Delivery Format

Digital Learning

Classroom Learning

Developing Rule Solutions in IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6 (WB390G)

Course Overview

Recommended duration: 5 Days

Skill level: Intermediate This course is also available as classroom course ZB390G, Developing Rule Solutions in IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.0 This course introduces developers to IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6. In this course, you learn the concepts and skills that you need to design, develop, and integrate a business rule solution with Operational Decision Manager. Training Paths that reference this course are: Application Developer Skills for IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6


You should have: Experience with the Java programming language and object-oriented concepts Experience with Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) Knowledge of Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) Basic knowledge of Extensible Markup Language (XML) Note: If you do not meet all of the requirements, you can still complete the lab exercises for this class by following the step-by-step instructions that are provided.


Describe the benefits of implementing a decision management solution with Operational Decision Manager Identify the key user roles that are involved in designing and developing a decision management solution, and the tasks that are associated with each role Describe the development process of building a business rule application and the collaboration between business and development teams Set up and customize the business object model (BOM) and vocabulary for rule authorin

Course Content

Course introduction Introducing IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6 Exercise: Operational Decision Manager in action Getting started with business rule application development Exercise: Setting up rule projects Programming with business rules Developing object models Exercise: Working with the BOM Exercise: Refactoring Orchestrating ruleset execution Exercise: Working with ruleflows Authoring rules Exercise: Exploring action rules Exercise: Authoring action rules Exercise: Authoring decision tables and decision trees Customizing rule vocabulary with categories and domains Exercise: Working with static domains Exercise: Working with dynamic domains Queries and ruleset extraction Exercise: Queries and ruleset extraction Debugging rules Exercise: Executing rules locally Exercise: Debugging a ruleset Enabling tests and simulations Exercise: Enabling tests and simulations Managing deployment Exercise: Managing deployment Executing rules with Rule Execution Server Exercise: Exploring the Rule Execution Server console Exercise: Executing rules with Rule Execution Server in Java SE Exercise: Executing rules with Rule Execution Server in Java EE Exercise: Executing rules as a hosted transparent decision service (HTDS) Auditing and monitoring ruleset execution Exercise: Auditing ruleset execution through Decision Warehouse Working with the REST API Exercise: Working with the REST API Introducing decision governance Exercise: Working with decision services Course summary