businesses are continuously seeking to speed up workflows and go-to-market plans, but weighing business factors against policies and regulations often gets in the way. With a Business Rules Engine, everyday decisions – guided by rules or regulations – can be made automatically.
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Achieving Business Agility

Achieving Business Agility

Fundamental to business agility is the ability to make the right business decisions at the right time. Of course, data drives decisions—therefore, business agility actually starts with corporate IT and extends throughout the enterprise. This is where Progress® Corticon® comes in. Corticon is a market-leading business rules engine that delivers high-quality, high-fidelity and high-performance automated business decisions.
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Modernizing Healthcare Systems: The Impact of Change

Over the past few years, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has altered the way people apply for and receive benefits. As a result, states are finding their existing eligibility systems are no longer sufficient to deliver services to beneficiaries. Progress® Corticon® Business Rules Engine can reduce development time and change cycles by 90%
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Progress Corticon 5.5 rethinks how business rules are authored and managed

If you’ve been contemplating how a business rules engine (BRE) can help your business, you’ll want to read The 451 Group research, “Progress Corticon 5.5 rethinks how business rules are authored and managed.”
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Progress Corticon for OpenEdge

Progress® Corticon® Rules for Progress® OpenEdge® is a combination of two industry leading technologies used to automate decision making logic with agility and business control, helping organizations make better, smarter and faster decisions. The rules engine is used to separate business logic from application code in order to accommodate faster, and business driven, change.
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Pensions & Eligibility

Pensions and Eligibility: Managing Employee Retirement and Compliance in Turbulent Times

Pension administrators are at the center of a storm. Learn how technology – like a business rules engine – can help IT and business users implement new reporting standards for operational efficiently – while separating business processes from rules to ensure compliance.
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Whitepaper: IDC Tech Spotlight - Breaking the Rules in BRMS Technology

As innovation in application development continues, Business Rules Engines have become the “go-to” solution in industries where applications rely on complex rules, policy or regulations: case management, complicated pricing structures, insurance and claims processing, pensions, loans and banking, and governmental benefits eligibility. Discover how Progress Corticon can impact industries where applications rely on complex rules, policy or regulations. Download this Tech Spotlight to learn more.
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Business Rules Management

Overview: Progress Corticon Business Rules Management

Overview of Progress Corticon's capabilities with Business Rules Management in helping organizations to automate and improve decision making.
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Corticon Studio

Datasheet: Corticon Business Rules Modeling Studio

Easy to learn and easy to use, Progress® Corticon® Business Rules Modeling Studio makes modeling decisions and their business rules accessible to business professionals, business analysts and software developers alike. The model-driven Corticon approach eliminates the need for classic programming skills, with a spreadsheet metaphor that is easy to understand, yet still offers support for the most sophisticated decisions and business rules. Even skilled programmers get the benefit of significantly reduced development cycles when using Corticon Studio to create and maintain rule-based decision services. Within its environment you can model, analyze and test rule sets independent of any IT system, then save them as executable decision services.
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Business Rules Management and BPM - Turning Policies into Actions

Decisions within business processes are as critical as the drive for flexibility, because decisions change much more frequently than processes. Combining business rules management with business process management allows decision rules to be changed independently from processes. Putting them together into application development allows a business to improve agility, accuracy, cost and compliance.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Applications Designed for Change (Progress OpenEdge BPM and Corticon BRMS)

Business analysts and developers need to be able to define application workflows in a more agile fashion, if they are to design applications for future change. Discover how the Progress BPM and BRMS solution can future-proof your applications while improving business policy enforcement.
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Overview: Progress Corticon High Performance Batch Processor

When used alone, Corticon Business Rules Server ("Corticon Server") provides scalable, high performance transaction processing via a stateless, request/response architecture. This is ideally suited for online transaction processing (OLTP) applications, using either XML Web Services, or in-process Java or .NET. Using this architecture, a calling application sends a payload to a target decision service. The Corticon Server processes the payload by executing the rules within the target decision service, and then returns a response, including both resulting data and an audit trail indicating the rules that fired.
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