Middleware


IBM

Delivery Format

Digital Learning

Classroom Learning



Authoring Rules in IBM WebSphere Operational Decision Management V7.5 (WB325G)


Course Overview

Course Duration 3 days. Authoring Rules in IBM WebSphere Operational Decision Management V7.5, This instructor-led course introduces business users to IBM WebSphere Operational Decision Management V7.5. In this course, you learn the concepts and skills that you need to author, update, and maintain business rules with WebSphere Operational Decision Management. Through instructor-led presentations and hands-on lab exercises, you learn about the core features of WebSphere Decision Center, which is the primary working environment for business users. After an overview of Operational Decision Management and the underlying technical features that support rule authoring, the course provides an in-depth look at rule authoring in Decision Center. A realistic case study is used throughout the course to demonstrate how to transform business policies into formal rules. You closely examine the business case study and its underlying business object model (BOM) to understand how the BOM is reflected in the rule editors. The exercises prepare you for the type of questions and issues that can arise while authoring and maintaining complex and evolving business decisions. In addition, the course covers Decision Center management features, such as queries, analysis, and reporting. You also work with tests and simulations to validate rule behavior.


Prerequisties

You should have experience with identifying and defining business policies and rules.


Objective

Describe the benefits of implementing an Operational Decision Management solution, and the collaboration that is required between the business and development teams Identify the key user roles that are involved in designing and developing an Operational Decision Management solution, and the tasks that are associated with each role Explain the underlying technical aspects of Operational Decision Management that make rule authoring possible, including the association betwe


Course Content

Course introduction Introducing IBM WebSphere Operational Decision Management V7.5 Operational Decision Management: Business rules Exercise: Operational Decision Management in action Foundations of rule authoring Introducing rule authoring Getting comfortable with Decision Center Exercise: Exploring Decision Center Exercise: Understanding the case study 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 Reviewing rules Exercise: Reviewing rules Running tests and simulations Exercise: Running tests and simulations Course summary