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Chapter 1. Introduction

1.1. What is a Business Rules Manager?
1.1.1. When to use Guvnor
1.1.2. Who uses Guvnor
1.2. Features outline

This section introduces Guvnor. See the other relevant sections for installation, usage and administration.

The Guvnor main screen

Figure 1.1. The Guvnor main screen

A business rules manager allows people to manage rules in a multi user environment, it is a single point of truth for your business rules, allowing change in a controlled fashion, with user friendly interfaces.

Guvnor is the name of the web and network related components for managing rules with drools. This combined with the core drools engine and other tools forms the business rules manager.