Barbara von Halle
Founder, Knowledge Partners, Inc. (KPI)
Barbara von Halle is the founder of Knowledge Partners, Inc. (KPI), a NJ-based consulting company specializing in information and rules. Ms. von Halle is probably best known for pioneering in the world of Business Rules through her writings and consulting work.
Ms. von Halle has an international reputation in the field of data/knowledge management. In 1996, she received the honored Outstanding Individual Achievement Award from the International Data Management Association. She has co-hosted, with Ronald G. Ross and Technology Transfer Institute, the 3-day practitioners' conference dedicated to "Business Rules at Work.
Barb specifically designed KPI as an employee-owned company comprised of leaders and peers in information management (data warehousing) and business rule delivery. Most recently, KPI has developed a partly automated methodology for mining business rules from legacy code, managing them in a rule repository, and is moving toward delivering business rules through e-business solutions.