the people who help make BRCommunity.com a reality.
Editor, Ronald G. Ross
G. Ross serves as Executive Editor of www.BRCommunity.com
and its flagship on-line publication, Business
Rules Journal. He is a regular columnist for the Journal’s Commentary section which also features John Zachman and
Chris Date. Mr. Ross was formerly Editor of the Data Base Newsletter from 1977 to 1998.
Ross serves as Co-Chair of the Business Rule Forum Conference. He
was a charter member of the Business Rules Group in the 1980s, and
was a co-editor of its watershed 2000 paper, “Organizing
Business Plans: The Standard Model for Business Rule Motivation.” Mr. Ross is also
the author of a half-dozen professional books, including two on
Ross is Co-Founder and Principal of Business Rule Solutions, LLC (www.BRSolutions.com).
At BRS, Mr. Ross co-develops BRSolutions,
its landmark business analysis methodology, which features
numerous innovative business rule techniques including the popular
RuleSpeak™. These are the latest offerings in a 25-year career
that has consistently featured creative, business-driven
For additional information about Mr. Ross, please visit his personal website at www.RonRoss.info.
Publisher, Gladys S.W. Lam
S.W. Lam is a Principal at BRSolutions.com and is a recognized
expert IT project manager, consultant, and seminar leader. She has
extensive experience in various business contacts, including BPR,
strategic IT planning, and managing and implementing information
systems. She works closely with companies in developing Business
Lam has gained a reputation for fostering positive professional
relationships with principal and support staff in projects. Her
wide business and technical knowledge is invaluable in achieving
consensus among project participants. She has also developed an
impressive track record of completing projects on time and within
budget. She is committed to achieving quality results within
Keri Anderson Healy
Keri Anderson Healy is a principal in The Automated Reasoning Corporation (ARCorp Inc.). She specializes in
the practical application of modeling techniques and the development of architecture frameworks. Keri has over
thirty years experience in developing shared data applications within an architected framework for both the
private and public sectors.
Keri was a founding member and original chair of the Business Rules Group (BRG). She has served as technical
editor on several major publications, including the original GUIDE white paper on Business Rules, the revision
to the IEEE IDEF1X language standard (which updates the classic IDEF1X data modeling language to an object
modeling language), the BRG's 'Business Motivation Model' paper, and, most recently, the 'Semantics of
Business Vocabulary and Business Rules' (SBVR) now an OMG standard.
Review Editor, John Hall
Hall serves as the Business Rule Community's own Technology Review
Editor. Mr. Hall is also a principal of Model Systems, a
consulting company with offices in London, England and Seattle,
WA. He has more than 30 years' IS experience, predominantly in
database systems, architecture and methodology, and, more
recently, in Web applications and e-commerce. He is a charter
member of the Business Rules Group and co-chair of the European
Business Rules Conference.
can be reached by email at:firstname.lastname@example.org
Steven C. Pesant
C. Pesant is a Principal for WEBtech Productions, Inc. an IT
consulting firm specializing in internet and business systems management.
His leadership provides a solid foundation for active participation in various projects
for SMBs in a variety of industries from entertainment, operations and fulfillment,
print & electronic publishing, multimedia imaging, and travel & tourism.