This course is also available as self-paced virtual (e-learning) course Managing Decisions in IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.7.1 (ZB396G). This option does not require any travel.
This course introduces business analysts to IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.7.1. You learn the concepts and skills that are necessary to capture, author, validate, and manage business rules with Operational Decision Manager.
IBM Operational Decision Manager provides a complete platform for managing business rules by helping to automate and govern decisions across processes and applications.
This course focuses on the iterative nature of working collaboratively with business policy experts and development teams on rule projects. Through instructor-led presentations, product demonstrations, and hands-on lab exercises, you learn about the core features of Operational Decision Manager. You also receive intensive training in modeling business rule vocabulary, rule discovery, rule authoring, and rule governance and management. The course uses realistic scenarios and a case study to illustrate the principles and good practices for discovering, analyzing, and authoring business rules.
The lab environment for this course uses Windows 2008 Server R2 Standard.
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After completing this course, you should be able to:
This course is designed for business analysts.
Before taking this course, you should have:
Introducing IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.7.1
Exercise: Operational Decision Manager in action
Modeling for business rules
Exercise: Building the model on paper
Exercise: Implementing the model
Understanding decision services
Exercise: Setting up a decision service
Working with the BOM
Exercise: Working with the BOM
Introducing Decision Center
Exercise: Exploring the Decision Center Business console
Exercise: Exploring the Decision Center Enterprise console
Introducing rule authoring
Exercise: Understanding the case study
Discovering and analyzing rules
Exercise: Discovering rules
Exercise: Analyzing rules
Working with conditions in rules
Exercise: Working with conditions in rules
Working with definitions in rules
Exercise: Working with definitions in rules
Writing complete rules
Exercise: Writing complete rules
Authoring decision tables and trees
Exercise: Authoring decision tables and trees
Exercise: Authoring rules: Putting it all together
Running tests and simulations in the Enterprise console
Exercise: Running tests and simulations in the Enterprise console
Introducing decision governance
Exercise: Working with the decision governance framework