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How to Build Business Rules

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  • How to Build Business Rules

    Say I have a life insurance questionnaire that asks about scuba diving. How do I build the underwriting rules for this app?
    Here are two sample examples of insurances questions and their associated business rules.


    Q
    what type of diving do you do?

    Responses (drop downs)
    Open Water
    Cave

    Business Rule
    If client clicks Open Water, then approve
    If client clicks Cave then refer file to underwriter



    Q
    How deep do you dive?

    Responses (drop downs)
    <= 120'
    >120'

    Business Rule
    If client clicks <=120', then approve
    If client clicks >120' then refer file to underwriter


    Where do these rules reside?
    What if a client changes a response from Open Water to Cave. The rules have to run again so that the file does not get approved before an underwriter looks at it.
    What if there are other rules, outside of this question, that might impact this rule. Say for example that we have rules for liver function tests. If Gamma GT is <=50 then approve, if more than >50 then refer to underwriter. But there might also be linkage into the scuba rule. If Gamma GT lies between 40 and 50 and the client does scuba then the file refers to an underwriter regardless and the responses to the scuba q.

    This whole rule thing can get quite complex.
    How is this handled in A5?
    Last edited by hangbill; 10-29-2014, 07:25 AM.

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    Re: How to Build Business Rules

    this looks like follow up on the post or just a continuation
    http://msgboard.alphasoftware.com/al...-(web-project)

    in that older post I gave you an example (post #3) where if they decide to change the choice the logic will run again because it is tied to onChange event. take a look and see. if you are not clear post back I will see if I can provide additional help.
    thanks for reading

    gandhi

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