The Journal encourages qualified professionals to submit
original articles or product reviews for possible publication. All
accepted material is subject to editing.
submitted to the Journal should focus on a
timely issue or solution relating to topic of interest to the
Business Rules community. Articles
should not be product or vendor specific, unless such reference is
relevant to a user experience.
Case studies are especially desirable.
you are not sure that your article's topic is appropriate for
you may submit an abstract.
After we review the abstract, we will contact you if we
would like to see the complete article.
However, we will not make final publication decisions
without having a complete article to review.
article may be submitted via mail, fax, or e-mail.
If your article is selected for publication, we will need
your copy in electronic form (sent via email or on diskette) in
one of the following formats:
encourage the use of illustrations in the articles we publish.
Tables may be provided in-line (as part of the document), but
artwork used as figures should be provided as individual files
(in .GIF or .JPG format) with Figure references in the article
body. For online presentation, please ensure that your artwork
is does not exceed 450 pixels in width.
If it is necessary for us to recreate your artwork, we
will make every effort to keep the drawings as similar to your
originals as possible. If you have any questions about graphic
file format requirements, you are strongly urged to contact us
prior to creating your artwork.
with your submission, you should supply a brief (three or four
sentence) abstract, suitable for inclusion in our article index,
and your short (one or two paragraph) biography. If you would
like readers to contact you directly, please include your email
address and/or website's URL.
your article is selected for publication, we will need a photo.
Your color photo is preferred, but a black-and-white
photo is acceptable. If you have a photo in digital format (as a
.JPG file) you can sent it to us via email. If you have only a
hardcopy print, please mail it to us and we will scan the image.
If you wish the print returned to you, please enclose an
appropriate, postage-paid return envelope.
article length is between 1600 and 4000 words, but this is not a
hard-and-fast rule. Articles that exceed this guideline may be
submitted. Longer articles may be serialized, at the discretion of
on products (tools, books, etc.) may be submitted to the Journal
providing the review reports the author's personal experiences with
a product that falls under one of the Journal's major
should reflect both positive and negative aspects of the product,
from the perspective of the user's own experience.
Publisher, Gladys S.W. Lam
Executive Editor, Ronald G. Ross
Editor, Keri Anderson Healy