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business rule

A directive, policy or procedure within an organization. Business rules may also come from outside sources such as government regulations and membership association guidelines. See BRE and SME.
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DoD Components will also plan for a January 1, 2005, implementation of the passive RFID business rules.
Business rules, as described here, represent the business logic created by company management, industry regulatory boards and the government.
Business rules represent, in a readable and easy to modify format, the hundreds or even thousands of business policies that drive business processes - from customer, supplier and partner agreements to operations procedures.
By memorandum, dated April 14, 2003 (attached), I directed the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) to proceed with a time-phased implementation of changes in business rules to limit government source inspections for contracts valued below $250,000.