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Managing Decisions in IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6 (WB391G)

Managing Decisions in IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6 (WB391G)

Overview

Duration : 5 Days

An updated version of this course is available. For more information, click Managing Decisions in IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.7.1 (WB396G).

This course is also available as self-paced virtual (e-learning) course, Managing Decisions in IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6 (ZB391G). This option does not require any travel.

This course introduces business analysts to IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6. You learn the concepts and skills that are necessary to capture, author, validate, and manage business rules with Operational Decision Manager. 

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Objectives

  • Describe the benefits of implementing an Operational Decision Manager solution, and the collaboration that is required between the business and development teams
  • Identify the main user roles that are involved in designing and developing an Operational Decision Manager solution, and the tasks that are associated with each role
  • Explain modeling concepts and the UML notation that is relevant to modeling for business rules and events
  • Define and implement object models for business rules
  • Set up the rule authoring environment in Designer by working with rule projects, and synchronizing across development and business environments
  • Customize the vocabulary that is used in rules
  • Use good practices to discover and analyze business rules for implementation
  • Use the Operational Decision Manager rule editors to author business rules and decision tables
  • Run tests and simulations in Decision Center to validate decision logic and rule changes
  • Use various Decision Center features that support project management, such as smart folders and user options
  • Explain governance issues and work with Operational Decision Manager features that support decision governance

Course Outline

1. Course introduction

 

2. Introducing IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6

  • Exercise: Operational Decision Manager in action

 

3. Modeling for business rules

  • Exercise: Building the model on paper
  • Exercise: Implementing the model

 

4. Understanding rule projects

  • Exercise: Setting up a rule project

 

5. Working with the BOM

  • Exercise: Working with the BOM

 

6. Introducing Decision Center

  • Exercise: Exploring the Decision Center Business console
  • Exercise: Exploring the Decision Center Enterprise console

 

7. Introducing rule authoring

  • Exercise: Understanding the case study

 

8. Discovering and analyzing rules

  • Exercise: Discovering rules
  • Exercise: Analyzing rules

 

9. Working with conditions in rules

  • Exercise: Working with conditions in rules

 

10. Working with definitions in rules

  • Exercise: Working with definitions in rules

 

11. Writing complete rules

  • Exercise: Writing complete rules

 

12. Authoring decision tables and trees

  • Exercise: Authoring decision tables and trees
  • Exercise: Authoring rules: Putting it all together

 

13. Reviewing rules

  • Exercise: Reviewing rules

 

14. Running tests and simulations with Decision Validation Services

  • Exercise: Running tests and simulations

 

15. Introducing Enterprise console management features

  • Exercise: Working with Enterprise console management features

 

16. Introducing decision governance

  • Exercise: Working with the decision governance framework

 

17. Course summary

You should have:

  • Experience with identifying and defining business policies and rules
  • A basic understanding of business models
Course ID:
WB391G


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