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Red Hat Decision Manager
Red Hat Decision Manager Technology

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Description: Red Hat Decision Manager, formerly JBoss Business Rules Management System (BRMS), is a decision management platform that combines business rules management and complex event processing. It includes decision management and business resource optimization capabilities. With Red Hat Decision Manager, users can automate business decisions and make that logic available to the entire business.

Red Hat Decision Manager uses a proprietary centralized repository for storing all resources and data.

This technology can be installed on premise or via the cloud.

The source code of this technology is available on the vendor`s website after a user creates a profile on the Red Hat website. However, the source code can only be used in a development environment. If the user wants to deploy this technology into a production environment, then a subscription fee must be paid. This assessment is for both versions of the technology.

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Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.11
Decision Date: 11/25/2020 at 16:34:39 UTC
Aliases: JBoss Business Rules Management System (BRMS)
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Red Hat
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (11/25/2020 at 16:34:39 UTC).