AI and Business Rule Engines for Excel Power Users

AI and Business Rule Engines for Excel Power Users

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 386 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (March 31, 2023)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 180461954X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1804619544

eBook Description:

AI and Business Rule Engines for Excel Power Users: A power-packed manual to enhance your decision-making with the application of Business Rules using KIE, Drools, Kogito, MS Excel, Power Automate, Office Script, and MS Forms

Microsoft Excel is widely adopted across diverse industries, but Excel Power Users often encounter limitations such as complex formulas, obscure business knowledge, and errors from using outdated sheets. They need a better enterprise-level solution, and this book introduces Business rules combined with the power of AI to tackle the limitations of Excel.

This guide will give you a roadmap to link KIE (an industry-standard open-source application) to Microsoft’s business process automation tools, such as Power Automate, Power Query, Office Script, Forms, VBA, Script Lab, and GitHub. You’ll dive into the graphical Decision Modeling standard including decision tables, FEEL expressions, and advanced business rule editing and testing.

  • Use KIE and Drools decision services to write AI-based business rules
  • Link Business Rules to Excel using Power Query, Script Lab, Office Script, and VBA
  • Build an end-to-end workflow with Microsoft Power Automate and Forms while integrating it with Excel and Kogito
  • Collaborate on and deploy your decision models using OpenShift, Azure, and GitHub
  • Discover advanced editing using the graphical Decision Model Notation (DMN) and testing tools
  • Use Kogito to combine AI solutions with Excel

By the end of the AI and Business Rule Engines for Excel Power Users book, you’ll be able to share your business knowledge as graphical models, deploy and execute these models in the cloud (with Azure and OpenShift), link them back to Excel, and then execute them as an end-to-end solution removing human intervention. You’ll be equipped to solve your Excel queries and start using the next generation of Microsoft Office tools.


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