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This is one of the possible Use Cases.

1. Abstract

Organizations, which manage their business policies and rules as part of governing and operating their organization and/or specifying their products and services, want to delegate the execution and enforcement of a significant part of their rules to information systems.

The interchange of rules in this use case, and the vocabulary (terms and facts) in terms of which the rules are formulated, takes place between two classes of rules systems:

2. Status

Describe the status of the use case, e.g. proposed, revised, reviewed, approved etc (and by whom, using a WikiName if possible). Note that the wiki will automatically keep a revision history, so version numbers aren't necessary.

3. Benefits of Interchange

List below some benefits of interchange in this use case, i.e. why interchange matters.

4. Requirements on the RIF

List requirements of this use case on the RIF.

5. Breakdown

5.1. Actors and their Goals

List the different parties who interact in this use case, along with their goals. They should be named with abstract role names, like "Buyer", "Seller", "Buyer's Agent", and "Government Agency".

5.2. Main Sequence

Provide the typical course of events, ordered as below in a sequence of steps.

  1. First step of sequence

  2. ...

  3. Last step of sequence

5.3. Alternate Sequences

Describe possible variations of the main sequence in separate subsections, assigning a title to each.

5.3.1. (Title of Alternate Sequence)

Describe the alternate sequence, referring to the steps in the main sequence above if convenient (to avoid repetition).

6. Narratives

Describe possible scenarios illustrating the use case in separate subsections, assigning a title to each.

6.1. (Title of Narrative)

Describe an individual scenario. Samples rules and other test data may be optionally included.

7. Commentary

Comments, issues, etc. Again, note that the wiki automatically keeps a revision history.